The Californian

New voice and sound of MdK

October 7, 2011

by Emma von der Leith, staff writer Modern Day Kids (MdK), a band well known at Cal High for their pop, radio-friendly sound, recently shocked their fans by replacing their front-man and switching to a whole new sound. “All of us really wanted to create something else musical-wise,” said ...

Dj’s and dubstep dominate music

October 7, 2011

by Charley Kassabian, News Lite Editor Nowadays, it is difficult to drive down the street without having your windows rattled by someones set of 15-inch, overpowering sub-woofers, playing the loudest, heaviest bass lines possible. Electronic music is on the rise. With the number of four-piece...

’Tis the concert season

November 2, 2010

By Emily Gross, Staff Writer The Bay Area is a hot location for concerts in November and December. There are many great shows for fans of any type of music. First up is Two Door Cinema Club, a unique band all the way from Bangor, Ireland. Their music is described as “alteronica” and has been com...

Step team shines

November 2, 2010

    By Sydnie Parker The new Cal High step team has the sass of cheer, the rhythm of song, but music that is all its own. “In dance you have music, but in step you make your own,” said freshman Onica Abrams, a step team member. This year, the Black Student Union (BSU) has brought back the Cal step team after a two-year hiatus.  Senior captain Dar...