Shorewood Ripples

Lana Del Rey recently released her new album, Chemtrails Over the Country Club. It showcases a more mature sound.

Lana Del Rey album refines her identity

Eva McNally April 27, 2021

American singer-songwriter, Elizabeth Grant, professionally known as Lana Del Rey, recently released her seventh studio album and sixth major-label record, entitled Chemtrails Over the Country Club. Lana...

Pale Waves explores young adulthood in their new album. The album has topped the UK charts.

Pale Waves explores the trials and tribulations of young adulthood

Eva McNally March 24, 2021

English indie rock band, Pale Waves, recently released their second studio album, entitled Who Am I? The four member group contains Heather Baron-Gracie as lead vocalist, Ciara Doran on the drums, Hugo...

Three students chosen for civic music award

Jonah Javorsky, Gabriel Su, and Noe Goldhaber March 24, 2021

Nicholas Emanuelson, senior, and Ava Danzer and Isabella Lozier,  juniors, were among the 11 finalists whose recordings were chosen to be a part of the annual Showcase Recital hosted by Civic Music MKE,...

Phoebe Bridgers sophomore studio album, Punisher. Following its release, Bridgers was nominated for multiple awards.

What to look out for at this year’s Grammy’s

LeeAnn Hawkins and Eva McNally February 19, 2021

In order to adapt to the unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards was postponed from late January to March 14. This year's host is grammy-nominated comedian Trevor Noah,...

New music is a highlight of a difficult year

New music is a highlight of a difficult year

Eva McNally December 28, 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other and music played a vital role in keeping us all sane. Despite all its challenges, 2020 was a big year for music. Quarantine allowed us to revisit old albums and discover...

The Chicago multi-instrumentalist puts on impressive show of emotion in new double record.

Sen Morimoto lets sax rest this time round in new self-titled album

Ethan McKaig November 21, 2020

Sen Morimoto’s self-titled sophomore studio release is a masterclass in calculated and streamlined sound. Released on Oct. 23, the 15 song record opens the book of Morimoto’s life, and richly develops...

Glass Animals virtual concert is a success

Eva McNally November 21, 2020

Following the release of their third studio album Dreamland, four-man indie-rock band Glass Animals performed a live stream concert in mid-October. The four members are: lead singer Dave Bayley, drummer...

Beabadoobee explores the new terrain of alt-rock in her new album Fake It Flowers.

Beabadoobee changes pace on new album

Eva McNally November 20, 2020

British-Filipino singer-songwriter, Beatrice Laus, professionally known as Beabadoobee, recently released her debut studio album entitled Fake It Flowers. Bea had been on the rise when she embarked on...

A students laptop sits open for orchestra class. Virtual music classes have been especially challenging.

Music classes explore virtual options

Sophia Wiley October 15, 2020

With all courses being virtual this school year, some may wonder about the technicalities of music classes. Like all teachers, Karen Frink, orchestra director, and Bryan Kujawa, band director, are trying...

Mixtape MKE performs as part of the Mobile Music Series on the back of the RAD Wagon. This series has allowed for live music to continue during COVID times.

Mobile Music Series showcases local bands

Sophia Wiley October 15, 2020

Taking off in June, Shorewood’s Business Improvement District (BID) introduced the Mobile Music Series, an event that brings live bands around the community with the help of a wagon.  “Back in...

The cover of Jojis new Album, Nectar. The album features a wide range of styles from piano ballads to fast-paced tunes.

Joji’s new album Nectar satisfies listeners with wide range of styles

Eva McNally October 15, 2020

Japanese singer-songwriter, George Kusunoki Miller, professionally known as Joji, recently released his second studio album entitled Nectar. The album was intended to be released earlier this summer, but...

Nicholas Emanuelson, junior, plays his cello in his living room. His parents are both high school orchestra teachers and make sure he practices daily.

Music education isn’t just for the classroom

Shannon Carlson and Sophia Wiley January 9, 2020

In a family of violinists, Nicholas Emanuelson, junior, is the only cellist. His parents, John Emanuelson and Karen Frink, signed him up for cello lessons at the age of five.  His father is the...

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