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Find stress relief during finals through music

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Instrumental music in the background helps you study better and increases productivity, especially with finals around the corner. Studying in silence is too eerie but at the same time catchy lyrics are too distracting, and the last thing you want is crucial studying hours lost. This is why jazz and cl...

“Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne is horridly uninspiring for a comeback

“Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne is horridly uninspiring for a comeback

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

Canadian artist Avril Lavigne released "Head Above Water," her sixth studio album that was delayed due to being diagnosed with Lyme disease. Unfortunately, this album is repetitive and is a weak return into the music industry. The titular song "Head Above Water," has some profound and meaningful lyrics...

“No Candle No Light” by ZAYN ft Nicki Minaj is just another burned out track

“No Candle No Light” by ZAYN ft Nicki Minaj is just another burned out track

Damon Ong, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

The highly anticipated duet, "No Candle No Light," by ZAYN featuring Nicki Minaj dropped on Nov. 16, explored an electronic sound not typically associated with either artist. The best compliment for the track is how catchy the beat is, but everything else seemingly falls in the generic region, with l...

Michale Bublé returns with new album ‘Love’

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

After a two year hiatus, Michael Bublé has returned with his new album "Love," consisting of songs that express Bublé’s deep love for his fans, music and most evidently, his family. "Love" has an overall jazz pop genre feel, with jaunty big jazz melodies in most of the songs. The impeccable perfo...

Little Mix’s “Women Like Me” video shows women transcend norms

Little Mix’s “Women Like Me” video shows women transcend norms

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

Four member girl group Little Mix, known for their empowering lyrics to women, teamed up with rapper and singer, Nicki Minaj, in their new hit single, “Women Like Me," which combined with the music video, shows you don't have to be the "typical woman" to be your true inner queen. The music video...

Anticipated album ‘iridescence’ by BROCKHAMPTON does not disappoint

Anticipated album ‘iridescence’ by BROCKHAMPTON does not disappoint

John Michael Bricker, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Reviews

BROCKHAMPTON’s fourth studio album, “iridescence,” released on Sept. 21, is the hip-hop boyband's most ambitious work yet, fueled by flawless chemistry and artistic growth from their members. After breaking out with their 2017 “SATURATION” album, BROCKHAMPTON scrapped their fourth project “Puppy,...

Summer Music: Rock legends reunite with fiery ‘Beatles’ cover

Christian Trujano, Editor in Chief

July 26, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

The Beatles’ classic hit, “Helter Skelter,” got a musical makeover by shock-rock legends Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, both embracing their trademark sounds. In the midst of Zombie’s tour with Manson, “Twins of Evil: The Second Coming,” Zombie introduced the idea to cover this song, p...

Summer Music: Best albums of 2018 so far

John Bricker and Christian Trujano

July 7, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

  Parquet Courts - “Wide Awake!” Parquet Courts’ sixth studio album “Wide Awake!” is a masterclass in modern punk rock. The album offers a broad and sobering critique of modern American society, calling media coverage of tragedies like school shootings “a pornographic spec...

De Anza Budget Crisis: Music

June 28, 2018


Filed under News, Video

De Anza College’s music department is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget reduction...

Music Buzz: Dearly Divided punk band from Oakland moves on up

Music Buzz: Dearly Divided punk band from Oakland moves on up

Yousif Kassab, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015


Filed under Features

Not all art is created equal: That’s the ugly truth. A perfect testament is Oakland melodic punk band Dearly Divided. The band, comprised of lead vocalist Jamie Cairns, bassist Brett Matthews, drummer Aaron Bruski and new lead guitarist Doug Young, has seen some trials and tribulations. When the...