The Prowler

Doja Cat adds needed element to The Weeknd’s song

The Weeknd decided to re-record one of the songs off his latest album with popular artist, Doja Cat. The new version of the song is more complete with her in it. Her rap part adds variety and makes Tesfaye’s voice sound less repetitive.

Kathleen Stephens, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Last night, popular artist The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye), re-released the song “In Your Eyes” from his most recent album, this time featuring Doja Cat (Amalaratna Dlamini).  The two paired together completely...

Summer songs post-quarantine

Now that the quarantine has passed, we all need songs to narrate the summer. I have picked my four favorite songs from my summer playlist to help those who are selecting their favorite summer songs.

Kathleen Stephens, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

Now that we can all finally stop stressing about school and fully wind into our summer selves, I hope these four songs will be featured on your playli...

Music industry brings relief in painful times

Cover for the single “Level of Concern,” written by two-man group Twenty One Pilots. “Level of Concern” is just one of the many songs that bring about hope during this global pandemic.

Joslyn Weber, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

Amid the quarantine and a world-wide pandemic, many artists have found new ways to keep the music industry going. From releasing new music to holding online c...

Enter Shikari, a post-hardcore band based in Hertfordshire, England, revamped the electronicore genre with their recent album, “Nothing is True & Everything is Possible.” From local politics in the United Kingdom to gun violence in the United States and global warming, this album encourages listeners to question the media and divulge in the sinister idea that “everything is possible.”

Welcome to the “dreamer’s hotel”

April 30, 2020

Musical genres are weird: there is a vast list of them, most of which are not as widely known as others. A majority of those genres derive from more c...

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor performs during a concert in May 2009. Concerts are a way of bringing fans together. With the outbreak of COVID-19, however, all concerts and other large social gatherings have come to a halt. On March 27, Nine Inch Nails released two albums back to back titled “Ghosts V: Together” and “Ghosts VI: Locusts.” The ambient albums show the different ways society can react to the current global pandemic.

Banding together

March 30, 2020

Music is an aspect of emotional healing. People listen to it whether they are happy or sad, overwhelmed or calm. Regardless of the emotion, music has a way...

Rising pop star Conan Gray releases curiously chaotic debut album

Conan Gray released his debut album “Kid Krow” on March 20. The album provides listeners with a look at Gray’s own love life, and the ups and downs he encountered in his relationships.

Joslyn Weber, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

After releasing his first EP, “Sunset Season,” in 2018, and a number of singles in between, Conan Gray returns with his first debut album, “Kid Krow.” The a...

On March 6, alternative rap artist Watsky released a new album, “Placement.” The album is shorter compared to Watsky’s previous records, but the topics discussed in the lyrics hold true to the rapper’s legacy. Each song on the album has a different sound, whether it be an upbeat song about his childhood, a misleading song about politics, or a slow song about mental illness.

Finding your ‘Placement’

March 17, 2020

One of my favorite things about the alternative music scene is how diverse it is. Alternative is a word with several connotations, especially when used to describ...

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Panther Tracks

March 15, 2020

In the aftermath of February's month of rain, some may need a pick-me-up from the dark clouds they were forced to experience. One track that is recommended t...

Four Year Strong, a melodic hardcore band based in Massachusetts, recently released their seventh studio album titled “Brain Pain.” The album is composed of 12 songs that discuss the challenges that come along with overcoming insecurities and anxieties that plague people in their day-to-day lives.

Overcoming ‘Brain Pain’

March 14, 2020

Melodic hardcore is a genre not many people are familiar with by name. Deriving from skate punk, the genre incorporates sounds from punk rock and hardc...