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Catherine F.2 hours ago
Why I Will Not Miss xxxTentacion
Three short hours ago, I was sitting in my humble abode, when my lovely girlfriend sends me a simple text. "xxxTentacion is dead. He was shot." Six simple words, arranged in such a way that my mind co...
Rap Disciple4 hours ago
Nas—'Nasir' Review
Revolutionary Poet Laureate
Song Analysis
There are songs that get a person into their feelings. Feelings of sadness, hopefulness, happiness, and the feeling to be loved. HONNE’s “Warm On A Cold Night” is a song that displays the affection be...
Mark Cridlanda day ago
What Is Metal Music?
Well, "loud," "fast," "a load of screaming & shouting," "the devil's music," and simply "noise" are some of the most common answers you will get when you ask the public what they think metal music is....
Sun Records
The year was 1950. A man by the name of Sam Phillips had a dream about recording hits that would blow music lovers out of the water. He loved playing music, but even more so he had the desire to recor...
Freedom, Identity and Other Hidden Messages in BlackPink's "Ddu-du Ddu-du" Video
Ddu-du Ddu-du has now been viewed 55 million times and broken more records, just as expected. But this music video pushed the envelope even a bit further with empowering messages underneath the sequin...
Theory: '...Ready for It?'
Many theories are going around about Taylor Swift’s new music video “…Ready For It?” It’s safe to say that Swift is keeping to the theme of herself versus her past, as shown in her music video “Look W...
Sinead Curry12 days ago
Isabella Manfredi: On Creativity
Everybody’s creative; we’re creative beings, that’s how we were built… but someone who is ‘artistic,’ well that’s a bit different. As frontwoman of The Preatures, Isabella Manfredi is contemporary Roc...
Sarah Loyd18 days ago
Top 10 Best One Hit Wonders of the 1950s and 1960s
With enough hard work, talent and determination, any musician can create one great song. Sometimes one hit single is all you need to make an impression that will last a lifetime. That is what these on...
Bella Harris25 days ago
Taylor Swift's Semantic Fields in 'Reputation': Part One
When I first downloaded all of Reputation, I spent the morning skipping through songs, finding one that I thought I may like. At first I was kind of worried because I only liked one or two songs, but ...
Elle Coylea month ago
Interview with Edith Bowman
I’ve never encountered the emotions of what it is to be star struck. Not until Edith Bowman slides through the door of her PR Company in a leopard print sweatshirt that looks like pure comfort, a leat...
Patricia Sarkara month ago
The History and Significance of Entertainment Shows in Vegas
Vegas needs music like music needs Vegas. The two are inextricably linked. Vegas has hosted some of the greatest shows of all time, including record-breakingly long runs that have defied the odds. Elv...
Music and Business
The ins and outs behind one of the largest industries out there. Get ready to press "play".
Bust a Rhyme
Exploring the men, women, and motivations behind your favorite hip-hop music.
Playlists
If playlists are the ultimate currency of coolness, we're your virtual treasury.
Freedom, Identity and Other Hidden Messages in BlackPink's "Ddu-du Ddu-du" Video
Ddu-du Ddu-du has now been viewed 55 million times and broken more records, just as expected. But this music video pushed the envelope even a bit further with empowering messages underneath the sequin...
Kimberly Styles3 days ago
Youngblood
I have loved 5 Seconds of Summer for a long time now, and I am a lover of music in general, so I thought I would write my own review of their third album for you all to read.
Krista Almazan3 days ago
First Live Performances of BlackPink's 2018 Comeback
Before we've seen a music video for BlackPink's second announced title track for their mini album, Square Up, we have the privilege of seeing their choreography. The record-shattering girl group has performed their single, "Forever Young," on MBC's Music Bank. The choreography starts with an immediate BlackPink trademark: all the girls lying down on one another. Remember that crowd-pleasing visual in Boombayah? Of course you do. The opening choreography for "Forever Young" is total fan service j...
Freedom, Identity and Other Hidden Messages in BlackPink's "Ddu-du Ddu-du" Video
Ddu-du Ddu-du has now been viewed 55 million times and broken more records, just as expected. But this music video pushed the envelope even a bit further with empowering messages underneath the sequin...
