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Who is Ceramic Animal?

Who is Ceramic Animal?

Ben Pease, Reporter March 12, 2021

Psychedelic rock continues to be revolutionized and modernized as different artists add their take to the continually changing and developing genre. Ceramic Animal is one band that is putting their own...

Pictured above are some of Jon VanOss's personal picks for essential records.

Essential records for the vinyl enthusiast

Mike Baldus, Reporter March 6, 2021

Owner of the local record shop, Off The Record, Jon VanOss, gives his educated opinion on essential records for the vinyl enthusiast.  These selections are based on a number of factors, such as popularity,...

Miriam Deyoung helps eighth grade choir teacher Mr. Payton

Miriam Deyoung helps eighth grade choir teacher Mr. Payton

Misgana Deur, Reporter February 14, 2021

Senior Miriam Deyoung helped out eighth-grade choir teacher Parks Payton by recording music for students who are online.  “Mr. Payton reached out to me and asked if I would be willing to create recordings...

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‘drivers license’ becomes hit for more reasons than one

Sarah Mayer, Reporter February 10, 2021

As a teen, I need to have playlists for every situation. I usually rotate through rap and hip-hop, but recently my mix has been interrupted. My new favorite song is called “Drivers License'' by Olivia...

The Flaming Lips’ American Head is on fire

Ben Pease, Reporter November 16, 2020

The Flaming Lips have been writing and recording music as a band for three decades. Yet, even on their 17th studio record, American Head, they still maintain a sort of creative edge over other bands, a...

Finest Yet

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter January 14, 2020

The one and only former One Direction star Harry Styles released a new album on Dec. 13 called “Fine Line.” Not only is Styles divine looking, but his vocal abilities are also through the roof!  His...

West plunges into spiritual  failure

West plunges into spiritual failure

Gabi Nadeau, Reporter November 26, 2019

Kanye West's new album, Jesus is King, is a disappointing release. Not only did it lack culture but it was a completely new genre of music and appeal for his household name.  Kaynes fame started from...

Twisting music beyond mainstream

Twisting music beyond mainstream

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter November 26, 2019

Two years ago was the first time I listened to Rex Orange County when my younger brother played one of his first singles, “Best Friend” in the car and I’ve been in love ever since. Alex O’Conner,...

New music to come this November

New music to come this November

Gabi Nadeau, Reporter November 8, 2019

November is a month filled with new music. The rap scene is about to gain potential bangers with six new album releases, EPs (extended play) and singles.  November 1st Earl Sweatshirt, Feet of clay Second...

Orchestra holds Halloween concert

Orchestra holds Halloween concert

Gabriella Amores , Reporter October 30, 2018

Monsters, Ghouls, Flutes, and bassoons? If you enjoy both music and Halloween, you should know about Grand Haven High School’s upcoming 2018 Orchestra Halloween Concert, on October 30th, this Tuesday...

The black and white cover of the album

Die Lit album does not amaze

Nick Garvale, Reporter May 29, 2018

After shocking the music world with “Magnolia”, Playboi Carti released his surprise album “Die Lit” on May 11. This project certainly does not add to his reputation. The stain from this album will...

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