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Staffer impressed with up-and-coming artist Halsey

Kalina Hertafeld, Student Reporter

September 27, 2015

Filed under Critique, Showcase

Halsey, a young female singer/songwriter storms the music scene with her first full length alt-pop album, Badlands. Halsey’s cool alternative sound is reminiscent of Lorde, with a bit more attitude, and her latest releases hav...

“Rockland” solid album despite falling short of previous releases

Zeke Polken, Copy Editor

March 2, 2015

Filed under Critique

Back in 2013, I discovered four-piece Norwegian folk/cabaret/rock/pop girl group Katzenjammer online, and had them on repeat for essentially the rest of my junior year. Despite being virtually unknown in the USA, their unique...

“Dream Your Life Away” is a dream for folk genre

Nick Merrill, Campus Editor

October 9, 2014

Filed under Critique

Australian-born Vance Joy first gave us a taste of his folk/indie music style when he released his EP, “God Loves You When You’re Dancing,” back in 2013. When I first heard his single “Riptide” illegally used in a GoPro...

Rapper Danny Brown blows audience away

Bella Isaacs, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2014

Filed under Critique, Uncategorized

On April 22, Detroit-born rap artist, Danny Brown performed at the Loft, one of Lansing’s most popular concert venues. Brown’s music is often classified under “progressive-rap” with its synthesized beats and lyrics...

New ABC show About A Boy quickly wins over viewers

Catherine McQuaid, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2014

Filed under Critique

Feb. 22, 2014 was the premiere of a new NBC drama called About a Boy. The show is titled and modeled after About a Boy, a novel written in 1998 by British author Nick Hornby, which was turned into a movie in 2002, under the sa...

The OHS Press picks the best April Fools Day pranks of 2014

Nick Merrill, Athletic Liaison

April 2, 2014

Filed under Critique

Every year various conglomerates get together and create some funny April Fool’s Day pranks such as Burger King’s “Left-Handed Whopper” or BBC’s reduced gravity theory. This year was no different. OHS Press Athletic Lia...

Wes Anderson’s newest film lives up to expectations

Audrey Matusz, Photo Editor

March 31, 2014

Filed under Critique

The Grand Budapest Hotel is American filmmaker Wes Anderson’s most anticipated, most star-studded, most European and most marvelous project yet. Ralph Fiennes plays M. Gustave, the smooth-talking concierge of the title hotel. Gustave is known for running an immaculate hotel, as well as having a...

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