Elephante King: A Patchwork of Rock Sub-Genre

Photo by Ian Watson By Vlada Stark The back of 11th Street Records is filled to the brim with shuffling bodies, and the atmosphere is sticky with sweat from the exhaustion of three sets already being played. The air had become too heavy to breathe in comfortably, and my friends, just as drained as I…… Continue reading Elephante King: A Patchwork of Rock Sub-Genre

The Hereditary Playlist

Music is one of the best things to be passed down. For this month’s playlist, we shared songs recommended to us by the people we love. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4SK4XTdBKiNpfp1aiivspB?si=0796d2477cd748b3 Listen to the playlist here Kleigh Balugo “First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes A while ago, my boyfriend Eryn made me an 11 hour playlist consisting…… Continue reading The Hereditary Playlist

Cate Belmont on Self-Sabotage and Her Single “Make It Hurt”

Photo courtesy of Cate Belmont By Kleigh Balugo For many members of Gen Z, jamming out in your childhood bedroom to “Here We Go Again” by Demi Lovato or “7 Things” by Miley Cyrus is a universal experience. Blasting your favorite pop rock anthems is always emotional, even when you’re eight years old and can’t…… Continue reading Cate Belmont on Self-Sabotage and Her Single “Make It Hurt”

For the Culture on Las Vegas’ Budding Music Scene

Photo by For the Culture 8/8/22 Update: This article has been edited to remove the mention of Napalm Star, due to their members Dean Stacy and Kaden West having allegations of sexual misconduct. Resources can be found here By Vlada Stark, Abby Villarus Recently, I’ve become interested in various aspects of Vegas’ growing culture, whether…… Continue reading For the Culture on Las Vegas’ Budding Music Scene

The Dreamland Playlist

Zzzz… This month’s playlist is in honor of hitting the snooze button and floating off to dreamland. Don’t let the bed bugs bite. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6beWu0ftIBGpQYHjVlI2NS?si=1814e1fb83e44fcd Listen to the playlist here Lianelys Cabrera “Still Dreaming” by Raveena If there’s something dreamy in this world, that is Raveena’s voice, especially in this song because of all the simplistic…… Continue reading The Dreamland Playlist

Friendship Through Music

Photo by Vlada Stark 8/8/22 Update: This article has been edited to remove the mention of Napalm Star, due to their members Dean Stacy and Kaden West having allegations of sexual misconduct. Resources can be found here By Vlada Stark I took a seminar course on friendship this past semester, and, as sappy as it…… Continue reading Friendship Through Music

The Sprouting Playlist

We planted seeds and now that it’s finally spring they’re starting to sprout. For the month of April, Kindergarten contributors compiled their favorite songs to listen to when they’re gardening, on a picnic, or just out in nature in general. Listen to the playlist here Tracy Fuentes “Everywhere” by Fleetwood Mac I imagine running through…… Continue reading The Sprouting Playlist

The Lust Playlist

Desire fuels passion. Lust is the passionate yearning for something or someone. Admittedly, we often lust over the wrong things. No matter what you’re lusting over, here are songs handpicked by us about that all too familiar feeling. Listen to the playlist here Jacquelyn Rodriguez “From Eden” by Hozier If there’s any artist that writes…… Continue reading The Lust Playlist

Oh No!

Photo by Tracy Fuentes By Tracy Fuentes In middle school, I discovered Marina and the Diamonds (now MARINA) via Tumblr. It was the time when MARINA, Lana Del Rey, The 1975, and Arctic Monkeys dominated the Tumblr feeds of teenagers. While many people clung to the aesthetics of these artists, creating the indie-grunge-skater skirt-flower crown-Doc…… Continue reading Oh No!

The Spirit Playlist

In honor of the Spirit issue and all things creepy, we picked ghostly songs for this month’s playlist. Warning! Listening to this playlist may make you feel like you’re being haunted by a troubled spirit. Listen to the playlist here Jacquelyn Rodriguez “La Llorona” by Ángela Aguilar With mysterious origins, numerous versions, and breathtaking performances…… Continue reading The Spirit Playlist