Nathan Sartain5 hours ago
Day6 - ‘Remember Us: Youth Part 2’ Review
As we approach the end of another year, the final few releases flood in, with numerous artists wanting to go out with a bang, or just sit alongside Michael Buble’s Christmas album on the shelf for a l...
Alex McCudden7 hours ago
My Favorite Music Releases of 2018
Hiya! As we come up to the end of the year I thought I’d share a list of my favourite music releases of 2018. It’s been a weird year musically for me, I’ve fallen out of love with guitar music countle...
Rasma Raisters8 hours ago
Somebody to Love
The title refers to a classic song from the 1960s sung by the American rock band Jefferson Airplane, who became known as hippie revolutionaries. Birth of a Band It all came together in 1965 when the f...
Lynn C.a day ago
Why BTS Is Popular
BTS, or better known in Korea as Bangtan Sonyeondan, has taken the US of A by storm. If you haven't heard of them, I'll give you a summary. BTS, the South Korean boy group, made their debut as a seven...
Anna Cheneya day ago
Why We Should Stop Comparing Prince and Michael Jackson
Years after the abrupt death of Michael Jackson in 2009, and then Prince in 2016, their presences in the music industry continue to be resurrected and commemorated today. Prince and Jackson have etche...
Rasma Raisters2 days ago
Rocking Around the Clock with Bill Haley and the Comets
Bill Haley and the Comets rolled out some of the greatest rock and roll hits from when they were founded in 1952 to the time of Haley’s death in 1981. This American rock group put nine singles on the ...
Andrew Beasley6 days ago
David Byrne: Still Making Sense
"All I want is to breathe." I hear you, David, I really do. It's sweltering in the Hammersmith Apollo in west London, and the sweat is pouring off me. And the beat goes on, as Byrne's band power throu...
Nathan Sartain15 days ago
Timmy Xu—the Future Star You Need to Hear
It takes a lot for me to be truly captivated by an artist. Sure, there are lots of bands or acts I listen to for various purposes, such as for background music whilst cleaning, or to relive an old mem...
Danny Fantom22 days ago
Beyond the Mainstream: YouTube
I get pretty tired of the radio. Not the content so much as the format of it. They take a good song and proceed to viciously stomp its every beat and tempo switch into your brain to entice you to keep...
Sean Reisa month ago
10 Strange Music Videos That Make You Say "WTF"
Have you ever listened to a new song and you could envision your own music video in your head? It happens to me all the time. Then the artist releases the official music video and it isn't quite what ...
I Got Into a Sold Out Concert. Here’s How It Happened.
If there’s one thing I’m terrible at, it’s planning my weekend schedule. When it comes to events I want to go to, I often will forget to buy tickets until the day of the concert. If I don’t forget, I ...
Lindsay Longacrea month ago
Boy Bands, Pop Punk Bands, and Solo Artists Oh My!
My music taste has quite the range and this list reflects bands and artists within that range that in my opinion everyone should listen to. After you've listened to them through a streaming service, I...
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Lynn C.a day ago
Why BTS Is Popular
BTS, or better known in Korea as Bangtan Sonyeondan, has taken the US of A by storm. If you haven't heard of them, I'll give you a summary. BTS, the South Korean boy group, made their debut as a seven...
Rich Monetti4 days ago
The Wolff & Clark Expedition on Tour and Hanging out with Fans
The Wolff & Clark Expedition set out two years ago off a long working relationship between pianist Mike Wolff and drummer Mike Clark. With a debut album that goes with the tour, the adventure has so f...
Danny Fantom5 days ago
Why Am I Suddenly Obsessed with Bring Me the Horizon
What even is this. This band came out in 2004, and it's currently the bitter end of 2018. In all those years before they never popped up on my radar, and now every personal mix on YouTube includes at ...
Crysta Coburn7 days ago
6 Punk Rock Christmas Songs
I worked in retail during every holiday season for the past 20 years. (My first job was a seasonal gig at a clothing store endlessly folding clothes.) What do all retail places have in common during m...
Caitie Perry7 days ago
10 Songs Every Girl Can Relate To
Girls. There is no denying it, we have it much worse than the boys. All of the double standards and rules placed on us. Some of us also struggled after a parent's divorce or bullying. Some of us exper...
