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Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

EP cover of Oh Dear by Indigo

Review of Indigo’s EP “Oh Dear”

By My-Tran Vo and Brooke Bushong May 27, 2022

Indigo is a band created by 19-year-old musician, Miles King, from California. He currently has over 3 singles released along with over 159,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. Indigo also just released his...

The cover, which showcases Ukraines national flower, the sunflower, of Pink Floyds recently released protest song Hey Hey Rise Up

Pink Floyd reunites to release “Hey Hey Rise Up” in response to war in Ukraine

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor May 27, 2022

On April 8th, legendary rock band Pink Floyd ended its 28-year long music drought, which started in 1994 with the Division Bell album’s release. While Pink Floyd’s “Hey Hey Rise Up” was greeted...

Jon Batiste receives the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Album of the Year

Jon Batiste’s We Are album deserved the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, CVHS students disagree

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor April 19, 2022

On April 3rd, 2022, the Grammy Award for Best Album of the Year weighed Jon Batiste’s soulful and jazzy We Are album against some of the biggest household names in the pop industry: Billie Eilish, Olivia...

The thumbnail of the  Hayloft II Official music video

Mother Mother Hayloft II: Is revenge worth it?

By Katherine Linares, Editor In-Chief March 9, 2022

In all of us, there is a fervent fire. A fire that runs deep and boils our blood. That fire: revenge. Although most do not act on it, there is always a need to fulfill that desire, whether through a snide...

The cover for Muses new song Wont Stand Down

Back to their roots: Muse releases new song “Won’t Stand Down”

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor February 20, 2022

January 13, 2022, marked the premiere of "Won't Stand Down." This is the most recent song released since the 2019 synth and 80's movie reference-ridden album Simulation Theory, a stark contrast from previous...

The Battle at Gardens Gate album cover, with twelve symbols representing each of the twelve songs on the album

Greta Van Fleet’s The Battle at Garden’s Gate: leading the charge for a Rock revival

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor November 8, 2021

“Rock is dead.” That’s a phrase that one too many rock fans have heard to justify why pop and rap currently dominate the mainstream music industry. It seeks to condemn the rock genre, as most people...

The album cover for Mitskis Working for the Knife  displays her at her most vulnerable, a bra as her top- a scene that is portrayed in full in the songs music video.

Mitski’s “Working for the Knife” tells all about the flaws of the music industry

By Danielle Yampuler, Copy Editor November 8, 2021

Mitski Miyawaki sets a recording microphone free in a factory in her newest track, the ‘tink, tink, tink’ of metal against metal apparent and distinct, cutting through the usual discordant backtrack...

My Universe (single cover featured) demonstrates that music can overcome language barriers.

“My Universe”- collaboration by Coldplay, BTS proves that music transcends language

By Nina Nguyen, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Drowsiness and exhaustion flashed across my face as the mundane day had finally winded down to its end. As a junior in high school, stress and unrest arrive in copious amounts, relentless towards anyone...

Lo-Fi beats by senior Nicolas Lopez

Lo-Fi beats by senior Nicolas Lopez

By Nour Chibani , Staff Writer November 8, 2021

It's 4:10 pm. School just ended and I begin making my way back home. Sitting on my desk I find textbooks, notebooks, and a pile of papers all waiting for me to open and start filling out. Feeling stressed...

It’s about drive: The Rock’s rocky path to musical stardom

It’s about drive: The Rock’s rocky path to musical stardom

By Prisha Multani, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Dwayne the Rock Johnson’s rap debut on Tech N9ne's newest single “Face-Off” blew up the music industry and, in his own words, changed the game. Johnson, one of the highest-paid and most popular actors,...

Fat Tonys album Exotica is now available on all music streaming services.

Album Review: “Exotica” by CVHS Alum Fat Tony

By Ash Brown, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

2020 has taught us many lessons, but there are two in particular that are common for most of us.  The first: things are different. Everything around us is changing, our experiences, our attitudes,...

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