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The Hype About North Shore Coast

The Hype About North Shore Coast

Alexandria Knight, TomTom Staff

September 11, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music

North Shore Coast is a new upcoming music festival. North Shore Coast is held in Chicago and it is a smaller version of Lollapalooza. It is show casing artists who are new to the music scene and trying to spread their name. The festival started in 2010 and had always been held in Chicago. Some of ...

New Album Watch : August

New Album Watch : August

Skyler Wackenhuth, Tom Tom Staff

September 8, 2017


Filed under Music

  Recently, artists worldwide have been pushing out music left and right. XXXTENTACION and Lil Uzi Vert have dominated the ITunes top charts, but what is their music like? Hip-Hop lovers constantly debate what music is “good” and what music is “trash”; all bias aside, these albums are s...

Spotify vs. Soundcloud

Spotify vs. Soundcloud

McKenna Kalisz, Tom Tom Team Leader

September 8, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music

In recent years digital streaming has taken leaps and bounds in expanding its reach. With over millions of tracks now available with just the touch of a finger, it’s no surprise that Soundcloud and Spotify are dominating the digital streaming game. Both downloadable apps are available in the Apple App Store and ...

Artist to Watch: Super Duper Kyle

Artist to Watch: Super Duper Kyle

McKenna Kalisz, Tom Tom Staff

May 12, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music

KYLE, or more popularly known as Super Duper KYLE, has climbed his way into the spotlight and many students playlists. “I Spy” is a new single that KYLE has produced that features rapper Lil-Yachty. This single is climbing the charts. Currently, the single is number three on the iMusic rap chart. ...

Behind the Cover of Kendrick Lamar’s New Album “DAMN.”

Behind the Cover of Kendrick Lamar’s New Album “DAMN.”

Emma Dejong, Tom Tom Staff

April 24, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music

Kendrick Lamar’s new album “DAMN.” was released April 13, 2017. Featuring his new hit single “HUMBLE” and featuring artists like Rihanna and KAYTRANADA, this album is supposed to be big. The question is, does the art on the cover match the art of the music inside? Designer of the album cover is ...

Rydell High Comes to Antioch High

Rydell High Comes to Antioch High

Brenna Higgins, Tom Tom Staff

April 20, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Lifestyles, Music, School News

Nobody loves summer more than the kids at Rydell High, but this year Sandy, Danny and the gang come to Antioch Community High School in the school production of "Grease." Directed by Wanda Teddy, Michael Riggs, Trey Hickey, Kelly Taylor and Patrick Johnson,  the "Grease" cast has been preparing for...

Five Up and Coming Female Artists to Watch For

Five Up and Coming Female Artists to Watch For

Haley Edwards, Social Media Director

March 24, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music

In light of March being a time to celebrate and embrace feminine power, here are five up and coming female artists to watch out for in 2017: Halsey Singer and songwriter Ashley Frangipane, known better as Halsey (an anagram derived from her first name), debuted her first studio album, titled "Bad...

Students See Broadway’s “Hamilton: An American Musical”

Students See Broadway’s “Hamilton: An American Musical”

Rachel Beckman, Department Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Music, News, School News

While Writer's Week continues in full surge and spring break looms around the corner, a bulk of Antioch Community High School's fine arts department students attended a Broadway viewing of the musical "Hamilton." Leaving early in the morning on Wednesday, the group of 100 consisted of students, chap...

Jazz Ensembles Host Annual Concert

Jazz Ensembles Host Annual Concert

Kyle Whitely, Tom Tom Staff

February 9, 2017


Filed under Music, News, School News

The ACHS Jazz Ensemble and Orchestra hosted their annual concert to a crowd of parents, students and staff on Wednesday, February 8. ACHS teacher and jazz band sponsor Jonathan Untch led both of his extracurricular bands in a performance of classic jazz tunes, while Michael Riggs conducted the orches...

2016 Holiday Gala Reins in Success, Holiday Cheer

2016 Holiday Gala Reins in Success, Holiday Cheer

Rachel Beckman, News Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Local and Community News, Music, News, School News

After years of presenting a Holiday Lights and Holiday Cafe performance during the month of December each year, the ACHS fine arts department stepped up the quality of the performance by hosting their 2016 Holiday Gala as a professional dinner show at Maravela’s in Fox Lake. With a large turnout on ...

Top Five Pump Up Songs

Top Five Pump Up Songs

Ashley Reiser, Tom Tom Staff

September 30, 2016


Filed under Music, Sports

1. “Safe and Sound” -Capital Cities It gets the blood pumping, and sends chills through the spine, great for a pre-race pump up. The uppity beat creates a positive atmosphere for the mind. 2.“No Problem” -Chance the Rapper This song flows well and creates a somewhat fearless mindset for listeners. Th...

REVIEW: Coloring Book

REVIEW: Coloring Book

Booker Grass, Tom Tom Staff

May 18, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

Chancellor Bennet, also known as Chance the Rapper, released his long awaited mixtape titled Coloring Book. The mixtape is a huge leap in a different musical direction from his previous album, Acid Rap. Coloring Book is Acid Rap's more mature and sophisticated younger brother. The younger album...

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