El Estoque

Summer 2020 music releases provide needed relief during COVID-19

The album art for Juice WRLD's posthumous rap album

Gauri Manoj

September 13, 2020

Students discuss new releases and how COVID-19 has influenced the music industry

A new voice

Choir teacher and Music Department Lead Amy Young at her Graduate Conducting Recital, which she gave in October 2019 as part of her Masters Degree in Choral Conducting from SJSU.

Michelle Chen and Krish Dev

September 11, 2020

New choir teacher Amy Young adjusts to MVHS and online learning

Yung Lean shows progress on ‘Starz’

 ‘Starz’ is Lean’s most complete and well-produced album yet

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

‘Starz’ is Lean’s most complete and well-produced album yet

My story with Spotify

Spotify's logo or otherwise known as my favorite application to see on my laptop or phone.

Anjali Singh

April 9, 2020

How Spotify has impacted my friendships and overall personality

‘Kid Krow’: Conan Gray’s debut album surpasses expectations

‘Kid Krow’: Conan Gray’s debut album surpasses expectations

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

March 31, 2020

onan Gray is an artist from a small town in Texas known for hit singles like “Maniac” and “Crush Culture,” often compared to the likes of singer-songwriter Lorde. Now, as someone who views Lorde as royalty, I went into my first listens of his earlier singles with high expectations — and was ...

‘3.15.20’ review: Exploring Childish Gambino’s last album

Childish Gambino's newest cover for album

Anish Vasudevan

March 27, 2020

Childish Gambino delivers somewhat dull final studio album

‘COVID-19 Quarantine Party’ Playlist review

With the growing concern over COVID-19, a playlist was jokingly made to shine light on the situation.

Emily Xia

March 19, 2020

Pandemic-inspired Spotify playlist is more meaningful than meets the eye

Senior Elena Chen’s cello playing experience

Senior Elena Chen performs at Stern Auditorium in Carnegie Hall during the National Youth Orchestra program.

Claire Wen and Tyler Cho

March 13, 2020

Senior Elena Chen describes her path to becoming a member of the National Youth Orchestra