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Midnight Oil Burns For The First Time In 20 Years

Christina St-Jean
in Entertainment

Midnight Oil, the Australian rock band that captured global charts with their hit "Beds Are Burning" in 1987, are planning on hitting the road starting in mid-April. Frontman Peter Garrett, an Austral...

History of The Who

Will Vasquez
in Culture

The crowd outside Boston Gardens on April Fools Day 1975 was psyched beyond the normal craziness attendant to rock events. Cars couldn’t move through the densely congested pedestrian traffic radiating...

Let Life Flow, Like Mozart

Charlotte Chan
in Culture

Dear Readers: When we talk about our future or our past, we can easily notice that we get caught up with all sorts of feelings — we dwell in the worry for our future or the lament for our past. Living in the intense demand of productivity and keeping up with the social-media-cramped society could be stressful and lonely. Our present moments are often compensated by the feelings we have for the future and the past, what about now? What do you think to create you feelings for your “now"? At this m...

Building Your Music Brand With Instagram Niche Marketing

Jacqueline Jax
in Culture

Watch the video... You may not realize it but there are people building huge brands on instagram. This little app is amazingly powerful and so easy to use. In fact, right now it’s one of fastest growi...

Stuart Mclean, Host Of 'Vinyl Café', Dies Soon After Cancer Admission

Christina St-Jean
in Humor

One of Canada's best-loved humorists has died at 68. On Feb. 15, 2017, word broke that Stuart McLean, host of The Vinyl Café, lost his battle against melanoma. The Facebook page for The Vinyl Café see...

Album Review: Elmo Karjalainen – Age of Heroes

Linda Garnett
in Entertainment

Album: Age of Heroes Release Date: February 2017 Genre: Instrumental Rock Guitar Finnish guitarist Elmo Karjalainen is a shredding force to be reckoned with. In 2016, Karjalainen placed in the Top 8 o...

Interview with Singer-Songwriter Mila Falls

Beat Staff
in Culture

While gracing stages and music festivals all across the world with iconic rockstars, Mila Fall's melody, lyrics, and inspiration were just waiting to be unleashed. She's had tour slots alongside the l...

The Firebirds

Zach Foster
in Culture

The beautiful thing about doo wop music is how deceptively catchy it is. Just about anyone can hear the drums, guitar, saxophone, and crooning coming from their speakers, and it’ll put a smile on thei...

Carlos Santana Interview

Beat Staff
in Entertainment

Carlos Santana, known for combining rock and Latin American music, hasn't shied away from playing music, selling out concert halls and true to form, seldom misses an opportunity from discussing contro...

Most Successful Hip Hop Record Companies

Gus Welch
in Entertainment

Hip hop has held its place as a cultural epicenter throughout the last 30+ years, and the most successful hip hop record companies are responsible for defining and delivering the messages that resonat...

Interview with Coyote Man Band

Beat Staff
in Culture

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a stellar instrumental album must be worth tenfold. Coyote Man is a three piece instrumental, progressive rock band comprised of Chicago boys Augie Portuga...