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Mayas Mixtape: Slowdive

Maya’s Mixtape: Slowdive

Maya Jayaram September 7, 2017

Introduction to Maya’s Mixtape: Maya’s Mixtape is a biweekly column intended to draw attention to lesser-known artists and feature in-depth looks into their music. For requests, suggestions, and questions,...

Cross country competes in state championships

Cross country competes in state championships

Maya Jayaram November 27, 2016

The MVHS Cross Country team competed in the 2016 CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) State Championships in Fresno on Saturday, November 26. The Varsity girls placed 19th out of 23 teams in the...

Mayas Mixtape- WATERS

Maya’s Mixtape- WATERS

Maya Jayaram October 14, 2016

About the Band: WATERS is a San Francisco based alternative rock band consisting of vocalist and lead guitarist Van Pierszalowski, bassist Greg Sellin, drummer Andrew Wales, keyboardist Sara DaMert, and...

Mayas Mixtape: Atlantic Shore

Maya’s Mixtape: Atlantic Shore

Maya Jayaram September 13, 2016

About The Band: This up-and-coming indie pop-rock band from London, England consists of lead singer and guitarist Dan Noble, backing vocalist and bassist Will Tse, percussionist Ed Juniper, and guitarist...

Curious Quail: local band from San Jose

Curious Quail: local band from San Jose

Maya Jayaram April 18, 2016

With the increasing amount of popular music played on the radio, it’s easy to neglect the incredible music right in front of us. The music of Curious Quail, an award-winning local band from San Jose,...

Up-and-coming Bands Playlist

Up-and-coming Bands Playlist

Maya Jayaram December 2, 2015

Between Spotify, iTunes, and YouTube, finding and streaming great music is not difficult. Discovering unique new music to listen to can be a bit harder, but these four up-and-coming alternative rock...

Discovering one’s self through music

Discovering one’s self through music

Maya Jayaram October 4, 2015

In 2012, Gary Marcus, a world renowned research psychologist, released a book titled Guitar Zero that deeply examines how the human brain is affected by musical creativity. The book recounts Marcus’s...

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