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Kickkat members and juniors Sriman Ratnapu, Jayadev Ghanta, Vineeth Yenduri and Jonathan Bruennert and sophomore Bruhath Batla performed at the Valkyries show in January. Not pictured: juniors Daniel Wan and
Aryan Patnaik.

Striking a chord with the Kickkats band

Qianzi Loo, Web Editor April 1, 2024

Arising from a common love for music, seven students banded together in a blend of guitar, bass strings and syncopated drum beats, overlaid with rich melodies. Over the past year, the student band Kickkats...

Despite Grande seemingly putting forth her best effort into musical innovation, “Eternal Sunshine” ultimately fails to execute an emotional tone effectively.

Ariana Grande’s ‘Eternal Sunshine’ loses its shine

Riki Murase, Social Media Manager March 27, 2024

Following a 3-year hiatus after her previous studio album “Positions,” Ariana Grande broke the pop scene open with the release of her hit single “yes, and?’ on Jan. 12. The single would serve as...

While student teachers’ roles usually evolve through the year as they gradually take on more responsibilities, Lim has been engaged since his start with classroom activities ranging from leading warm-ups to rehearsing songs.

Teaching to learn: exploring the journey of a student teacher

Valerie Shu, Design Editor December 11, 2023

Each year, new student teachers step into classrooms across campus to gain hands-on experience with students and learn valuable skills — a critical step in their journey to becoming fully-fledged educators.  Aside...

Their instruments rhythms and melodies transcend generations, holding culturally rich histories in the strings and beats of their instruments.

Student musicians share cultures and celebrate histories

Apurva Krishnamurthy and Emily Pedroza December 11, 2023

From tabla to tambora, Lynbrook musicians hold different instruments close to their hearts. These rhythms or melodies transcend generations, holding culturally rich histories in the strings and beats of...

Andrew Yuan uses his keyboard and GarageBand to produce music and create instrumentals.

Andrew Yuan merges music and ChatGPT in perfect harmony

Apurva Krishnamurthy, News Editor March 10, 2023

For senior Andrew Yuan, ChatGPT is more than an informative chatbot. It is an at-home music studio, generating song concepts and lyrics to create music with ease. Using the up and coming AI server and...

The Epic staffers select their favorite album of 2022.

The Epic’s favorite albums of 2022

Qianzi Loo, Web Editor January 9, 2023

Listening to their favorite songs as they finish the upcoming issue, many Epic staffers are avid music lovers. Here is the Epic’s take on the best albums of the past year!   1st Place: Midnights...

Drumming my troubles away

Drumming my troubles away

Timothy Kim, Copy Editor December 12, 2022

Coming home after a long day, I collapse on my bed, thinking of what to do to let off steam. It doesn't take long before I head over to my garage. With the flick of a switch, a stark light illuminates...

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

Music for Community introduces music theory at Dilworth

Audrey Sun, Staffer 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, Design Editor 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, Copy Editor 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, Web Editor 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.