Vaughan Jones is an 18 year old graduate of Horizon High School in Phoenix, Arizona. His dreams include becoming a musician, graduating from the University of Washington, getting a Tony Award, and other completely irrational things. He loves singing, acting, and writing, and hopes to take at least one of those things into his adult life.
Vaughan JonesWhen I first started listening to music, I used to collect CDs. Obviously now, it’s all digital, but I’m here to tell you why digital music is losing out to vinyl. As more and more artists put new...Continue reading
Vaughan Jones“I think people are born bisexual, and it's just that our parents and society kind of veer us off into this feeling of 'Oh, I can't'. They say it's taboo. It's ingrained in our heads that it's bad, ...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesThe 1980s represented a time of massive changes in the United States. A time of political unrest in the Soviet Union and Middle East, technological innovation around the world, and consumerism in the ...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesHey Metiza! Last week, I kicked off a retrospective of LGBT+ Pride in music. Starting with the 1960s and ending in the present, my goal is to show how far the LGBT+ community has come, and how far it ...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesHey Metiza! My name is Vaughan, and for Pride Month, I’m starting a retrospective looking at music coinciding with the evolution of gender, sexual, and romantic expression in the United States. Star...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesMusic brings people together. Friends bond over bands, cultures have their traditional songs, and generations are defined by the music of their era. If you don't already play a musical instrument, I'm...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesLast week, the final curtain fell on my school’s production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. After 2 months of rehearsing, memorizing, and performing, I've grown so much. Not ...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesIn their debut album, Public Access TV channels alt rock and classic rock influences. Lead singer John Eatherly’s voice is heavily reminiscent of Joey Ramone and other punk staples, and the upbeat t...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesJoyce Manor’s Cody is California Punk at its finest. I highly recommend this band’s entire discography, but this album has quickly become my favorite of their discography. Many of the songs on Cod...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesMetiza is a place where we can be exactly who we are, authentically and without judgment. That is awesome, and I'm still so grateful I got to be the first Metiza guy. With that in mind I did some sear...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesIf you’re anything like me, you associate music with just about everything. Every song you hear has some sort of memory that goes along with it. So, of course, if you want to remember all the amazin...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesY’know the person who loves you unconditionally even though you constantly make mistakes or push them away? The one who drives you to be the best person you can be, even through frustrating times in...Continue reading
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