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Thats a Wrap! - Everything About Spotify Wrapped 2021

That’s a Wrap! – Everything About Spotify Wrapped 2021

Marcela Maya, Staff Reporter January 6, 2022

At the end of the year, all Spotify users can look forward to Spotify Wrapped, which is an overview of the music they have listened to most throughout the year. Spotify users also receive a generated playlist...

“30” debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart, with 839,000 copies sold in its first week. 692,000 of those copies were derived from non-streaming purchases. This makes “30” the most commercially successful album of 2021 so far.

Adele’s somber return

Annaliese Long, Staff Reporter December 9, 2021

Since the release of her third studio album, “25”, there was much mystery about when the arrival of Adele’s next project would be. A hefty six years later, the world was finally able to listen to...

Harry Styles: JAM Sesh

Harry Styles: JAM Sesh

Listen as Julia, Avery and Makayla chat with special guest Annaliese Long after seeing Harry Styles: Love on Tour. From fashion to favorite songs, these girls have a lot to discuss. Follow along to see...

Taylor Swift’s 8th album folklore was released on July 24. Its companion album evermore was released Dec. 11.

Swift’s new era

Avery Ranum, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

I cannot say I was surprised on Mar. 14 when Taylor Swift won the 2021 Grammys’ album of the year for her 8th project, folklore. I was even sporting my beige hoodie with the album's cover on it in support....

Taylor Swift’s 8th studio album folklore has already amassed over 72 million streams, surpassing Swift’s previous album Lover in its first few weeks. The first track off the album, “the 1” was streamed more than 2.7 million times within the first 24 hours of its release.

folklore: an exciting surprise or sudden let down?

Avery Ranum, Staff Reporter October 5, 2020

No one was prepared for the sudden influx of photos uploaded to Taylor Swift’s Instagram page on July 23. These photos were meticulously positioned to piece together different parts of one photo: the...

Taylor Swift was our staffs chosen artist of the decade. She has been the recipient of a plethora of awards and recognitions as the most awarded artist at the American Music Awards in addition to 10 Grammys.

Artist of the Decade – Taylor Swift

Porter Huyck, Staff Reporter February 5, 2020

Taylor Swift is the preeminent artist of the 2010’s. Swift began her career young, writing and performing her own songs from a young age. She experienced early success, becoming the youngest artist...

Album cover of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West, drawn by Aurora Jimenez Castro. This was the staff pick for album of the decade.

Album of the Decade – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Carson Cashion, Sports Editor January 30, 2020

When Kanye West stormed the stage at the 2009 VMA’s to interrupt Taylor Swifts’ acceptance speech, he sent shockwaves across the music industry. When he exiled himself in Hawaii to work on his upcoming...

Brutus performs at Fiddlers Green Irish Pub & Eatery in Winter Park. World History teacher Brain Kupfer plays guitar for the band.

Brutus the Band takes the stage

Brooke Holland, Staff Reporter January 28, 2020

On a Friday night in November, Fiddlers Green: Irish Pub looks quiet and isolated from the outside, but is bursting with rock and roll tunes in the inside. Brutus the Band, a group collaboratively formed...

August and September saw music from mainstream hit makers such as Taylor Swift and Young Thug. The season also had shining moments from up and comers and industry veterans.

Falls’ Best Music

Aurora Jimenez Castro, Entertainment Editor October 7, 2019

August is a slow month in the world of entertainment, fall television has not started, summer blockbusters are slowing and venues lull in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Despite this, the...

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