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Opinion: Podcasts are the future of audio

Opinion: Podcasts are the future of audio

Maddy Ting, Scot Scoop Editor

October 8, 2019

The average American spends more than 4.5 hours each day listening to music. But in a few years, that may change.  This is not because music is going out of style. Rather, a new trend is coming to the forefront, rising in popularity throughout the past couple of years. Please welcome to the stage...

Annual Salsa Festival brings the community together

Annual Salsa Festival brings the community together

Zoey Beresford

October 3, 2019

The rhythm of the music and people's tapping feet brought the Bay Area back together once again for the annual Salsa Festival. Packed crowds swarmed the streets of Redwood City at the 12th-annual festival. The vibe that fluctuated throughout the city left everyone with something to remember. The...

Many ‘sing’ the praises of upcoming Save the Music Festival

Many ‘sing’ the praises of upcoming Save the Music Festival

Adri ten Cate, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

With the Save the Music Festival fast approaching, leaders are taking the time to reflect on the purpose behind the popular event. According to the National Association for Music Education, music has a positive effect on student academics. Musical training helps develop areas of the brain associated with language and reasoning, as well as engage st...

The debut album of mxmtoon is a beautiful look into the mind of a modern teen

The debut album of mxmtoon is a beautiful look into the mind of a modern teen

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

September 21, 2019

Independent artist mxmtoon's debut album, “the masquerade,” is a raw, honest, and gorgeous testament to the modern teenager. Mxmtoon (pronounced em-ex-em-toon), or “Maia,” as fans know her, is 19 years old and has been creating music since she first started singing in her middle school band...

Lana Del Rey’s new album leaves little to critique

Lana Del Rey’s new album leaves little to critique

Zachary Khouri, Scot Scoop Editor

September 6, 2019

If you told me a year ago that an album called “Norman F***ing Rockwell” would be one of the best of 2019, I wouldn’t have believed you. And yet it is.  Lana Del Rey has always been a controversial artist. Since she emerged onto the alternative pop scene in 2011 with her hit song “Video Game...

Carlmont Con allows students to share creative content

Carlmont Con allows students to share creative content

Talia Fine, Scot Scoop Editor

May 20, 2019

Carlmont Con, an event organized by ASB President Valerie Wang, was presented as a quasi-music festival. However, this one would exclusively feature the creative content of Carlmont students. This content included musical stylings from bands and solo-artists, clothing such as sweatshirts and scrunchies,...

Billie Eilish’s debut album presents an unconventional approach to pop music

Billie Eilish’s debut album presents an unconventional approach to pop music

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

Billie Eilish's debut album “When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?” brings a variety of unique yet cohesive songs that are reshaping the norm of pop. Eilish is a 17-year-old American singer and songwriter. Eilish’s 21-year-old brother Finneas O'Connell, produces and collaborates on much of ...

Juice Wrld lights up the stage in San Francisco

Juice Wrld lights up the stage in San Francisco

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

While San Francisco residents went about their typical Monday routines, 8,500 people danced the night away inside the Civic Auditorium at a Juice Wrld concert. Out of the 18 shows on the tour, American rapper Juice Wrld made a stop in San Francisco, Calif. on Monday, May 1. His name, Juice Wrld, intends ...

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Multimedia – Part One: Music

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Multimedia – Part One: Music

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Miki Nguyen

April 17, 2019

Episode Nine: Mainstream Media will be split into three parts: music, books, and television & movies. In Part One of Episode Nine, Zach discusses controversy in the LGBTQ music community along with LGBTQ musicians and their impact. Edited by Mikayla Nguyen....

Music performance captures audience’s attention

Music performance captures audience’s attention

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

The Belmont Library hosted yet another musical performance in an attempt to spread knowledge about different music styles and engage the audience in a unique performance.  "From Baroque, Classic to Ragtime: An Afternoon With Music" was not just a regular music performance. The musicians interact...

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018

The Jazz Club is a community of musicians who meet almost every day at lunch to practice what they love: jazz music. The club is well known in the band room but does not get any other exposure as it was not at this years' club fair. Most of the people at Jazz Club heard about it from other people...

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

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