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New music Monday: Japanese Breakfast captures the essence of soft sounds

New music Monday: Japanese Breakfast captures the essence of soft sounds

Zoe Alvarez, New music Monday columnist

January 21, 2019

Filed under Reviews

A new year means more opportunities to discover new music. Start off your 2019 with Japanese Breakfast, a solo musical project by Michelle Zauner started in 2013 in Philadelphia. The band consists of Michelle Zauner (vocals, songwriter) and her accompanying band. I was first introduced to Japanese Brea...

Classic R and B is interesting (podcast)

January 14, 2019

Staff writer Estefania Garagarza discusses rhythm and blues music with Xitlaly Avila and Jordyn Rebeles.

Music may change your mood

January 11, 2019

Staff writer Jocelyn Figueroa discusses moods and music with Beatriz Medina.

New music Monday: Canadian band ‘Alvvays’ gives indie a spin on young love

New music Monday: Canadian band ‘Alvvays’ gives indie a spin on young love

December 10, 2018

Every so often we find the need to listen to new music. We find a dead end in our libraries and can’t find what we feel like listening to. Spice up your playlists with Alvvays, a 5-piece band formed in 2011 in Toronto, Canada. The band consists of Molly Rankin (vocalist), Brian Murphy (bass), Sh...

Twenty One Pilots comes to Houston for Bandito tour

Twenty One Pilots comes to Houston for Bandito tour

Zoe Alvarez, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Reviews

Here is the setlist: Main stage Jumpsuit Levitate Fairly Local Stressed Out Heathens We Don’t Believe What’s on TV The Judge Lane Boy Nico and the Niners B-stage (Center of arena) Taxi Cab Neon Gravestones Bandito Pet Cheetah Main stage Holding on to You Iris (Goo Goo Doll...

People enjoy their time at annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

People enjoy their time at annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

November 9, 2018

Crowds packed VMT’s south parking lot for the school’s 26th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on Oct. 30. Here are some photos of the event....

New music Monday: Wild Ones release “Heatwave – EP”

New music Monday: Wild Ones release “Heatwave – EP”

November 5, 2018

Wild Ones is a 5-piece band from Portland, Oregon. The band consists of Danielle Sullivan (vocals,) Thomas Himes (keyboard,) Max Stein (bass,) Nick Vicario (guitar,) and Seve Sheldon (drums.) I first began listening to Wild Ones in September of my junior year. My friend had introduced me to the band by playing thei...

New Music Monday: Twenty One Pilots ends 3-year hiatus with album ‘Trench’

New Music Monday: Twenty One Pilots ends 3-year hiatus with album ‘Trench’

October 22, 2018

Finding new music can be tedious, especially when your comfort zone is all the music you listen to on a daily basis. Switch up your music with Twenty One Pilots. (Grab a snack and get comfy, you're in for a long one.) Twenty One Pilots is an alternative duo from Columbus, Ohio. The band consists of...

Students honor Mexico’s independence with music and dance (photos)

Students honor Mexico’s independence with music and dance (photos)

October 1, 2018

VMT dance and music students performed in the auditorium for the 16 de septiembre event on Sept. 18. The event marks Mexico’s independence day.  

New music Monday: Day Wave has perfect mix of chords and notes

New music Monday: Day Wave has perfect mix of chords and notes

October 1, 2018

Discovering new music is a great way I like to expand my music repertoire. Let me introduce you to Day Wave. A one-member band from Oakland, California, the band features Jackson Phillips as lead singer with accompanying musicians for live performances. I began listening to Day Wave in the Februa...

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