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Dive into the complex mind of The 1975’s ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’

The 1975, via Matty Healy's Instagram

Leticia Samame, Reporter

June 6, 2020

British alternative band The 1975 released their fourth studio album “Notes on a Conditional Form,” or “NOACF,” on May 22. The band consists of frontman singer and songwriter Matthew (Matty) Healy, lead guitarist Adam Hann, bassist Ross MacDonald and drummer and producer George Daniel. Similar...

Bad Bunny is creating leaps of progression in a machismo run field

Bad Bunny for Paper magazine via Bad Bunny's Instagram, @badbunnypr. Photographed by Robert John Kley.

Leticia Samame, Reporter

June 3, 2020

Bad Bunny's catchy Grammy award-winning music is not all there is to him, he’s also been using his ever-growing platform to advocate for women's rights and LGBTQIA+ communities. Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, 26, or better known to the world as ‘Bad Bunny’, is truly an innovator in the Latinx...

Bad Bunny ‘hops out’ with surprise album, ‘La Que No Iban a Salir’ to brighten our shelter-in-place

Bad Bunny 'hops out' with surprise album, 'La Que No Iban a Salir' to brighten our shelter-in-place

Carissa Caro, Reporter

May 20, 2020

Bad Bunny “hops out” with surprise album, “La Que No Iban a Salir” to brighten our shelter-in-place On May 10, Bad Bunny released a surprise album titled “Las Que No Iban a Salir,” which translates to “The ones that weren’t going to be released,” proving he has no plans on stopping...

De Anza’s Top 5 songs by Asian and Pacific Islander Artists

Asian and Pacific Islander artists: Yung Rizzo, AmPm , HOANG, Robotaki, and Code Kunst

Roselle Lagmay, Reporter

May 14, 2020

For the month of May, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans come together and celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage. Here are five songs to help you connect to the cultures.   “Prism” by AmPm featuring Miyuna Anime watchers have probably heard this song during the openin...

De Anza’s Top 5 songs for a productive week

Graphics by Ashley Gonzalez

Cameron Oleary, Reporter

May 12, 2020

For college students not used to taking online classes, struggling to stay focused, the key to staying productive is music. Here are five songs that are perfect for studying. "Kickstart My Heart" by Motley Crüe With no set schedule during the lockdown, one of the problems students run into is...

Music students find alternative ways to perform during the pandemic

Members of the Chamber Orchestra meets every Thursday through the Zoom video meeting site.

Vanessa Nazareno, Reporter

May 3, 2020

De Anza College music students are now meeting and practicing together through virtual band sessions as a result of sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anna Somber, 56, music major, said that she and other music students were unsure of how online classes will work for them. “At first,...

The Weeknd delivers brilliant blend of melancholy and triumph in ‘After Hours’ 

Source: theweeknd.com

Oscar Frias-Rivera, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2020

The Weeknd just released his highly anticipated album, “After Hours” after not releasing an album in over 3 years, and I definitely recommend this album if you’re a fan of the depth and melancholy in his songs. This album reminds me of a darker version of his previous album, “Starboy,” because...

Music App of the year – Youtube Music

Source: Google Play Store

Rodrigo Gutierrez, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

Youtube Music is the superior music platform out now. If you put in the decent amount of research you’ll find that Apple, Spotify, Tidal, Soundcloud, and iHeartRadio are pretty much the same app. They all cost the same, their displays are identical, they have similar deals and prices, they boast...

Bad Bunny’s new album sounds like summer 

Source: Discogs.com

Kassandra Zeledon, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

Bad Bunny’s anticipated album “YHLQMDLG” dropped Saturday night at midnight and fans everywhere went crazy over it. YHLQMDLG is short for “Yo hago lo que me da la gana,” meaning, "I do whatever I want."  The first track immediately embodies that attitude.  My personal favorite “La...

Looking for new music? Here are 3 underrated artists you need to check out

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

If you’re looking for new music to listen to, there are a couple of resources you can use. Spotify’s “Discover Weekly” playlist has some really excellent recommendations that are tailored to your tastes. It is always worth looking at what your favorite artists are listening to, which can usu...