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Neutral Milk Hotel’s ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ is a modern masterpiece

Neutral Milk Hotel’s ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ is a modern masterpiece

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Reviews

I’d like to start off this review by saying that it took me a while to enjoy this album. Last summer, I heard people hyping this up as one of the best albums of the century that everyone needed to hear. It has accrued a massive amount of critical acclaim and popularity over the years and is...

Carlmont Drumline encourages school spirit

Carlmont Drumline encourages school spirit

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus

The football team scores. The crowd goes wild. The snap of a snare drum echoes through the night.  This sound came from William Yonts, a senior and the leader of Carlmont Drumline. The other members of the team respond with sounds from their own instruments to create a unified series of cadenc...

‘Boarding House Reach’ is a boundary pushing rock and roll experience

‘Boarding House Reach’ is a boundary pushing rock and roll experience

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


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I hear the phrase 'rock is dead' all too often these days. While I don't personally believe this, there is truth behind the statement. Rock is certainly less popular now than it ever has been. In the past 30 years, rock has steadily declined in prominence, with adult-alternative bands, like Trai...

Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

May 20, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

On May 9, 19-year-old cellist Jeremy Tai gave a masterclass to Carlmont’s Symphony Orchestra. Later, he performed Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85 with the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra.

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Parents and students shuffled in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Wednesday to attend the first night of Carlmont instrumental music's Spring Concert series, in which the jazz ensembles and jazz combos perform. This is one of three shows that is being put on by Carlmont instrumental musi...

The Weeknd has the blues in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

The Weeknd has the blues in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Reviews

As one of pop music’s top selling artists, Abel Tesfaye, more commonly known as The Weeknd, has defined modern music with his unique sound and mysterious persona. In his true artistic pursuit, he has made R&B his own with his dark, perplexing tone, making his own style of music that has buil...

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


Filed under Campus

Sunny blue skies and solid ground greeted all 108 Carlmont music students once they disembarked the Carnival Inspiration cruise ship. Every other year, the Carlmont Instrumental Music program books a tour for their advanced music ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and Symphonic Band. Contrary to the pre...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students and parents poured into the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, March 9 to attend Chamber Music Night. Instrumental Chamber Music Night is a Carlmont tradition in which small groups and soloists perform short selections of instrumental music. "Anything goes," Assistant Instrum...

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

After months of hard work and preparation, "The Wedding Singer" has finally arrived at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC). This is the fourth Carlmont musical directed by Stephanie Maysonave. "This year I wanted to give the kids more contemporary material. Our last play, 'Anything Goes,'...

G-Eazy confesses his struggle in his album ‘The Beautiful & Damned’

G-Eazy confesses his struggle in his album ‘The Beautiful & Damned’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Reviews

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1922 novel, "The Beautiful & Damned," explores the corrupt high-class society of 1920s New York, displaying people as shallow, pleasure-seeking, and intoxicated with greed. G-Eazy’s new album, “The Beautiful & Damned,” portrays just that. In this new album, Gerald...

‘Flower Boy’ blossoms with creativity

‘Flower Boy’ blossoms with creativity

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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“Scum F*ck Flower Boy” is absolutely superb. Tyler goes even harder in a neo-soul direction than his previous release and tightens up his flow for what is by far the best LP (Long Play) that Tyler, The Creator has ever… well, created. Tyler Okonma, better known as Tyler, The Creator, is a rapper, pr...

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