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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

2024 Grammys highlight diverse musical talent

Giselle Knox March 9, 2024

On February 4, the winners of the 2024 Grammys were announced at the 66th annual awards ceremony at the Arena in Los Angeles. For the fourth consecutive year, the ceremony was hosted by Trevor...

Spotify’s commodification of your music

Aiko Levick December 23, 2023

Anybody who is invested in a music based subculture would be very quick to call me a poser. They’d be right. Yes, it’s true. I’ve been caught on more than one occasion saying that I “don’t listen...

WITCH makes a comeback with Zango album

WITCH makes a comeback with Zango album

Sam Diliberti December 23, 2023

“Like the story of the Phoenix, the bird from the ashes, Zamrock has resurrected from its decades of slumber,” Emmanuel Chanda sings on the final song of his first project in 46 years. With the release...

The Beatles drop a surprise in “Now and Then”

The Beatles drop a surprise in “Now and Then”

Jillian Beaster and Andrina Roberts December 2, 2023

Thanks to a late John Lennon (and maybe a splash of modern technology), we in the 21st century can finally listen to a newly released Beatles song, something never thought possible. What was once a scratchy,...

courtesy 4AD Records

Big Thief releases “Vampire Empire” single

Aud Jenkins September 24, 2023

Indie folk band Big Thief sent shockwaves through the music world with the release of their highly-anticipated single, “Vampire Empire”, this summer on July 19. First teased in live shows nearly a...

Lana Del Ray’s new release: let’s talk about it

Ben Weisse, Claudia Talarczyk April 25, 2023

Just this March, Lana Del Rey graced us with her new album Did you know that there's a tunnel under Ocean Blvd. Her ninth studio album is just two years out from her last, Blue Banisters. The album is...

Chamber orchestra performs in New York City

Maya Schmaling April 24, 2023

On April 9, the Shorewood High School Chamber Orchestra played alongside Homestead High School at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The iconic venue, opened in 1891, has hosted a wide array of famous performers...

Dijon’s storytelling shines in “Absolutely”

Sam Diliberti February 21, 2023

Dijon’s sound has always been difficult to pin down, as he regularly switches up his style and collaborates with an unusually wide range of artists. But, in his exciting 2021 project Absolutely, Dijon...

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ARTPOP or ArtFlop, a Lady Gaga review

Claudia Talarczyk, Ben Weisse October 28, 2022

We are back and now here in the name of Gaga to spread her gospel: ARTPOP. At the height of her career in 2013, post Born This Way era, Lady Gaga released her third studio album ARTPOP. After dominating...

Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded makes everyday a holiday

Nick Bucciarelli June 1, 2022

The 10th anniversary of Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded just passed. As the sequel to the 2010 triple-platinum Pink Friday, it’s time to remember that Roman Reloaded is Nicki’s best album....

Record label highlights underground music

Record label highlights underground music

Ethan McKaig June 1, 2022

In praise of the Numero Group: the world's greatest reissue label A lot of my life has been spent listening to music. And for me, my music-listening career can be split in two by one event: there is before...

Audience members find their seats in the historic Warner Grand Theater. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs in the newly reopened hall.

MSO returns to in-person performances

Noe Goldhaber November 17, 2021

For the first time in nearly a year and a half, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) welcomed the public to an in-person symphony performance, A Grand Opening. Performances took place from October 1...