Anna Flaherty8 days ago
Top Five Songs Used in 'Twin Peaks'
Of course, Twin Peaks is know for its impeccable soundtracks; those Angelo Badalamenti notes and the fitting choices of vocal tracks throughout. Voices such as Julie Cruise have become a part of the T...
Matt Knight2 months ago
7 Good Songs from Awful Bands Pt. II
If you've read any of my work thus far, you know that I love to hate things. It's a passion of mine, honestly. However, every now and then, I like to sprinkle in some positivity on top of all the dete...
Freedom, Identity and Other Hidden Messages in BlackPink's "Ddu-du Ddu-du" Video
Ddu-du Ddu-du has now been viewed 55 million times and broken more records, just as expected. But this music video pushed the envelope even a bit further with empowering messages underneath the sequin...
Shandi Pace2 days ago
Harry Styles Shines in Toronto
It’s been less than a year since his last trip to Toronto but it was noticeable that the city and his fans have missed him dearly. Now a year older at 24, he’s embarked on the second leg of his tour, ...
Kimberly Styles3 days ago
Youngblood
I have loved 5 Seconds of Summer for a long time now, and I am a lover of music in general, so I thought I would write my own review of their third album for you all to read.
Kimberly Styles3 days ago
Youngblood
I have loved 5 Seconds of Summer for a long time now, and I am a lover of music in general, so I thought I would write my own review of their third album for you all to read.
Justin Young4 days ago
Greatest Showman's Gay Anthems
Everyone who has seen this musical masterpiece will tell you to go and see it for yourself. It has an indescribable power with its hypnotic music and stunning visuals. But it's more than just those th...
Spencer MacAdam11 days ago
'Straight Outta Compton' Sequel???
Released in 2015, Straight Outta Compton told the story of the up and coming rappers based out of Compton, California. The plot involved Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy E, DJ Yella and MC Ren who came togethe...
Sarah Bryan21 days ago
Mozart vs. Michael
Historians and scientists alike have drawn uncanny parallels between two of the world’s most well-known musicians: Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “King of Pop” singer Michael Jackson. B...
Collin Campbella month ago
The Dropped Rock
Is Rock and Roll culture dead and gone?
M J Steel Collins2 months ago
What Are We Fighting For?
Following the cessation of both the First and Second World Wars, the general attitude was that this level of conflict should be prevented from happening again. That may have been the mode of thought, ...
Delilah Rivera2 days ago
Top Five Motivational/Love Yourself Songs
Hey lovely Peeps, It’s Delilah again, did you miss me? (insert laughter here) Anywhoozies, I decided to make a top five motivational/ love yourself a song list, that helped me get through my ongoing b...
Shelly Bartley12 days ago
The Top 10 Music Artists' Songs to Check Out
If you are looking for some new music artists and songs to check out, then I have the names of some for you. The first music artist to check out is Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. The song "Stranger t...
Krysta B18 days ago
Top 10 K-Pop Summer Jams
Wow, can you believe it's almost summer? It feels like I was just shoveling snow from the driveway and now I’m battling spring allergies and, in a few weeks, facing the hot humid summers of Canada. (Y...
Patricia Sarkara month ago
The History and Significance of Entertainment Shows in Vegas
Vegas needs music like music needs Vegas. The two are inextricably linked. Vegas has hosted some of the greatest shows of all time, including record-breakingly long runs that have defied the odds. Elv...
Lee Anderson3 months ago
The Best 7 Concerts I've Ever Attended
This article is in response to a friend's Facebook Post, which asked anyone to comment with a list of their five favorite concerts (I listed seven because I couldn't help myself). While forming my res...
Practical Stunts3 months ago
Badbadnotgood at The Danforth Music Hall
On March 30, the Danforth Music Hall was blessed with a night of transcendent musical energy. Upon entering the floor, about 20 minutes before the opening act, the crowd was small and dispersed and ch...
Cecilia Cai5 months ago
The Most Basic Yet Important Singing Technique
The most important technique in singing is "singing on the breath," as Italians say it, "Il canto sul fiato." The actual concepts are not as easy as they sound. Most people think of it as "breathing b...
A Bridge of Music
Music can create bridges between those in all walks of life. William Sidney Mount was a nineteenth-century American painter and musician who grew up in rural Long Island, New York (Johns). Mount was k...
