The official news source for Oxford High School

The Charger Online

Bon Iver strays from norm with new album

Bon Iver strays from norm with new album

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

After five years of anticipation, the wait for a new album from Bon Iver is finally over with the release of “22, A Million.” When the album was released on Sept. 30th, an entirely new aesthetic was introduced to listeners, with Bon Iver straying from the typical “folksy” sound of previous albums....

“Kubo and the Two Strings” a delightful and charming animated feature

“Kubo and the Two Strings” a delightful and charming animated feature

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

"If you must blink, do it now." Let me be very transparent about this: when it comes to movies and shows, I am heavily biased towards animation. Movies like this are perfect examples of why that bias exists for me. Kubo and the Two Strings above all is a beautiful movie.  I have more than enough to...

Schwab’s “This Savage Song” a monstrously good read

Schwab’s “This Savage Song” a monstrously good read

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor

September 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Sometimes an overnight success is nine years in the making.  Author Victoria Schwab found that out when her new novel This Savage Song hit the top spot on the New York Times Bestseller List upon its release.  The fact that it had a lot of anticipation surrounding its release cannot be denied, but does...

Delta Springs, Tesheva impress crowd at Proud Larry’s

Delta Springs, Tesheva impress crowd at Proud Larry’s

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

With contrasting performers kicking off Labor Day weekend, Tesheva and Delta Springs put on a show for a crowd of around forty people at Proud Larry’s and made it a night to remember. Tesheva, out of Starkville, considers themselves a “funk-rock, blues-fusion, space experience” according to...

Car Seat Headrest relates to youth through songs and shows

Car Seat Headrest relates to youth through songs and shows

Livvy Cohen, staff writer

September 1, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Voicing the issues of today’s youth, Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest incorporates a personal and honest outlook on life in his music.  With a uniquely grungy sound, Toledo is quickly gaining speed in his profession. Using Bandcamp, an online program where lesser-known musicians can sell thei...

Delta Springs introduces themselves to Mississippi one show at a time

Delta Springs introduces themselves to Mississippi one show at a time

Livvy Cohen, staff writer

August 31, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Delta Springs, one of Oxford’s most fiery incoming bands, is beginning to make a name for itself in town. Consisting of Sam Stevens (lead singer and lead guitar), Will Smith (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), Watson Turnipseed (drummer) and Patrick Mink (bass), Delta Springs has ignited a fire that...

Which school lunch are you?

May 20, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

[playbuzz-item url="//www.playbuzz.com/thechargeronline10/which-school-lunch-are-you"]

Death Grips: Challenge to listen to, but worth it with new album ‘Bottomless Pit’

Death Grips: Challenge to listen to, but worth it with new album ‘Bottomless Pit’

Edward Morgan, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

To talk about Death Grips is a challenge since they can be challenging to listen to. For those unfamiliar to the band, they are an experimental rap group from Sacramento, California, known for their experimental and intense music and – warning – is very explicit.   A good starting place for new listeners woul...

Civil War: Whose Side Are You On?

Civil War: Whose Side Are You On?

Edward Morgan and Carter Diggs

May 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Home, Lifestyles, News

Take this quiz to find who you side with more, Captain America or Iron Man. [playbuzz-item url="//www.playbuzz.com/thechargeronline10/civil-war-team-captain-america-or-team-iron-man"]

Sports Production team wins Southeast EMMY®

Sports Production team wins Southeast EMMY®

Zoe Scruggs, staff writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Sports, Sports Productions

One idea quickly turned into an EMMY® award-winning program. Last week, an idea that originated in the late spring of last year led to Oxford High sophomores Merrick McCool and Andrew Gardner receiving a student production EMMY® for a high school sports program from the Southeast EMMY® Chapter of the National A...

Beck’s ‘Odelay’ combo of many genres

Beck’s ‘Odelay’ combo of many genres

Edward Morgan, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

With Memphis in May this weekend and this album’s 20th anniversary coming up, it seems like the perfect time to return to Beck’s “Odelay.” Perhaps a little history about Beck is necessary. After the death of Kurt Cobain, alternative rock had a gaping hole to fill. Beck just happened to fill t...

The official news source for Oxford High School
Entertainment