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Car of the Week: Alex Lane’s Mini Cooper

Car of the Week: Alex Lane’s Mini Cooper

By Martin Groves
November 18
Filed under Car Talk, Showcase

For the second week in a row, the featured car of the week is a convertible, specifically junior Alex Lane's 2006 Mini Cooper Convertible. "I love driving with my top down in the winter, it's really fun," Lane said. "All you have to do is really blast the heat towards you and you don't feel the cold, except...

Music Weekly Featuring Said the Sky

Music Weekly Featuring Said the Sky

By Tristan Chenoweth
November 17
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

Welcome to week four. This week I am featuring another one of my favorite artists,  Trevor Christensen, who is better know as Said the Sky. Said the Sky is based out of Denver, Colorado. First Track: Darling by Said the Sky I chose this track because of its glitchy chorus and minimal vocal line....

Car Talk: How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

Car Talk: How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

By Martin Groves
November 16
Filed under Car Talk, Opinions, Showcase

Winter is a festive time of the year, fun for many, but not for your car. Not properly preparing for winter driving can be dangerous, from keeping your car in good condition to keeping it from skidding off the road, here are some simple things you can do to prepare: Get a set of winter tires. The bigg...

Futuristic Friday: Week Three

Futuristic Friday: Week Three

By Tristan Chenoweth
November 13
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

This week's track is Indian Summer by Jai Wolf. I chose this song because it features a very minimal lead music line, very minimal lead vocal that doesn't distract from the musical aspect of the song. ...

Car Talk: Exhaust Modifications

Car Talk: Exhaust Modifications

By Martin Groves
November 13
Filed under Car Talk, Opinions, Showcase

Arguably the most common major modification that enthusiasts make to their car, an aftermarket exhaust system will make your car sound louder, more aggressive, and in some cases, create a slight increase in engine output. To read about exhaust modifications in more detail, click here. One final thing to consider is you get what you pay for. An unbranded exhaust kit from eBay o...

Car of the Week: 2000 Ford Mustang

Car of the Week: 2000 Ford Mustang

By Martin Groves
November 11
Filed under Car Talk, Opinions, Showcase

When it comes to car enthusiasts, you have those that adore classic cars, Japanese imports, European exotics and more. In this edition of Car of the Week, we will be looking at junior Avery Bond's love for American muscle, and in particular his 2000 Ford Mustang convertible. Bond had bought the car...

Music Weekly: Week Three

Music Weekly: Week Three

By Tristan Chenoweth
November 10
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

Welcome back... Here are the tracks for this week. First Track: Smoke Filled Room by Mako I chose this song for its minimal intro and great vocal line and chorus. It really relies on being minimal in what it uses to compliment the lead vocalist and really inspires to be different no matter who you ...

Car Talk: Three Reasons to Change Your Own Oil

Car Talk: Three Reasons to Change Your Own Oil

By Martin Groves
November 9
Filed under Car Talk, Showcase

It's a relatively easy job to do on your own, as well as an economical way to get your hands dirty and learn more about your own car. An oil change is one of the easiest regular maintenance jobs to perform on a car. If you don't already, here are three reasons why you should change your own oil: Instructions are rea...

Futuristic Friday: Embracing Solitude

Futuristic Friday: Embracing Solitude

By Tristan Chenoweth
November 6
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

This week's Future Friday Track comes to you from JCB. It is an instrumental that is very minimal in its use of percussion. I listen to this particular track because it is non-invasive and can be used when doing homework, falling asleep, or just in general when you need a song to concentrate to get...

Car Talk: Got Foggy Headlights?

Car Talk: Got Foggy Headlights?

By Martin Groves
November 6
Filed under Car Talk, Showcase

Do you park your car out in the sun often? Do you have foggy headlights? If you don't already, you probably will soon. Headlight fogging is when the plastic housing for the light fogs up and begins to turn slightly opaque, diminishing the amount of light projected onto the road at night. The easiest...

Throwback Thursday Featuring Madonna

Throwback Thursday Featuring Madonna

By Tristan Chenoweth
November 5
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions

This week's installment of Throwback Thursday is brought to you by Mrs. Winship, the web page design, multimedia, and desktop publishing teacher here at FHN. She has chosen Madonna for her favorite throwback artist. Her first song is Lucky Star. Her second throwback (because she could not pick ju...

Music Weekly Featuring Galantis

Music Weekly Featuring Galantis

By Tristan Chenoweth
November 4
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

Welcome to week two. This week I am featuring one of my favorite artists Galantis. The group is based out of Stockholm, Sweden and their music features one lead vocalist for each song and her melodic chordal progressions. First Track Gold Dust: This track features a lead vocalist with melodic accompaniments, syncopat...

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