Thomas Gravesa year ago
Why Am I Here? Musics, Cultures, Emotions
I am new here. A good question to ask whenever one finds oneself in a new space, be it physical or virtual is, "Why am I here?" This is not always an easy question to answer, and can sometimes lead th...
Sarah Loyd18 days ago
Top 10 Best One Hit Wonders of the 1950s and 1960s
With enough hard work, talent and determination, any musician can create one great song. Sometimes one hit single is all you need to make an impression that will last a lifetime. That is what these on...
Michael Ugulini5 months ago
5 Things I’ve Learned Listening to Great Musicians
“I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.” — Igor Stravinsky Most of us can understand the above sentiment expressed by the renowned Russian composer — music is something th...
Daniel Brown5 months ago
Cupid
From the first note on the French horn I find 30 years melting away and I am making toast on a summer morning at an eye level grill. I can smell the gas from the cooker and the warm bread changing col...
Freedom, Identity and Other Hidden Messages in BlackPink's "Ddu-du Ddu-du" Video
Ddu-du Ddu-du has now been viewed 55 million times and broken more records, just as expected. But this music video pushed the envelope even a bit further with empowering messages underneath the sequin...
#901Spotlight on Stu Stu Studio: Josh Stevens
If you are in Memphis Music, you have probably heard of Josh Stevens. He has been in more bands than most Memphians can name, and is always in the background trying to make the music scene better and more accessible to everyone. I met him at the infamous Buccaneer a few years back, when he played with Indeed We Digress. After that brief encounter, I had a professional falling out with one of our mutual friends, and Josh showed his true colors being there to try and smooth that out. Unlike most p...
#901Spotlight HotKey Studios: Blake Heimbach
Heimbach, who was one of the original creative inhabitants of Young Avenue Sound with us as we opened up shop, is another one of the ambitious, young professionals we have grown sharing space with. Hi...
Kimberly Styles3 days ago
Youngblood
I have loved 5 Seconds of Summer for a long time now, and I am a lover of music in general, so I thought I would write my own review of their third album for you all to read.
Victor Gurrola15 days ago
Teaching Yourself How to Play Guitar
Have you ever tried to pick up a guitar and learn how to play it without taking lessons, made a little progress, got stuck, and then quit altogether? If you answered yes (or even no) to this question,...
Iggy Paulsen2 months ago
Health Benefits of Playing the Drums
Drums are one of the oldest musical instruments in history, and are used in almost every single musical genre out there. Metalcore bands wouldn't sound the same without amazing drum beats balancing ou...
Kaylee Chaffin4 months ago
5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Music
What is music? Music is sound, silence, science, a mechanism that can portray and effect emotions. I started my first semester of college, Music 100 is one of my classes. During our last class period ...
Jessica Roberts5 months ago
'Musician'
What is being a musician all about? Is it about a decent rift and killer solo? Is it about lively lyrics with penetrating meaning? Could it be as simple as being an entertainer? And where do you draw ...
Taylor Markarian6 months ago
Weird Facts About Your Favorite Rock Musicians
Rock musicians are often known for their tough exterior and their reckless behavior. However, as with most celebrities, fans forget that at the end of the day, rock stars are also just people. They ha...
Rap Disciple4 hours ago
Nas—'Nasir' Review
Revolutionary Poet Laureate
Beyoncé And Jay-Z Just Dropped a Surprise Album
Titled Everything is Love, this is the Carters's first record together. The album has nine tracks and for now, of course, is exclusively available on Jay-Z’s streaming music platform, TIDAL. The music...
Kimberly Styles3 days ago
Youngblood
I have loved 5 Seconds of Summer for a long time now, and I am a lover of music in general, so I thought I would write my own review of their third album for you all to read.
Nick Sterlinga month ago
How to Practice When Away from Your Instrument
It seems we are always running out of time. As musicians, we might be so busy making ends meet and handling the challenges of daily life that we find it difficult to put the dedicated time in the shed...
emcue a month ago
How to Sing (Without Really Trying)
If you're a long time fan of Broadway, you're likely ecstatic about the buzz surrounding the revival of The Phantom of the Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Love Never Dies" reconnects audiences with the ...
Gary Cunninghama month ago
5 Things I've Learnt from My First Three Months of Touring
Since the beginning of March, I've been on a UK tour with a Northern Soul Band called "The Signatures." It has been one of the best experiences of my career, but it has also had its challenges and var...