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Newtonite writer Arjun Shatkin composes and produces singles

Newtonite writer Arjun Shatkin composes and produces singles

Arjun Shatkin January 11, 2021

Street noise streams through the open windows, but I cannot hear it. I am putting the finishing touches on a music project that has been in the works for days, and I am immersed in sound. My project is...

(Photo by Ian DIckerman)

Artist Spotlight: Julianna Walsh employs music experience on original material

Arjun Shatkin January 5, 2020

Earlier this year, junior Julianna Walsh, a student singer-songwriter, stepped out of her comfort zone to create her debut EP Inner Monologue, which will be released soon. Walsh says she came into the...

Junior Jacob Vivieros sits in front of his workspace at home. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Artist Spotlight: Jacob Viveiros composes chill electronic music on his computer

Arjun Shatkin December 6, 2019

It all starts on the computer for junior Jacob Viveiros, a student musician, and producer. He experiments with sounds on FL Studio, a digital audio workstation, and toys with chord progressions to create...

(Photo courtesy of Jonah Cuddy)

Artist Spotlight: Jonah Cuddy records original indie-pop, folk music

Arjun Shatkin November 21, 2019

Senior Jonah Cuddy spent the start of this past summer patching guitar solos, chord progressions, and melodies into what would eventually become a collection of six songs he wrote with fellow songwriter,...

Photo by Devin Perlo

Upswing Jazz Quintet to play at FUSN tonight

Hannah Liu November 18, 2016

Featuring North musicians, the Upswing Jazz Quintet will play for the Communities Without Border’s (CWB) charity tonight at First Unitarian Society in Newton (FUSN) at 7:30 p.m. Juniors Brendan King,...

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