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Liberty Band takes the center stage at halftime

Tina Bardot, Beat Editor

November 9, 2017

Football games are a conglomeration of different entertainment options for Liberty supporters to enjoy. Besides the sport played by the football team, there is the constant cheering of the cheer team, the engaging performance provided by the drill team, and the constant music resonating from the back...

Albums Worth Checking Out: X Infinity by Watsky

Albums Worth Checking Out: X Infinity by Watsky

Gabe Waldbaum, Editor-In-Chief

June 2, 2017

Watsky, an upcoming poet and rapper from San Francisco, recently released X Infinity, which contains his most diverse work yet. Each song combines a different set of genres with the only overarching one being rap: “Tiny Glowing Screens part 3” and “Don’t Be Nice” focus on alternative rock, ...

Garrett Waters follows long-loved passion for music

Tina Bardot, Beat Editor

June 2, 2017

Not many people leave high school with a strong idea of what they want to do with their lives. However, for those who have figured out their life plans, being able to get a head start on their passions in life is helpful to the accomplishment of their goals. The exception to this the idea that high...

Editor’s pick: Awaken, my love

Tina Bardot, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017

If you’re looking for an upbeat tune to sing along with in the car, Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!” is not the album for you. However, as a post-shower relaxing session sound, the mellow beat and easygoing progression is perfect. For those used to the style of Childish Gambino (born Donald...

Editor’s pick: Perfectly Imperfect

Gabie Owens, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017

America’s Got Talent prodigy Grace VanderWaal found her passion while creating a new heart-warming album, Perfectly Imperfect. The 12-year old Kansas native debuted from her original song “I Don’t Know My Name” on the television series in 2016. Since then, Grace has become a musical sensation....

Jazz band performs with Alan White from the band “Yes”

McKenzie Fysh, The Beat Editor

May 9, 2017

Few can say they have met a Rock Hall of Fame inductee, let alone rehearsed with one. But six Liberty jazz band students, Junior Katrina Filer, Senior Alex Phillips, Senior Brendan Chin, Senior Garrett Waters, Junior Matt Fry, and Junior Luke Ransom can say they have played alongside Alan White, the...

Editor’s pick: Cleopatra by The Lumineers

Soraya Marashi, Senior Writer

March 27, 2017

The indie-Americana folk band that brought you hits like “Ho Hey” and “Stubborn Love” is back with the long-anticipated sequel to their story: Cleopatra. This dreamy, poetic chronicle begins with a “let’s run away from home and never look back” anthem titled “Sleep on the Floor”, followed...

Editor’s picks: us by Gnash

Angie Greggs, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

us, the third EP album released by alternative R&B singer gnash, perfectly comprehends what it’s like to go through life as a misunderstood teenager, dealing with topics ranging from drugs, to sex, to heartache and break ups. Rising to fame with the single “i hate u, i love u,” the hit got...

Concert review: Jon Bellion

McKenzie Fysh, The Beat Editor

March 27, 2017

A completely sold out show, artist Jon Bellion’s The Human Condition Part Two Tour took place at the Showbox Sodo in Seattle on November 6th. A spacious venue with standing room only, the audience was experienced nothing short of an exhilarating and moving night. The two openers hyped up the crowd...

Rap Gods of LHS share their secrets

Soraya Marashi, Senior Writer

March 27, 2017

You’ve seen them on Twitter. You’ve heard them on SoundCloud. The dynamic duo that can be equated to a mystical hip-hop fantasy has certainly made a name for themselves on social media as well as right here at Liberty.With their smash hits “Magma” and “The Patriot”, seniors Cameron Lautenslager...

Editor’s Pick: 22 a Million

McKenzie Fysh, The Beat Editor

November 8, 2016

Bon Iver’s third LP, 22 A Million stands in contrast to his older albums, which employed more folk and acoustic sound. With the use of casette tape scratches to create arranged glitches, autotune to produce processed voices, and ethereal harmonies made by a synthesizer, the result is a sound that is...

Editor’s Pick: Signs of Light

McKenzie Fysh, The Beat Editor

November 8, 2016

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most promising music groups, The Head and the Heart. This eclectic American indie folk band. At the start of September, The Head and the Heart This group is recognizable by their rustic and uncluttered artistry. Although this vérité style is still found in songs like...

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