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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Students in Music for Community teach music theory to local preschool students

Music for Community introduces music theory at Dilworth

Audrey Sun October 10, 2022

As Music for Community members draw a series of musical notes across the whiteboard, preschool students sing along to scales and clap to rhythms. Twice a month, MFC members make their way over to Dilworth...

Edward Sha releases his debut album fine pining on Sept. 28, his 17th birthday

Edward Sha illustrates personal journey in debut album

Valerie Shu October 10, 2022

On his album cover, senior Edward Sha stands facing a dusty path, sunlit brush and misty mountains stretching out before him. Entitled “fine pining” — a portmanteau of fine dining and pining —...

Kendrick Lamar recently gave fans a new album to obsess over, releasing “Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers” on May 13.

Kendrick Lamar continues to make big steps for the music industry

Sruthi Medepalli May 26, 2022

After 1,855 long days with music aficionados repeatedly playing Kendrick Lamar's remarkable discography, the artist recently gave fans a new album to obsess over, releasing “Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers”...

Students who frequent the quad may find themselves in front row seats to the performance of the Ravens, Lynbrook’s unofficial K-pop dance team.

Lynbrook Ravens

Jason Shan February 1, 2022

Abigail Fong Member Favorite song: 슈퍼 참치 by Kim Seok-jin (of BTS) Why I enjoy dancing with the Ravens: “Everyone’s really welcoming and supportive, even though, as a newcomer, I don’t...

19 going on 30: Reviewing Adeles new album

19 going on 30: Reviewing Adele’s new album

Catherine Zhou and Sophie Au January 11, 2022

Staffers Catherine Zhou and Sophie Au review Adele's newest album "30", released on Nov. 19, 2021.

Junior Eunseo Oh wins the Concerto Competition and the opportunity to play with the Symphony Orchestra in the Spring Concert.

Eunseo Oh wins LHS, MVHS Concerto Competition

Jasmine Rihal December 7, 2021

Students from Lynbrook and Monta Vista’s bands and orchestras performed melodious and thoughtful solos at the combined Concerto Competition, held at Lynbrook on Nov. 17. Lynbrook junior and violin player...

Lynbrook marching band won sweepstakes at a competition in Napa during the 2019-20 season.

Band lifts marching band requirement for freshmen

Diana Kohr March 17, 2021

For the first time in more than 10 years, freshmen taking Lynbrook’s band class will not be required to participate in marching band in the 2021-22 school year. This decision was made to preserve freshmen...

A montage of photos of Taylor Swift’s career thus far.

The flashback starts: Taylor Swift rerecording “Fearless”

Sruthi Medepalli March 17, 2021

Taylor Swift has cycled through an incredible number of phases during her music career, perpetually blurring the lines between musical genres like pop, rap and country. Her first album, “Fearless,”...

Life playlists: The lives of three staffers through song

Melissa Chen, Shamita Gurusu, and Lina Mezerreg March 9, 2021

Three Epic staffers share and reflect on their favorite songs and the songs that hold great significance in their lives. Click below to see what each staffer has to say and check out the compiled playlist...

TikTok is becoming a useful tool for up-and-coming musical artists.

TikTok breathes new life into the music community

Emma Cionca January 24, 2021

Trends on TikTok come and go — some are loved, and some are hated — but there will always be users who claim that TikTok ruins certain songs with trends or dances. Music, however, is meant to be heard...

From the Beatles to Why Don’t We, boy-bands have consistently been garnering large followings over the years, a trend likely to continue into the future.

Boy-band fever

Kavya Iyer and Sruthi Medepalli December 9, 2020

Boy-bands have been around for a while—cue the familiar image of good-looking boys performing catchy songs to screaming crowds. These music groups have been collecting fans, primarily swooning teenage...