Chris Jones10 minutes ago
A Musical History: 1980
Following on from my recent piece about growing up in the 80s, I wanted to share my favourite music from each year in a series of posts. Going back like this, for me anyway, shows the progress of band...
Paco Tayloran hour ago
Bubblegum Crisis: Is Japanese Pop Star Crystal Kay the Answer to a 13-Year-Old Anime Soundtrack Mystery?
It’s astounding to think now that the violent, sexy, and…[ahem] sexually violent 'Bubblegum Crisis' anime Parasite Dolls OVA series was released way back in 2003. What’s astounding about it? Well, for...
Lou Sida day ago
'Little Dark Age' - MGMT
MGMT, a gem of a band in "psychedelic rock," had their golden age in the early 2000s, releasing multiple hits like "Kids," "Time to Pretend," and "Electric Feel." Their first albums were released fair...
Lil Pump Arrested
Lil Pump has been arrested for firing a gun in his own home. The story is that three men broke in to the mumble rapper's San Fernando Valley house at around four PM on Wednesday evening, Feb 14th (201...
Who's Who on Lady B's List?
Hola hola my darlings! Lady B here again with a few other bands that I feel y’all would get a kick out of. This entry is to pay homage to groups that are local to the New York City area. As music love...
Kat Walcott2 days ago
#OutHedley2k18: The Perspective of a Former Fan Girl
This week, popular Canadian pop-rock band Hedley were hit with numerous allegations of sexual harassment and assault against young female fans. As a former hard core fan of theirs, the allegations are...
Richard Brind3 days ago
"Man's Not Hot": Humorous Lyrics vs. Straight Parody
I am aware that I am especially late to writing about this topic. Though I did hear the song the other night in a club, so I would consider it’s popularity to still render it as a tentpole event. So, ...
David Porter18 days ago
Songs About Long Distance Relationships Every LDR Couple Should Listen To
Songs about long distance relationships have been around as long as there have been long distance couples. It was John Donne who first underlined the ache of romantic separation in his poem, “A Valedi...
Matt Knight20 days ago
7 Worst Albums of 2017
There's no better time to reflect upon the worst music that 2017 had to offer than late into January, right? Right? Alright, I know I'm a little late to the party, but this is only because it took a l...
Carly Owensa month ago
Funniest Post Malone Memes to Grace the Internet
Post Malone is a pretty interesting character, and his music and looks are easy to have fun with—and the internet has noticed. Recently, a flood of memes have been circulating the web, all using cleve...
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Who's Who on Lady B's List?
Hola hola my darlings! Lady B here again with a few other bands that I feel y’all would get a kick out of. This entry is to pay homage to groups that are local to the New York City area. As music love...
Kat Walcott2 days ago
#OutHedley2k18: The Perspective of a Former Fan Girl
This week, popular Canadian pop-rock band Hedley were hit with numerous allegations of sexual harassment and assault against young female fans. As a former hard core fan of theirs, the allegations are...
Camrynn Tanner10 days ago
Top Ten The 1975 Songs
The 1975 have put out some pretty amazing songs over the past few years. With four EP’s, two albums, and a multitude of remixes and live performances, the British indie-rock band has a lot to choose f...
Amanda Doyle17 days ago
The Most Anticipated Albums of 2018
New year, new music. I don't know about you, but my favourite day of the week is Friday, because that's when new music is released. Every Friday morning, I hop onto my Apple Music and look to see what...
Matt Knight20 days ago
7 Worst Albums of 2017
There's no better time to reflect upon the worst music that 2017 had to offer than late into January, right? Right? Alright, I know I'm a little late to the party, but this is only because it took a l...
Paco Tayloran hour ago
Bubblegum Crisis: Is Japanese Pop Star Crystal Kay the Answer to a 13-Year-Old Anime Soundtrack Mystery?
It’s astounding to think now that the violent, sexy, and…[ahem] sexually violent 'Bubblegum Crisis' anime Parasite Dolls OVA series was released way back in 2003. What’s astounding about it? Well, for...
Lil Pump Arrested
Lil Pump has been arrested for firing a gun in his own home. The story is that three men broke in to the mumble rapper's San Fernando Valley house at around four PM on Wednesday evening, Feb 14th (201...
Rishi Malhotra3 days ago
The Creation of Sia
Sia Kate Isobelle Furler, or more commonly just referred to as Sia, is most famous for her over-the-top exuberant artistic music videos, her emotional yet powerful fast paced ballads, and of course th...
Richard Brind3 days ago
"Man's Not Hot": Humorous Lyrics vs. Straight Parody
I am aware that I am especially late to writing about this topic. Though I did hear the song the other night in a club, so I would consider it’s popularity to still render it as a tentpole event. So, ...
Melissa Nestor4 days ago
Who Is Joanne? The Inspiration Behind Lady Gaga's Most Recent Album
When we think of Lady Gaga, we all think of her crazy stage antics and even crazier wardrobe choices. As of 2016, people's relativity to the pop queen may have slightly shifted. Much to her fans' sati...
Judy Mae5 days ago
A Brand Genius That Is Joji/Filthy Frank/Pink Guy
Enough with wolves or owls, Joji/Filthy Frank/Pink Guy is my ultimate spirit animal. Yes I am a millennial female with a corporate job and my spirit animal looks like this.
