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Sarpanitum’s Blessed Be My Brothers: Blessed be the songwriting

Sarpanitum’s Blessed Be My Brothers: Blessed be the songwriting

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

(Scroll to the bottom of the article to stream the album as a YouTube playlist. Drawing thematic inspiration from a period in history or a particular culture’s mythology can turn into a double-edged sword for a band. Effectively and uniquely utilizing the imagery and sounds associated with a p...

Notes From the Nook Episode 2: Obscure Instruments

Notes From the Nook Episode 2: Obscure Instruments

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer
February 20, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

This week on Notes From the Nook, unknown instruments are the topic at hand. The roundtable this episode features Tim Hilt, Brandon Fisher, and Abbi Chapman, as well as your hosts Max Jonas Knaver and Aidan Epstein. Stream the episode below via Soundcloud.   ...

Notes from the Nook: Episode 1 – Musical Authorities

Notes from the Nook: Episode 1 – Musical Authorities

Max Jonas Knaver, Reporter
February 13, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Anyone can critique music. So what gives someone the credibility and expertise necessary to be called a musical authority? In this inaugural episode of a series of music-related podcasts directly from the Media Center's own Sound Nook studio, Aidan Epstein and Max Jonas Knaver discuss this question...

(General)ly Speaking dispatches “The General”

(General)ly Speaking dispatches “The General”

William Dillinder and Leland Spangler
February 11, 2015
Filed under Music, Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

Welcome to The Prospector's first ever Tiny Desk Concert! This is an event where The Prospector brings talented musicians into the school's radio room for a miniature concert. They record, interview, and experience an afternoon in the life of the student musician. This article will feature "The G...

Ingested- The Architect of Extinction Album Review

Ingested- The Architect of Extinction Album Review

Max Jonas Knaver, writer
February 11, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Scroll to the bottom of the article to stream the full album via YouTube For a lot of people, Ingested represents a tragedy. With their first album hailed even today as an excellent work of pure brutal death metal, it shouldn't have come as a surprise that the band's subsequent shift in style, though sm...

The All-State Ensemble

The All-State Ensemble

Spencer Aurand, Senior Reporter
November 19, 2014
Filed under Music, Showcase

Rachael Bradshaw describes herself as a social butterfly, always on the lookout for new opportunities to have fun. The 17-year-old Manitou senior said she hopes to make new friends and meet with the old during her chance to sing with hundreds of student musicians from across the state. Bradsha...

Rock ‘n Roll is the Cure.

Tabby Nevinczenko, reporter
November 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Manitou springs high has a great rock, and metal audience this year. And every student knows the stress and frustrations of school. The pressure makes some want to just slam down the books and rage quit school completely. This hard rock and metal playlist is to help release the pressures of school--...

Theatre Department Hosts Manitou’s First Coffee Shop

Theatre Department Hosts Manitou’s First Coffee Shop

Aubrey Hall, Reporter
October 31, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, News, Showcase

On Friday, October 24th, following the last day of midterms, Manitou's Theatre Department hosted a "coffee shop" in the high school media center. It was complete with coffee, treats, and live entertainment for the attendees. The event was hosted by Hannah Kimmett (11) and Hunter Buck (12). Vari...

A Family of Singers: Manitou Choir Auditions for All State

A Family of Singers: Manitou Choir Auditions for All State

Sita Ahlen, Reporter
October 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Editor's Note: Today, October 16, 2014, the choir students mentioned in this article will leave Manitou at 3:30 PM to audition for All State Honor Choir at Doherty High School.  Today, October 16, 2014, Manitou Springs High School's honor choir is traveling to Doherty High School in Colorado Springs ...

It’s Finally October Playlist

It’s Finally October Playlist

Isabel Dufford, Prospector Editor-in-Chief
October 3, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Uncategorized

October is the quintessence of autumn, when the leaves begin to fall, the air becomes crisp, and it's finally acceptable to break out the boots, scarves, ugly sweaters, and mugs full of hot drinks laced with cinnamon, nutmeg, caramel, and other flavors and smells of autumn. It's a month for planning...

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