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Twenty-One Pilots Top the Charts

You may recognize the name Twenty One Pilots from their immensely popular album “Blurryface,” released in 2015. The titular song dominated the radio for months and the catchy tune wormed its way into every...

Club Fair

Every year, Hockaday hosts a club fair to shine a spotlight on all of the clubs that the school has to offer. These clubs catch the attention of possible members with food and fun...

Playlist: Horrifying Halloween Hits

With October coming to a close and Halloween quickly approaching, you may feel like your current top hits are not appropriate for the spooky season. To give you a break from your on-repeat songs...

Charlsie Griffiths Finds Her Forte With New Fine Arts Department Role

//PICTURED ABOVE: Charlsie Griffiths sits in her new office as she takes on her new role in the Fine Arts Department. In April, Charlsie Griffiths received the news that she would be the new...

A Marvelous Soundtrack

  Showing that the spotlight of mass media can be held by people of color, the film has a 90 percent black cast, and the soundtrack is entirely performed and created by talented black...

And from Lower School: Music

The Fourcast’s Business Manager Morgan Fisher asked Lower School music teacher Sabrina Kessee about receiving the Next Generation Music Professional Award. Q: Tell us about your involvement in music and the arts throughout your...

What Makes Songs Sound the Same

  Since the first few times I listened to “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)” during basketball warm-ups in the eighth grade, I have been hooked on not only Luke Bryan, but country music....

In Defense of Taylor Swift

PICTURED ABOVE:  The cover art of Swift’s sixth album, “Reputation.” // Photo provided by iTunes Like many other teenage girls, I was an avid Taylor Swift fan during the singer’s days of acoustic guitars...

Hip Hop Tops the Charts

PICTURED ABOVE: Each circle represents a song that made the Billboard Top 100 list. The size of the circle is proportional to the number of weeks a song was on the Billboard Top 100,...

Is Music Really Getting Worse?

Music is getting worse. Much, much worse. This week 50 years ago, The Beatles occupied the first five spots of the Billboard Hot 100 with, in order, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Twist and Shout,” “She Loves...