The Ridge Review

The Student News Site of Mountain Ridge High School | Glendale, Arizona

The Student News Site of Mountain Ridge High School | Glendale, Arizona

The Ridge Review

The Student News Site of Mountain Ridge High School | Glendale, Arizona

The Ridge Review

From Perks of Being A Wallflower

27 Song Suggestions For Your Main Character Moments

Kimi Matibag, Columnist March 26, 2021

Sometimes forgetting about all our troubles and acting like we’re the only person in the world is just what we need; and what better way to do that than to get up and dance like you’re the main character and no one is watching? Let loose a little...

Jimi Hendrix on Guitar - the true Auteur of Articulations

The Top 5 Coolest Guitar Tricks Ever

Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

Mountain Ridge has plenty of musicians; Mr. Vogel leads a huge band and tons of kids play recreationally. Some of Ridge’s musically inclined, me included, play the guitar.    I don’t play the guitar religiously, yet after about six or...

The Daft Punk Duo

Daft Punk splits up

February 25, 2021

The French music duo Daft Punk broke up after spending 28 years making music together. The duo had hits such as “Get Lucky” and “I Feel It Coming.” They were also known for their disinterest in fame, wearing helmets as a way to remain anonymous.    The...

POV: Youre On AUX

POV: You’re On AUX

Isabella Montoya, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Picture this, you are driving in the car with your closest friends and all of a sudden, they ask you to play some music. You immediately panic. You worry that your friends won’t like your favorite songs. Never fear though! Here's a list of songs that...

Metallica in its early days with Dave Mustaine

Battle of the Bands: Metallica V. Megadeth

“The Clash Between Metal’s Biggest Rivals.”
Aden Schulze-Miller and Ethan Pendegrass January 27, 2021

INTRO:    Metal music is one of the most popular subgenres of rock ‘n’ roll, and for good reason. The delicious licks, fast tempo and crazy shredding on electric guitars paired with thunderous basslines and clashing drum symbols all blend...

1970s Photo of Bowie.

Five Years

“The first part of two, to my dedicatory writings on David Bowie - Celebrating the late artists 74th Birthday.”
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief January 8, 2021

As of writing this on the 8th of January, it’s what would have been late Rock, Pop and Teen icon David Bowie’s 74th birthday.    David Robert Jones, later David Bowie (1947-2016) was one of the most influential and prolific musicians of...

Samuel Beam with A Taylor Guitar

Iron and Wine: Innovative and Extraordinary

“Exploring Folk Artist Samuel Beam’s Music Career.”
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief December 7, 2020

“Have I found you? Flightless bird, jealous, weeping Or lost you? American mouth Big bill looming”  - Samuel Beam “Flightless Bird, American Mouth” (2007)    Ah! The iconic lines from folk singer Samuel Beam’s (known...