Riley Bates14 days ago
The Best Rated Songs on Spotify Right Now
The music industry is a competitive landscape, and artists of all genres share the dream of their music being consumed by millions. Once they make it to the charts, however, their music then becomes a...
Anna Cheneya day ago
Why We Should Stop Comparing Prince and Michael Jackson
Years after the abrupt death of Michael Jackson in 2009, and then Prince in 2016, their presences in the music industry continue to be resurrected and commemorated today. Prince and Jackson have etche...
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Lena Bailey4 days ago
The 27 Club
"The 27 Club" is a group of famous people who have died at the age of 27. The causes of death can range from unknown to overdose and suicide. This phenomenon started on January 17, 1892, with the deat...
Andreus Chia8 days ago
Taylor Swift's Best Visuals (Pt. 2)
"Taylor Swift is a lyrical genius," someone once said. Her songs captivate you in ways you would never imagine. While her songs are the best lyrical representations of her life, her music videos provi...
Jo' Ash6 days ago
The Problem with Problems
Queer digital magazine INTO recently published an article critiquing Ariana Grande's latest music video. With a title like "Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Music Video Is Surprisingly Anti-Queer" I ex...
WatchMojo 13 days ago
Top 10 Overused Songs in Movies and TV
Not that song again! Couldn’t they have used something else? Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks the "Top 10 Overused Songs in Film and TV." For this list, we’ve picked t...
WatchMojo 19 days ago
Top 10 American National Anthem Performance Fails
These are the horrific remixes of America’s most patriotic tune. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the "Top 10 U.S. National Anthem Performance Fails." For this lis...
Astro-Yardies & Algoriddims: An Introduction to Jamaican Afrofuturism
I have an otherworldly memory from my young boyhood in Kingston, Jamaica. This was in the late 70s, and our family had recently moved there from New York City. I was navigating so many cultural shifts...
WatchMojo 20 days ago
Top 10 Most Important Moments in Music History
These are the moments that rocked the musical world. Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Moments in Music History. For this list, we’re looking at the most ...
Katharine Johnsa month ago
Live Aid Save the Queen: The Geek Girl's Guide to Music History
What do you get from grouping together an art student with three scientifically educated students, all of whom are also remarkably talented musicians? In the 1970’s, you got Queen; the legends and roy...
Crysta Coburn3 days ago
10 Songs That Celebrate Winter
Once upon a time, some people believed that winter was caused by the vegetation goddess Persephone, also known as Kore and Proserpina, returns to the Underworld, taking the ability to grow crops with ...
Depression Kink Playlist
If your kink is being depressed, we have the top 20 songs to fuel your sad little soul. These are the ones you crank up, and end up with tear soaked faces in the corner considering a prescription and ...
10 Best Songs to Listen to While Studying
Studying can be a lonely and tedious process. While review is not as stressful as actually taking the tests, it can be hard to sit down and make time to study. Though some people prefer peace and quie...
Paul Levinson16 days ago
Dylan in Concert at Beacon
Well, Dylan last night at the Beacon in New York City did not look all that much like the sketch above, which hangs in Old Bear Studios in Batavia, New York, where I recorded my first new album in nea...
Maddie Christy24 days ago
The Prohibition
It has been a while since I have been inspired enough to write a blog post and thank goodness I have been given the urge to write about one of my favourite up and coming bands in the Bath/Bristol area...
Chloe Gilholy24 days ago
Within Temptation in Concert
One of the many things I wanted to do on my wishlist was to see Within Temptation in concert. Last weekend on the 10th of November this became a reality. I would say that Within Temptation were in my ...
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Brandon Young7 days ago
Kane Brown 'Used To Love You Sober' (Acoustic Cover)
I'm Brandon. I am from the San Francisco Bay Area in California. I am an 18-year-old freshman in college who has a passion for music and helping other people through it. I believe music is more powerful than education if it's used in the right way. I have been a songwriter for the last four and a half years of my life. My dream is to get signed to a record label by the end of this calendar year. I have already made 60 songs (five albums) with lyrics, instrumentals and recordings. My friend is he...
Lara Blakea month ago
Singer/Songwriter Struggles
A singer/songwriter by definition is a person who sings and writes professional songs/music. Many people think that to be a musician is an easy job or a hobby, and for some people it may be; however f...
English Essay - Music & Art
In the century we are living in, new pieces of art and music are introduced every single day. Older pieces are constantly replaced by new ones. However, several traditional pieces remain significant t...
