The Crimson Connection

Billie Eilish: The Perpetuation of Sonic Monotony

Billie Eilish at Icebox.

RyanZ, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

The music industry is a Wild West-like landscape full of equal parts up-and-coming artists and dying artists. In 2019, this landscape is harsher than ever. With the advent of services like Soundcloud and Spotify, it has been easier than ever before to let the world be known of what you can do with y...

That’s A Rap

The CS Gang working on writing a song

SarahW, Editor in Chief

May 17, 2019

The computer science UIL team is known state-wide for their academic accolades, but outside of their competitions, the team partakes in an unlikely hobby. Outside of the compsci room, senior Sam Armstrong spends his time writing lyrics and orchestrating songs for the compsci team to record and produce. ...

The Current State of America’s Favorite Boyband

SarahW, Editor in Chief

May 13, 2019

A few weeks ago, you could've found singer Kevin Abstract pacing on a treadmill in his hometown of Corpus Christi, TX for 10 hours straight, now, we find him questioning the creative and financial direction of Brockhampton. With all of this media attention, fans have started to question what the current...

This is America… and its New Wave of Artists

Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) performing on stage.

SarahW, Copy Editor

May 14, 2018

Kanye West hopped back on Twitter a few weeks ago to remind us all what controversial opinions we’ve been missing on our timelines. West’s Twitter spree included calling slavery a choice, a shift towards anarchy and embracing his ‘free thinker’ philosophy. The ‘free thinker’ movement has...

Brockhampton and the Redefinition of Boy Bands

Boy band Brockhampton

SarahW, Co-Copy-Editor

November 27, 2017

It used to be that boy bands were so structured, that it was hard for any of them to be different from each other. Each group made almost the same corny pop love songs, had one “punk” member for the teenage goths to relate to, and each member had their own “distinctive style” for merchandise purpos...

Travis Scott’s Eventful 2017

Travis Scott performing in Toronto on the Rodeo tour

SarahW, Acting Online Editor

May 17, 2017

Native Houstonian rapper Travis Scott has been on the move lately, an expenditure with a purpose that is perfect timing for Travis’ fans. Travis released his sophomore album, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, in 2016, since then he has announced future tours, albums and other projects for fans to anticipate. In J...

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