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InkSpotify: Favorites from past NCHS musical performances

InkSpotify: Favorites from past NCHS musical performances

April 11, 2019

As the cast of the musical Shrek gets set to open their show, Kim Halm and the Inkspot staff took a look back at the musicals NCHS has put on over the years. Check out this InkSpotify playlist highligh...

NCHS grad making original music, finds Spotify success

NCHS grad making original music, finds Spotify success

February 12, 2019

Cooper Smith has been hard at work since walking across the stage at Grossinger Arena, receiving his diploma in the spring of 2017. Since leaving Normal, Smith has set his sights on other stages - as he ...

InkSpotify Playlist: Mr. Kelly Keogh’s top 8 Springsteen songs

InkSpotify Playlist: Mr. Kelly Keogh’s top 8 Springsteen songs

February 1, 2019

In the February Inkspot print edition, we profiled Mr. Kelly Keogh's love of Bruce Springsteen. Take a listen to Chapman's top 15 Pearl Jam songs. ...

InkSpotify Playlist: Mr. Matt Chapman’s top 15 Pearl Jam songs

InkSpotify Playlist: Mr. Matt Chapman’s top 15 Pearl Jam songs

January 30, 2019

In the February Inkspot print edition, we profiled Mr. Matt Chapman's love of Pearl Jam. Take a listen to Chapman's top 15 Pearl Jam songs. ...

InkSpotify

InkSpotify

December 6, 2018

The Inkspot staff has collaborated to curated a variety of playlists for students to help them discover new artists and songs. Acoustic EDM Common Covers Throwbacks...

Sign of the times…to come? Styles solo album a masterpiece

Sign of the times…to come? Styles solo album a masterpiece

Brooklyn Shaw, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2017

Boy bands have captured the hearts of listeners globally for years, dating back to the Beatles first performance live television appearance on the Ed Sullivan show in 1964. Then came the Monkees and the B...

Darling of the industry: Lydia Ainsworth

Darling of the industry: Lydia Ainsworth

Hayley Metz, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2017

String instruments and synthesizers are words not often used in the same sentence, let alone in the same song. Lydia Ainsworth, however, is working to integrate these contrasting styles with her new album,...

Is Jacob Sartorius the next big hit?

Is Jacob Sartorius the next big hit?

Elyse Schneider, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2017

Social media today makes it incredibly easier to become famous. Kids, as young as 12, are charting on iTunes all the time - emerging artists like Cameron Dallas, Baby Ariel and Jacob Sartorius. Most of ...

“American Teen” struggles

Keyairah Sinclair, Associate Editor

April 25, 2017

Khalid Robinson, the R&B singer from El Paso, California, released American Teen, his debut album, on March 3. The album is a celebration of Robinson's youth and chronicles his excitement for the future. Nine out of fifteen songs of American Teen are a disappointment - Khalid doesn't bring the originality that the public had a sneak peek of with "Location" before the album's release. Khalid rarely switches up the t...

Sheeran fans undivided; a review of ‘Divide’

Sheeran fans undivided; a review of ‘Divide’

Melissa Schill, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2017

Ed Sheeran has always drawn from a personal place when creating and performing his music, but his new album Divide takes that same personal, intimate approach to another level. Each of the sixteen songs i...

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