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Music: Bieber releases album, dampens holiday spirit

Music: Bieber releases album, dampens holiday spirit

Yimeng Han

November 3, 2011


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music

Forget about stem cell research, the War on Terror, or gun control — the most controversial and divisive subject of the 21st century may be whether or not Justin Bieber actually has any talent. Bieber has been riding on the coattails of his debut album for over two years, and his hit sin...

Music: Coldplay’s new ‘Mylo Xyloto’ gets a ‘Major Minus’

Music: Coldplay’s new ‘Mylo Xyloto’ gets a ‘Major Minus’

Amrutha Dorai

October 28, 2011


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music

There has been no shortage of bad ideas in the contemporary music scene. In fact, in a world where “Do you ever feel like a plastic bag?” is considered poetry, Coldplay’s “Mylo Xyloto” must have seemed like a stroke of genius. An entire album about two kids living in a post-apocalyptic wasteland!...

Incubus, Young the Giant play at Shoreline Ampitheatre

Incubus, Young the Giant play at Shoreline Ampitheatre

Forest Liao

October 17, 2011


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music

Smoke, beer and sweat mixed into an intoxicating aroma that made one thing obvious: this was a rock concert. On Oct. 9, alternative rock band Incubus headlined at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View promoting their new album “If Not Now, When?” Incubus is a five piece rock band fronted by...

Music: Clinton concert rocks the house

Music: Clinton concert rocks the house

Soumya Kurnool

October 16, 2011


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music

  Former President Bill Clinton sure knows how to party. To mark a decade of service to nations around the globe with the William J. Clinton Foundation and celebrate his own belated 65th birthday, Clinton hosted "A Decade of Difference: A Concert Celebrating 10 Years of the William J....

Music: Broken no more

Music: Broken no more

Rachel Lu

September 25, 2011


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music

Last year, singer and actress Demi Lovato checked herself into a rehabilitation program after personal insecurities that have led to eating disorders, self-mutilation, and depression finally caused a public breakdown. But there are no breaks for her as she quickly returns to work with a brand a new CD “Unbroken” wh...

‘Tha Carter IV’ teaches us all ‘How to Hate’

‘Tha Carter IV’ teaches us all ‘How to Hate’

Amrutha Dorai

September 12, 2011


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  Lil Wayne’s new album, the creatively-titled “Tha Carter IV”— the sequel to “Tha Carter,” “Tha Carter II” and the “Tha Carter III”— offers up two opposing lessons in its track listing: “How to Love” and “How to Hate.” It is more effective at teaching us the latter.Listening to Lil Wayne’s raspy voice swear unrelentin...

Pop anthem for individuality

Pop anthem for individuality

Nona Penner

May 27, 2011


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Lady Gaga’s album “Born This Way” a musical motivational message Read More »...

Music: Spring Concert captures the evening

Music: Spring Concert captures the evening

Nona Penner

May 19, 2011


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A, B, Concert Choir and Variations perform for enthusiastic audience Read More »...

Choir’s annual Spring Concert features new twist

Choir’s annual Spring Concert features new twist

Yaamini Venkataraman

May 16, 2011


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Students choreograph to accompany songs instead of professional choreographer Read More »...

Music: Top or flop—Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Love?’

Music: Top or flop—Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Love?’

Pooja Ravikiran

May 15, 2011


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Two views on Lopez's latest album 'Love?' Read More »...

Music: A new album, a new sound

Music: A new album, a new sound

Morahd Shawki

May 3, 2011


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Critically acclaimed TV On the Radio produces another gem Read More »...

Music: MVHS and Mission Chamber Orchestras make perfect symphony

Music: MVHS and Mission Chamber Orchestras make perfect symphony

Smitha Gundavajhala

February 12, 2011


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MVHS and Mission Chamber Orchestras will perform together at the Latin Passions Concert Read More »...