Mama Keebean3 months ago
Old Disney Songs Are Better Than the New
I love Disney music. Not only is it the stuff of my childhood, but it's fun to sing and listen to. My greatest beef with the world is that Disney karaoke isn't a wide-spread institution, established i...
Ari Noble5 months ago
The Secret World of Psychedelic Cambodia
Lying in the ash of Cambodia, buried under war and time, there is an almost completely forgotten and destroyed universe of music: the secret world of Cambodian psychedelic rock. Communism and death sp...
Ari Noble5 months ago
How Sad, How Lovely
Making quiet music for a small audience that never got bigger, Connie Converse was a sharply intelligent and fiercely independent, albeit lonely woman who sang throughout the fifties and into the earl...
Sean Callaghan9 days ago
Fly Away, Skyline Pigeon, Fly!
Elton John has become almost as famous with his work on HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention as he has for his music. Elton frequently plays benefits for the cause of AIDS awareness. His AIDS Foundation ...
David Wyld20 days ago
The Cautionary Tale of Jered Threatin
"In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." — Andy Warhol Today, we live in a world where fame is a hot commodity. It is no longer a question of what people will do to become famous...
Sean Callaghan24 days ago
When Politics Trumps Music
I have been a Pink Floyd fan since one snowy day when a neighbor introduced me to the "Dark Side of the Rainbow" effect. I was greatly amused by the effect of watching The Wizard of Oz with Dark Side ...
WatchMojo 2 months ago
Top 10 Guitar Solos
It takes a whole band to rock, but these solos will make you roll. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 guitar solos. For this list, we’ve limited it to one...
Milica Markovic2 months ago
The Science Behind Musical Instruments (Part One)
I was cleaning my room yesterday and amidst the clutter found a presentation I did for my high school physics class that taught students about the sound in musical instruments. I always say I'd like t...
Linda Paul3 months ago
Tales of a Ukulele
My dad was an awesome musician. He was self taught and could pick up any stringed instrument and play completely by ear. He could hear a song once, pick up a guitar or a banjo, and crank out that tune...
Tom Baker3 months ago
Creep Tunes
Music: it's an indispensable and ubiquitous aspect of the human condition. It is, in these days of instantaneous electronic communication, virtually everywhere, all the time, even when we don't want i...
Zachary Barnett5 months ago
Why Is K-pop Becoming so Popular?
K-pop. I’m sure you’ve heard of it. If you’ve ever wondered how music from such a small country can become so popular worldwide, and even take the #1 spots on America’s and even other countries’ music...
Wade Wainio5 months ago
Similar Much? Mogwai's 'Sine Wave,' Nine Inch Nail's 'A Warm Place,' David Bowie's 'Crystal Japan'
A tune is rarely 100 percent original, for better or worse. For example, Mogwai's tune "Sine Wave" is very similar to "A Warm Place" by Nine Inch Nails (NIN), which is itself similar to "Crystal Japan...
Nathan Sartain5 hours ago
Day6 - ‘Remember Us: Youth Part 2’ Review
As we approach the end of another year, the final few releases flood in, with numerous artists wanting to go out with a bang, or just sit alongside Michael Buble’s Christmas album on the shelf for a l...
Alex McCudden7 hours ago
My Favorite Music Releases of 2018
Hiya! As we come up to the end of the year I thought I’d share a list of my favourite music releases of 2018. It’s been a weird year musically for me, I’ve fallen out of love with guitar music countle...
Rj Mitchell3 days ago
Realm of Wolves—'Oblivion'
Formed early in 2018, Realm of Wolves was formed in almost a supergroup fashion by the members of vvilderness, Silent Island and other projects in similar style. The band members in true (Or is it Trv...
Joe Dancsak20 days ago
Indie Music Artists in Film and TV
Since the decline of purchased music started with the advent of the mp3 in the 1990s, and now with the prevalence of cheap streaming services driving down the value of popular music, independent recor...
Sarah Aa month ago
6 Productivity Tips for Aspiring Producers
Music production is one of those jobs where you mix pleasure with actual work. You won’t find a producer who’s been at it for some years that isn’t a “music nerd,” so to speak. Still, the pleasure par...
Sammy Armstronga month ago
Writing Music
Music, it's beautiful and creative. Sadly, we all go through struggles when writing a song. We end up giving up after we write a few words due to it not being good enough to us. That's not the case th...