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Samantha Johnson career path hits the right notes

January 21, 2016
Filed under Broadcast, Entertainment feature videos, Feature videos, Featured, Features, Human interest feature videos, Profile feature videos, The Latest, Video

Middletown High School freshman Samantha Johnson is headed toward a promising career as a singer-songwriter. In this video, RTTV producer Kevin Swann offers a look at what inspires Sammie J (as she is known to his friends and fans), where she is now in her musical journey, and where she hopes to end... Read more »

Kalin and Myles make us care

By Kelly Klipp, Round Table Reporter
May 12, 2015
Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, The Latest

Though “I Don’t Really Care” is what most have to say about pop/rap duo Kalin and Myle’s new EP, Dedication; after listening, you just might be singing "You're the Only One I Need". I have to be honest: when I first saw the back of Dedication by Kalin and Myles, I wasn’t expecting much. ... Read more »

Sheppard’s newest album can’t escape your mind

By Freddy Roberts, Round Table Online Editor
May 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment news articles, News, News articles, Opinion, School news articles, The Latest

With rhythms and beats that can’t escape your mind, Sheppard’s single hit “Geronimo” makes its way to the top. Now that the Australian band has made it to number one on U.S. charts, it has come back with a new album, “Bombs Away.” The name “Bombs Away” seems to come from the very song... Read more »

Swift’s new sound gains new audience

Swift’s new sound gains new audience

By Mary Kate Frey, Round Table Reporter
September 23, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, The Latest

Moving to Tennessee with her family when she was young, Taylor Swift kick started her music career early. In the beginning of her career, Swift’s music had an undeniable country twang. As Swift’s fame grows and her music becomes ever more popular, her sound has evolved. From her early country sound,... Read more »

Frozen soundtrack freezes at number one

Frozen soundtrack freezes at number one

By Joseph Haddad, Entertainment and Arts Editor
February 4, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment news articles, The Latest

On Nov. 25, 2013, the widely successful soundtrack Frozen was released two days prior to the film. Not only has the movie surpassed 800 million dollars in worldwide box office revenue—the soundtrack has topped back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The Disney film’s soundtrack has bumped Katy Perry... Read more »

One Direction croons its audience with Midnight Memories

By Madison Milhous, News Editor
November 26, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment news articles, The Latest

On Nov. 18, One Direction’s latest album, Midnight Memories, was leaked. Ironically, it surfaced the internet at about midnight. The news spread quickly, as fans were excited to hear the album a week early. Last year, the band’s previous album, Take Me Home, was also leaked early, but the excit... Read more »

Retailers mix holiday tunes, scents to spur Christmas sales

Retailers mix holiday tunes, scents to spur Christmas sales

December 19, 2012
Filed under Off the Wire Archives, XX Archives

By Jeanna Smialek The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (MCT) DURHAM, N.C. _ Inside the wooden doors of Morgan Imports, Christmas trees twinkle with holiday lights as the words of "Frosty the Snowman" linger in the air. The scent of Fraser fir wafts through the space, and the temperature is kept on the ch... Read more »

Music fills the halls of MHS

January 26, 2012
Filed under Feature Archives, Feature photo archives, XX Archives

Middletown High School students filled the chorus room on Jan. 26 to practice the music for the upcoming musical, "West Side Story". Auditions for the musical will be held on Jan. 30-31.; sign-ups can be found on the drama board. - Photo by Shannon McKenna

Music in the classroom: help or hinderance?

December 5, 2011
Filed under Blog Archives, XX Archives

By Ayla Mulvey Round Table reporter There’s always been controversy over whether or not music really helps people concentrate. There are people that say music can help them focus and be less tense while doing stressful tasks, and there are others that say music is a big distraction during the course of their work or school day. Some teachers allow... Read more »

Music for the soul

June 6, 2011
Filed under Feature Archives, Feature Stories Archives

 By Sarah Weltman Round Table reporter Music: an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color.  Whether its rock & roll, opera, dance, or country, many people all over the world use music every day in a v... Read more »