Sam Gallagher14 days ago
Political Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd produced seminal works in the creation of the concept album during '70s. Of these concept albums, The Dark Side of the Moon perhaps is the most famous. Released in 1973, The Dark Side of the Moon has since spent almost 1000 weeks on the Billboard Albums charts, one of the highest of any other album created thus far. However, it all began with a psychedelic, and relatively childish-sounding album, reflecting alienation, existentialism and space travel. Named after a chapter in the clas...
Rock 'n' Roll in Soho!
Rock 'n' roll started in Soho. Well actually, no it didn't, but it found Soho and made its home there. Rock 'n' roll actually started in the United States in the 50s, but it made its way over to Engla...
Carlos Gonzalez3 days ago
The 'List: Paul McCartney
Hello, one and all. My buddy Calvin Cherry has written a tribute to one of his favorite artists. He was one of the founders of one of the greatest rock bands out of the UK. Then, in 1970, the Fab Four...
Heartbreak Playlist
Just in time for Valentine's Day, we have the perfect "Break Up" playlist for you. The day of love, riddled with fake, cheap chocolates, and grocery store bouquets induces gag reflexes for some of us ...
Lauren Carr4 days ago
Top 50 Favourite Songs
Today’s post is my go to playlist at the moment, I definitely recommend trying these songs if you don’t know them at the moment. My music taste differs so I can go from a top Ibiza DJ to green day. I ...
Julian Ruck6 days ago
The Longest Concert in History
What was the longest concert that you have ever been to, live? 3 hours? 4? Maybe you've attended long music festivals...but have you ever wondered when and where the longest concert ever occurred? Lik...
Familiar Quirk 16 days ago
This Feeling’s Big in 2018 Round 2: Jimmy’s NQ, Manchester (20.1.18)
Not that you should compare. Each and every single night the guys at This Feeling decide to gift us with is quite literally one of a kind. Night one of Big in 2018 in Nambucca (London) last week was j...
Jonny Paul23 days ago
The World of Music in 2018
The music industry is a weird place. It's a place of creativity, collaboration, and community because it spans internationally. Music is one of the best things that's on this planet at the moment. It ...
Cecilia Caia month 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 Graves7 months 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...
Michael Ugulini15 days 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 Brown16 days 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...
Shelby Yarchin2 months ago
Five Innocent Christmas Songs with Surprisingly Dark Pasts
Every holiday song has a special place in our hearts, memories forming along with lyrics that run through crowded department stores and blast from car speakers. Even though these songs are played ever...
#901Spotlight on Musician and Industry Mover, Cody Landers
Twenty-three-year-old Cody Landers has made a name for himself in the Memphis Music community at a very young age. He is guitarist for One Less Reason, and recently became bassist for What We Do In Secret. On top of his hectic career as a musician, he runs AeroLith production studio out of Young Avenue Sound in Memphis, TN. Unlike most 20-somethings, he works diligently, and has only recently seen some fruits of that labor. When you first meet him, he is the epitome of rocker—with gauges, tattoo...
Ghezal Amiri25 days ago
When My Mom and I Decided Shania Twain's 'From This Moment On' Would Be My Future Wedding Song
Growing up in Toronto, there were a handful of recording artists that fellow Canadians worshiped at the altar to. Besides Queen Celine Dion of course, #ShaniaTwain was one of these artists. Twain expe...
Stayed Motivated and Play Guitar
Passion for doing anything is rooted in enjoyment and fun. You must enjoy what you are doing to keep motivated. Playing the blues is no different. You need to tap into what makes it fun. Blues was the...
Jane Liang2 months ago
A History of the Ubiquitous Air Horn
For those struggling to place this half-beloved, half-hated sound, give thanks to the internet for providing us with a site that instantly plays an airhorn soundbite for all your air horning needs, wh...
R.J Taynes2 months ago
Play Guitar Like a Pro: Avoid These Common Mistakes
Avoid making these common mistakes while playing the guitar. In this article we will discuss mistakes commonly made not only by beginners, but guitarists of all levels. These tips will help your playi...
Kaylee Chaffin13 days 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 Robertsa month 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 Markarian2 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...
Lou Sida day ago
'Little Dark Age' - MGMT
MGMT, a gem of a band in "psychedelic rock," had their golden age in the early 2000s, releasing multiple hits like "Kids," "Time to Pretend," and "Electric Feel." Their first albums were released fair...
Justin Timberlake: 'Man of the Woods' Review
After the 20/20 Experience release that Justin Timberlake made, Man of the Woods had mixed reviews and was claimed "average at best." Justin wanted to tie back to his Tennessee roots with this new alb...
The Cypha3 days ago
Rich Brian - 'Amen'
Rich Brian has taken the industry by storm. The Indonesian phenom, formerly known as Rich Chigga, has been building anticipation for his debut album for over a year now. So is 'Amen' the debut album f...
Israel Pike8 days ago
How To Be a Self-Taught Musician
So you want to learn an instrument but don't know where to start? Maybe for Christmas you got a guitar, but personal lessons are too expensive and all the articles you've read aren't "beginner friendl...
Morgan Black8 days ago
The Attractor State
From taking singing lessons at Sylvia Young Theatre School, I have learned so much about the art of singing, especially the importance of the body as well as the voice. It is not all about the voice, ...
Dennis Nichols14 days ago
Your Upcoming Music Career
So you've been dreaming of a music career? Do you fantasize about seeing yourself on stage or the big screen every single time you see a celebrity perform or see the latest music videos? Great! The #1...