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Jack White’s new album, Blunderbuss: an explosion of average music.

April 30, 2012

By Zak Buciznsky In-depth Editor When I heard that Jack White had come out with his first solo album, Blunderbuss, I flew to my computer with an urgent sense of desperation.  As a huge fan of Jack Whites other musical projects, (The White Stripes, The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs,) I had over-l...

Best Dahm Songs

April 22, 2012

By Aungelina Dahm Staff Writer Track: July Artist: Drake featuring Jhene Aiko Genre: R&B/Rap Release Date: early 2010 Drake has gotten me through some tough times, and has helped me enjoy some of the most greatest times of my life.His words that he uses in his songs are some of the most inspiring and...

Schools wins 2012 GRAMMY Signature Schools Gold Award

April 11, 2012

By Sarah Gervais Staff Writer “Hard work pays off,” band director Chris Barnum said. The strong music education program, led by Barnum, has won the 2012 GRAMMY signature schools gold award.  The Grammy Foundation's "Signature Schools” program recognizes top U.S. public high schools who demonst...

Daydreaming of Davy Jones

March 26, 2012

By Matt bajkowski Sports Editor With the death of musician, Davy Jones, I recently started listening again to one of the best pop groups of the 60’s, The Monkees.  There are more than a few songs Jones sang throughout his time with the Monkees, since he was one of two members to carry the band on after the original line up was broken.  But when I think of the songs that Jones sang, one always comes to mind, “Daydream Believer” from The Monkees’ ’68 album, The Birds, The Bees, and The Monkees. Read More »...

Video: Music festival beats traditional tune

March 10, 2012

By Jack McDermott Staff Writer The best musicians from all District 214 high schools were featured this past Thursday in the Honors Music Festival.  The event took place from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Forest View Alternative School. The three ensembles featured were honors choir, honors orchestra, an...

SaftySuit delivers with long awaited album

January 24, 2012

By Jenny Johnson   News Editor   It only took four years, four months and ten days, but SafetySuit with "These Times" came out Jan. 3.    This album is extremely different from their last album "Life Left to Go," though that happens most the time when a band is gone that long. Unlike other bands, ...

'Fallen Empires' falls short

January 24, 2012

By Nabi Dressler   News Editor   Irish/Scottish band Snow Patrol, most famous for their 2006 hit, “Chasing Cars,” didn’t chase after originality with their sixth album, Fallen Empires.      Released on Nov. 11 in the UK and Jan. 10 in the U.S., the overall sound of Fallen Empires is exactly wha...

Photo of the Week: The beat of it all

December 22, 2011

By Ian Magnuson Executive Photos Editor As the photographer of the Prospector, I will be posting photos each Wednesday night and explaining exactly how I captured the photograph for the aspiring photographer.  (Note) I will try to water down the technical aspects, but this blog is directed towards peop...

Photo of the Week: The music man

December 16, 2011

By Ian Magnuson Executive Photos Editor As the photographer of the Prospector, I will be posting photos each Wednesday night and explaining exactly how I captured the photograph for the aspiring photographer. (Note) I will try to water down the technical aspects, but this blog is directed towards peopl...

'Lulu' mixes Metallica and Lou Reed

December 16, 2011

By Andrew Revord Associate Editor-In-Chief Metallica used to put a sticker on their 1986 album "Master of Puppets" parodying the early "Parental Warning: Explicit Content" stickers.  Perhaps the heavy metal giants should have put a sticker on "Lulu," their collaboration album with avant-garde ro...

Hats on– not off– to the bull

December 7, 2011

By Nabi Dressler News Editor Bands that release any material after their first album inevitably fall into a lose-lose situation. They can either change their sound or stay the same. Either way, they'll upset someone. Whether a band throws away their instinct and goes for a completely different sound ...

Not much of a Ceremony

November 17, 2011

By Kyle Brown   Entertainment Editor   If ever there was a Modern British Invasion, this would be the time. With recent hits dominating American radio play from Muse's The Resistance to Coldplay's fresh release, Mylo Xyloto, it seems America can no longer curb its hunger for British beats. The most po...

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