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Music you aren’t listening to: Brockhampton

Music you aren’t listening to: Brockhampton

By Jackson Resnick, Social Media Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Tearing down all stereotypes in the music scene, Brockhampton (BH) is probably the most exciting act in music right now. The self-proclaimed “boyband” met online when frontman Kevin Abstract posted a message on Kanye West fan forum, KanyeToThe, asking if anyone wanted to form a band. This was the...

Logic returns to his mixtape roots

Logic returns to his mixtape roots

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Online Exclusives

  On one of hip-hop artist Logic’s songs entitled “Everybody,” he raps, “OK I was gone for a minute but I’m back now. Sit the f*&% down.” With the recent release of his mixtape “Bobby Tarantino II,” listeners might wish he had never left, and wish he won’t ever go away ag...

Migos add to “culture” with second chart-topping album

Migos add to “culture” with second chart-topping album

By Gaurav Gandhi, Lead Graphic Designer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

For the second time in under one year, Georgia-based hip-hop trio, Migos, released a chart-topping studio album, this time being Culture II. The sequel to 2017 Grammy-nominated Culture, Culture II features double the songs and is loaded with some of the best artists today alongside Quavo, Takeoff and...

Student Art Spotlight: Teddi Yoo

Student Art Spotlight: Teddi Yoo

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

There are many talented artists and musicians at CHS. However, not many can say that they excel at not one, but two instruments. Junior Teddi Yoo has been picked to be a member of the National Association for Music Education this year for her accomplishments in violin. She has also been granted a...

“Visiting Musicians” volunteer for senior citizens

“Visiting Musicians” volunteer for senior citizens

By Sophie Liss, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

CHS is home to many talented music groups, ranging from choral groups such as Show-Stoppers and Voices of a Generation to the skillful band and orchestra, but the CHS Visiting Musicians add a whole new level of variety to the music CHS has to offer. The CHS Visiting Musicians club travels to different senior citi...

This is Sahara: CHS alumna shoots for stardom

This is Sahara: CHS alumna shoots for stardom

By Sara Heimlich, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Since she was three years old, current University of Maryland sophomore and 2016 CHS alumna Sahara Mokhtari has been singing along to all of her favorite tunes. Since she was ten years old, she’s been writing original songs, merely dreaming of the day that she would hear her own song play over the...

K-pop group BTS brings music craze to CHS

K-pop group BTS brings music craze to CHS

By Dani Miller, Opinions Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

In 2012, South Korean rapper PSY released “Gangnam Style,” a song that encaptured America and had everyone dancing for months after. However, the Gangnam Style craze doesn’t even begin to encompass the K-pop craze that was to follow. To fully grasp K-pop mania, one has to first understand what...

DRAM’s “Big Baby”: sophomore effort excels

DRAM’s “Big Baby”: sophomore effort excels

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Mixing rock, blues, soul, R&B and electronic dance music (EDM) with hip-hop and rap to create great music may seem impossible, but to hip-hop artist DRAM, it can be achieved, and he proves this on his newest album. Two years after the release of his debut album “Gahdamn!” DRAM has come out...

Stapleton’s third album supplies raw sound

Stapleton’s third album supplies raw sound

By Jake Herman, News Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

  Chris Stapleton’s third album “From A Room: Volume 2,” released Dec. 1, sticks to the elements that made its predecessor, “From A Room: Volume 1,” the best-selling country album of 2017. The result is an album that nearly equals “Volume 1” in charm and is sure to achieve similar ...

XXXTentacion Reveals Multiple Layers with 17

XXXTentacion Reveals Multiple Layers with 17

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

There are so many different genres an artist’s music can embody; there are so many ways an artist can change their sound; there are so many blips of information floating around the internet about each and every artist; there are so many different things to understand and comprehend in regards to th...

Walk the Moon delivers unique beats

Walk the Moon delivers unique beats

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

“What If Nothing” is actually “something” worth listening to if you are a fan of Walk the Moon.     This new album is their first in three years since “TALKING IS HARD.”  “What If Nothing” mixes sounds from what feels like two totally different worlds, and brings them tog...

New D.C. venue gains popularity among CHS students

New D.C. venue gains popularity among CHS students

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

CHS students now have a new local hotspot to escape the hardships of school work and enjoy their favorite musicians live. The Anthem, which opened Oct.12 with an inaugural show by the Foo Fighters, has attracted many big name artists such as Zedd, Lorde, Lil Uzi Vert and others. “I saw Zedd at...

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