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Beyoncés 2022 album continued to wow audiences and critics but the Grammys did not grant it the famed Album of the Year award. Licensed as a promotional poster.

Beyonce: The Artist of Our Lives

Leah Frankel, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 23, 2023

With the Grammys recently wrapping up, there are a bundle of note-worthy events and yet, out of all of them, Beyoncé made the biggest history with 32 total Grammys—making her the most awarded artist...

Winter; the coldest, most isolating season. Photo by Lorna Paradise.

Music for Winter

Lucca Swain, Social Media Director April 21, 2023

Winter is at once the worst and best season. The snow traps us within our homes, separating us from our friends and the activities that we enjoy (unless you ski or snowboard). Of course, when holed up...

Sometimes, a good song can be a temporary solution to your problems.

Music for Darker Days

Lucca Swain, Social Media Director January 9, 2023

Pavement, Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain Pavement is one of the most beloved indie bands of all time, yet among the younger generation, they are practically unknown. The band had an unexpected resurgence...

Fall is a time of falling leaves, Halloween spirit, and quiet contemplation.

Music for Fall

Lucca Swain, Social Media Director October 1, 2022

The Owl is back, and with it the gray skies and Jack O’Lanterns of fall, a time of melancholy and mystery and glorious displays of brightly colored leaves blanketing every square inch of the roads. And...

Summer is one of the most wide-ranging seasons when it comes to moods and music.

Music for Summer

Lucca Swain, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

Sometimes, music comes to encapsulate a mood or season. This could be due to the sound, lyrics, or because of our association of it with a certain memory. And seeing as spring is in full force and summer...

Mid Air Thief’s “Crumbling,” and The Beauty Of Music

Lucca Swain, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

What is music, if not just sound manipulated and meticulously arranged in a way that makes sense to the human brain? When you listen to a song, why does your brain conjure up emotion and create vivid images...

Its time to toss your streaming service and find your parents old discmans.

The Best Ways to Listen to Music, Ranked

Hannah Cohen, Opinions Editor August 15, 2022

On January 28th, I quit my Spotify addiction. That’s an exaggeration, but not by much - the platform served as the hub for my podcasts, playlists, albums and slightly stalkerish tendencies.  So imagine...

Nina Dawallu 23 plays in the competition that is the latest in a long history of Boulder High’s musical excellence.

Concerto Competition a Resounding Success

Hannah Cohen, Opinions Editor February 1, 2022

On Friday, December 10th, three of Boulder High’s musicians competed in the annual school Concerto Competition. While usually written for soloists accompanied by an orchestra, the students performed...

Who is “The Queen of Rap?”

Isabel Oliver, Features Editor September 15, 2020

Nicki Minaj has been considered a top female rapper for the past ten years and she knows it. Her most recent album is called Queen and in 2016, while featuring on Ariana Grande’s song “Side to Side,”...

Boulder High sophomore Novella Spielman sings an original song in front of a captivated group of listeners at the Laughing Goat.

Novella Spielman: The Real G.O.A.T.

Grace Schwab, Copy Editor April 6, 2020

On Feb. 24 from 8-9:30pm, Novella Spielman (sophomore) performed a solo set in the cozy interior of The Laughing Goat coffee shop on Pearl Street. No backing band, no special tricks—it was just her and...

Music may be the star behind most TikTok sensations, but what exactly has TikTok done for the music industry and society as a whole?

Is TikTok the Golden Goose of Music?

Lillian Ruelle , Staff Writer January 28, 2020

TikTok is the unwanted gift that keeps on giving. Never seeming to die out,  the memes, the cringe, the 50+-year-olds using it as a dating site, and the e-girls and e-boys continue to thrive. There is...

Boulder Highs wildly talented Jazz 3 band, who recently had the opportunity to play live on air during a field trip. Via Boulder High music page.

Jazz 3 Plays on KUVO

Gavriel Mulligan, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2020

On Tuesday, Dec. 10th, members of the wildly talented Jazz 3 ensemble at Boulder High travelled down to Denver to play live on the KUVO Jazz station 89.3 at 4:15 pm. The student instrumentalists, 24 in...

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