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Music Production Club hosts the next generation of music producers

Music Production Club hosts the next generation of music producers

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

Heavy bass booms out of a speaker’s subwoofers as a loud melody reaches the ears of passersby. These are the sounds of the weekly Music Production Club, founded in order to provide digital musicians at Carlmont a way to express their passions and talent. “Everyone in the club is connected...

Ghost Town’s album ‘Evolution’ shows change is okay

Ghost Town’s album ‘Evolution’ shows change is okay

Lauren McNair, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Every time Ghost Town comes out with a new album they are either hated for it, or many people become completely obsessed with it. Ghost Town came out with their new album "Evolution" on Nov. 6, 2016, and their music includes genres such as post hardcore, electronic dance music, dubstep, and horror...

Music Teachers’ Association of California donates music to fire victims

Music Teachers’ Association of California donates music to fire victims

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under News

When one thinks of the California fires, not many people would associate it with the loss of music teachers' studios and collections. This is why the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC) are organizing a drive for unused music to donate to teachers who lost their own music collections i...

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Another music festival added to the Bay Area's many. On Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, Rolling Loud Festival took on Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre for two days filled with music, food, and sweaty bodies. The lineup included popular rappers like Lil Wayne, SchoolBoy Q, and Lil Uzi Vert, who all had lighting and special effects ...

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

With the beginning of a new school year, the members of the Instrumental Music Council hope to hold fundraisers to benefit the music program and create a friendly community for all music students at Carlmont. The club meets weekly on Fridays at lunch in front of F20 to discuss new ideas and future...

The ‘Smokin’ Slice of Mojo’ jams in E2

The ‘Smokin’ Slice of Mojo’ jams in E2

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

October 4, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Joseph Gomez reports on The Smokin' Slice of Mojo Band rehearsal in room E2.  

Save the Music Festival celebrates 15th anniversary

Save the Music Festival celebrates 15th anniversary

Justin Som, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

The banging of drums. The fanfare of trumpets, clarinets, and saxophones. The guitar and vocals of the rock band, Caravanserai. All sights attendees of the Save The Music Festival saw and heard throughout the day. On Oct. 1, the annual Save the Music Festival gathered an ensemble of local bands and...

Zayn Malik and Sia come together in ‘Dusk till Dawn’

Zayn Malik and Sia come together in ‘Dusk till Dawn’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Former One Direction singer,  Zayn Malik, has just dropped a new single accompanied with an action-packed music video in “Dusk till Dawn.” After two years of being a solo artist, Malik’s career seems to be going to new heights. According to Variety News, the song was co-written with 2017 Grammy Producer of ...

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Reviews

We mourned the loss of a bright musical artist, Taylor Swift, on Aug. 27. Or maybe we just mourned her reputation and tried to welcome her newly-modified self through the singer's new hit singles “...Ready For It?” and “Look What You Made Me Do." In the past, the star featured a more gent...

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont’s annual instrumental music spring concert series is just around the corner. The concert series includes performances from concert band and string orchestra on May 17,  the symphony band and symphony orchestra on May 18, and jazz ensembles and jazz combos on May 19. Tickets to see t...

Carlmont Instrumental Chamber Music Night offers new variety

Carlmont Instrumental Chamber Music Night offers new variety

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

The theater dims. The stage lights up. Out from behind the curtain come two smiling musicians, flushed with excitement and ready to perform. They begin to play, music filling the theater and captivating the audience. Just minutes before, the musicians had been feverishly practicing, making the band...

Music tunes out unnecessary stress

Music tunes out unnecessary stress

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

Walking on campus, it’s easy to spot the hoards of students meandering through the halls with their headphones plugged in, lost in the music. Music has become widely accessible to all, allowing students to use it wherever and whenever. Students are able to listen to music while studying or comp...

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