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Spring musical Q&A with Dr. Butterworth

Serena Sherwood, Photo/Social Media Editor March 19, 2021
Not every student has a device that lets you do a virtual background, so we might just make everybody something, like a poster, that they can hang behind them.

Singing and supporting: Liberty choirs stay busy during quarantine

Serena Sherwood, Photo/Social Media Editor March 19, 2021
Liberty’s choirs are making an impact beyond the classroom through a songbook meant to help members of our community find light and stay positive. 

Editor’s Pick: Ratatouille the Musical’s scrumptious soundtrack

Lilianne Harris, Beat Editor March 19, 2021
For a musical comprised of songs from TikTok, the music in Ratatouille the Musical⁠⁠—a musical reimagination of the similarly titled Pixar film⁠⁠—is surprisingly well written even with its few duds.

An answer to the holiday music debate

Lilianne Harris, Beat Editor November 24, 2020

Every year, there’s a time when some people begin listening exclusively to Christmas music while others argue that it’s way too early to do that. That time of the year is mid-November. The debate...

Music classes take on remote learning

Nicole Treece, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

If you walked into a Liberty Singers’ bedroom at 2:00 PM on a Thursday, there’s a good chance you’d catch them singing awkwardly at a screen by themself.  They’re not alone: online classes...

Boyd’s Dark Matter shines a spotlight on jazz

Sofia Kovalenko, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

When politics intrude the world of jazz, the result is something akin to Dark Matter. Despite a gloomy and negative deposition, Moses Boyd’s intention for his debut album was to provoke thought and bring...

Music competitions drop as Covid-19 case counts rise

Sofia Kovalenko , Staff Writer November 24, 2020

  Social distancing, remote learning, competition cancellations: as the pandemic brings unexpected challenges, music students and teachers are facing the obstacles head on. The world of music...

Shawn Mendes’ “Wonder” is wondrous

Lilianne Harris, Beat Editor November 24, 2020

With his newly released single, “Wonder,” Shawn Mendes has solidified himself as our new pop overlord, and I can’t be happier about that. Though pop is loved for its easy listening and production-based...

100 Gecs is taking teens by storm

Nicole Treece, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

100 Gecs—you love them or you hate them.  This new band has risen in popularity after their songs went viral on TikTok. Their most popular songs are “Money Machine” and “Hand Crushed by Mallet,”...

This school’s summer sounds: surveyed

Lilianne Harris, Beat Editor October 9, 2020

Have you ever looked at the Billboard Hot 100 and thought, “how are there songs I’ve never heard of on here?” Because I have. In fact, I’ve always wondered what the people around me listen to,...

City Pop – The Genre to Lift Your Summer Spirit

Stella Roberts, Creative Director June 9, 2020

I am no stranger to wasting hours upon hours on the internet, going down the infamous Youtube rabbit hole, click after click, an echo chamber of amusement to escape from a seemingly bland reality. Through...

Songs to add to your quarantine playlist

Amelia Nored, Staff Writer May 13, 2020

Listening to the same songs over and over again can get pretty boring, so here are some songs that you can add to your quarantine playlist to spice it up!   If you like pop music… 1)”Find...

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