Alien Man: The Life of David Bowie

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson  David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a leading figure in popular music for over five decades, acclaimed by critics and other musicians for his innovative work. His career was marked by reinvention and […]

Psychedelic Nights: The Story of The Grateful Dead

Staff Writer Hannah Johnson   The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. Ranging from quintet to septet, the band is known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, psychedelia, experimental music, modal jazz, country, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, and space rock. They have a […]

Purple Haze: The Life and Legacy of Jimi Hendrix

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson    James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated […]

Here Comes Your…Band! The Story of The Pixies

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson   The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. Until 2013, the band comprised Black Francis (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Joey Santiago (lead guitar), Kim Deal (bass, backing vocals) and David Lovering (drums). The band disbanded acrimoniously in 1993, but reunited in 2004. After Deal left […]

All This Rotting Fruit: A New era of music is coming, and its name is Peach Pit

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson Peach Pit, brought to life in 2016 with the release of their now coveted debut ep “Sweet F.A”.  Their fame arose quickly as now they have a giant following and dedicated fans all around the world.  Originated in Vancouver, Canada, they formed in high school when pals Smith and Chris Vanderkooy, […]

Slave to the Music Industry?

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He was a musical innovator who was known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range. His music integrates a wide variety of styles, including funk, […]

Climbing Up the Billboard Charts

Staff Writer: Hannah Suh Sept. 18 2017, the seven-member group, BTS, came out with their newest album, “DNA”. After winning “Top Social Artist” at the Billboard Music Awards, this group had gained an abundance of popularity in the United States. Their previous album then started climbing up the Billboard charts, slowly but surely. Surprisingly, their new album completely took over […]