Category Archives: Music

YCP Rhapsody: ‘A weird dysfunctional family with great singing abilities’

As many students are preparing for college in the fall, emotions are running wild. Questions of friends, activities, classes, finances, and much more swamp a new student. However, there is peace among this storm. Adam Gagnon, a junior at York College found his … Continue reading

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The Kongos take over the Pullo Center

On Feb. 14, the world-renowned band the Kongos played at the Penn State York Pullo Center. The Pullo Center attracted concert-goers regardless of the snowy weather outside. The frigid conditions are a far cry from the band’s hometown of Johannesburg, South Africa. … Continue reading

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From She & Him to Ben Howard; A Christmas Playlist

I have recently been searching for some Christmas music and was pleasantly surprised to find that many of the artists that I listen to have done covers of Christmas songs, or in some cases, written their own! I hope you … Continue reading

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Pentatonix reinvents holiday music with their new album ‘That’s Christmas to Me’

There are two types of people when it comes to holiday music. There are the ones who start playing it right after Halloween and cannot help but sing along to any holiday song that they hear. They take the quote … Continue reading

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YC’s SADD gives back to the community in a unique way

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time to give back to the community and show thanks for what you have. York Catholic’s SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) hosted a coffee house on Nov. 21 as a unique way to donate goods to … Continue reading

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Review: ‘FELT’ by Nils Frahm

I am taking a modern improvisation/choreography project class this semester in dance and a few weeks ago our assignment was to create a piece to a song called “Less” by German musician Nils Frahm.  This song is primarily swelling silences … Continue reading

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York County teens share their favorite songs

For many teenagers in the 21st century, music seems to be the centerpiece of their lives. It’s what they live and breathe; what gets them through the hard times and makes them even happier in the good times. Music has … Continue reading

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Top ten classic summer songs

Rock, New Age, Reggae, and Hip Hop are all words used in the universal language of music. However, there’s a certain time of year when a new category comes out to play. Encouraged by the rising of the thermostat, summer … Continue reading

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Reflection: John Legend Performs to Sold Out Crowd at the Strand Capitol

About nine years ago, my mom came to me raving over a new artist she heard about on Oprah. She wanted his CD, “Get Lifted” for her birthday and could not stop gushing about one song in particular: “Ordinary People.” “We’re … Continue reading

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Review: ‘If You Leave’ by Daughter bleeds emotion

I first happened upon the band Daughter when exploring the wonderful thing that is the YouTube suggestion bar. Their sound immediately drew me in and I have been listening to them continually ever since. Daughter is an indie rock, alternative, … Continue reading

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