Lincoln High School Statesman

Billie Eilish crushes ‘No Time to Die’ theme song

Billie Eilish crushes ‘No Time to Die’ theme song

Anna Langseth, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

In the film world, the James Bond Franchise is notorious for hiring popular musicians to create opening theme songs. The next and final Bond film starring Daniel Craig was no exception. 18-year-old musical sensation Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell were hired to create the opening son...

Boys without love; BTS snubbed at the Grammys

Boys without love; BTS snubbed at the Grammys

Kyla Clark, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

BTS has grown rapidly in American music, but the Grammys cut them short. BTS is a South Korean boy band consisting of seven members, and formed by BigHit Entertainment in 2010. The members are: Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook. BTS is short for the phrase bangtan sonyeondan, meaning ...

The luminous new album ‘III’

The luminous new album ‘III’

Morgan McDonnel, Entertainment Editor

September 24, 2019

Nearly three years after their 2016 album “Cleopatra,” The Lumineers have come out with yet another brilliant and well-assimilated album full of songs with passion, heart and a story to tell.  The Lumineers, a widely known folk-rock band, has grown from performing shows of five people to sell...

‘Voices’: more than just music

‘Voices’: more than just music

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

With summer just one day away, seniors around Sioux Falls are reflecting on the legacies they will leave behind for students and what they did to help those around them. RHS senior Cade Thompson in particular will not just leave behind a legacy, but some pretty successful music hits as well. Thompson...

Come on down! Let’s visit Flavortown!

Come on down! Let’s visit Flavortown!

Jared Rundell, Journalism Student

March 13, 2019

Have you ever wanted to have your tastebuds rocked while listening to music? LHS senior Nolan Schneider and friend Dan Kelly are able to make that happen. Schneider has an eye for the arts and visits multiple mediums. Painting, drawing, music, sculpting. He participates in all of those activities...

Tunes for your winter blues

Tunes for your winter blues

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2019

Living in South Dakota often makes one feel as if they are trapped inside of a snowglobe; consisting of inescapable, never-ending, winter and snow. Even though we cannot control the weather, we can control our attitudes as we await the sunnier days of spring and summer approaching. This time of y...

American Authors changes with the ‘Seasons’

American Authors changes with the ‘Seasons’

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019

Originally dubbed Blue Pages, the New York-based rock band American Authors was established in 2006 and skyrocketed to popularity after the release of their 2013 song “Best Day of My Life.” Known for their cheerful themes and upbeat melodies, American Authors exists in the same poppy rock genre as...

‘thank u, next’: a pop culture bombshell and an anthem for self-appreciation

‘thank u, next’: a pop culture bombshell and an anthem for self-appreciation

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

  Ariana Grande shook the pop culture world on Nov. 5, 2018, when she released the music video to her new song titled, “thank u, next.” Again, Grande’s fans flipped when she performed the song live for the first time on Nov. 7 on the “Ellen” show. “thank u, next” is an anthem...

A run from home

A run from home

Ethan Kolb, Feature Editor

October 26, 2018

Music, something people can not go without. With thousands of artists, several choices of albums and millions of songs. After a while music starts to become dry and repetitive about drinking, having sex and smoking weed. But George Ezra brings a fresh new twist to the music scene, adding a new light...

Music for the mind

Music for the mind

Caroline Sudbeck, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

Every day I see large amounts of people listening to music while they are studying, and I am always curious as to what type of music people choose. Typically, I am the type of person who studies best when things are quiet. However, I sometimes need music and that particular boost of energy that accomp...