Thomas Wilson13 hours ago
Do It Yourself
When one thinks of a budding cultural scene, that marks a new school of thought or outlook on art, a college town in the middle of Iowa might not be the first place that comes to mind. Given it’s cent...
The Music Woman17 hours ago
Songs of the Week 09/21/18
As September is coming to a close, with pumpkin spice lattes and muffins beginning their reign, here are the songs you should be listening to this week to get into the fall mood.
Yvonne Glasgow20 hours ago
Ghost X Gardens Channels Smashing Pumpkins with ‘Concealed Little Weapon’
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Sammi Curran20 hours ago
10 Underrated BTS Songs
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Paola Marchan2 days ago
Dating in the K-Pop Industry
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Ryan Smith2 days ago
Fresh from Clydebank—Meet: The Fences
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E.W Hemmings2 days ago
The Leaders of Rock's Next Generation
Every era of rock music breeds legends. There's always a certain few who carry the torch for their genres, whose music stands the test of time and inspires the next generation of musicians to come. Te...
Kyle Mantha12 days ago
Long Live Mac Miller, King of the Weirdos
I first heard of Mac Miller in 2010. I was 12 years old and had just started to care about what kind of clothes I wore. I was going into the 8th grade and I knew exactly what I wanted to get for the n...
Noelle Clarke23 days ago
Why Female Empowerment Pop Songs by Men Miss the Point
I love pop music. But every now and then, I find a song that I can totally bump to… until I stop and listen to the lyrics. That’s when I get irrationally angry. And those are not rap songs. Rap has ma...
Shandi Pace25 days ago
The Most Powerful Political Songs of the Decade: The 1970s
Where the 1960s sparked a change in America, the 1970s carried on the protesting torch. A new president had been in power with the promise of removing troops from Vietnam with no such luck, mass racia...
Sarah Aa month ago
8 Modern Trippy Psychedelic Artists That Will Melt Your Face This Year!
The emergence and subsequent explosion of the Psychedelic music genre is one of those elements that defined “swinging sixties.” Psychedelic folk, psychedelic rock, and acid rock bands ruled the music ...
sonsounds a month ago
'LIMITS' - A Music Video Trip
Max Koffler and his Berlin-based label sonsounds released a brand-new trippy music video for his electroclash track LIMITS, showing Max falling down from seventh floor several times shouting, "Life is an arrangement with Limits." Based on a hooky 90s-style house organ riff and a mesmerizing dance beat, its dirty but brilliant production almost gives the track the power of grunge rock, with Max speaking lyrics in the verses and singing a catchy high-pitched melody in the choruses, before song and...
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Thomas Wilson13 hours ago
Do It Yourself
When one thinks of a budding cultural scene, that marks a new school of thought or outlook on art, a college town in the middle of Iowa might not be the first place that comes to mind. Given it’s cent...
Ryan Smith2 days ago
Fresh from Clydebank—Meet: The Fences
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E.W Hemmings2 days ago
The Leaders of Rock's Next Generation
Every era of rock music breeds legends. There's always a certain few who carry the torch for their genres, whose music stands the test of time and inspires the next generation of musicians to come. Te...
Amy Gagnon5 days ago
Amazing Artists You Need to Listen to Right Now
From Quebec, Canada this young and talented artist, Soran, just released his first EP and it's absolutely fantastic. With every song being different from the other but sooo in his style at the same ti...
Zach Sommers6 days ago
My Top 10 Taylor Swift Songs
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Ada Zuba17 days ago
People Who Have Changed/Influenced the Music Business
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Carol-Ann Gibbs4 days ago
Eminem's Street Cred of Personas
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James E. 5 days ago
Mac Miller
The industry has continuously lost many great artists over the years. Sadly heaven has gained yet another artist in the clouds recently. Mac Miller was a mere 26 years old when he passed away from a r...
James E. 7 days ago
Cardi B and Nicki Minaj
It’s been a little controversial whether or not Nicki and Cardi have actually had a beef going on. In March 2017 Cardi dropped a short freestyle on Instagram. A fan captured a screenshot, which is deb...
Sammi Curran20 hours ago
10 Underrated BTS Songs
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Rebecca 2 days ago
Why People Need to Stop Criticizing White Rappers
Lately, we've all seen a ton of divide among everyone about race. This argument has been especially highlighted because of all the police brutality, new president, and immigration laws. It is really i...
EXO | Favorite Ranking
I must begin by stating that I only included the nine members that are part of the current member line. When I really started getting into K-pop and found out of EXO, there were already nine members. ...
Jay Lewis16 days ago
How Did Music Get Here?
Music as I See It As a musician, I've performed in various places, venues, etc., and before audiences that were welcoming and a bit hostile. I've spent my entire musical life trying to find the next t...
Patrick Bonifacea month ago
The First True Disc Jockey
If hero worship is being inspired by someone’s deeds to emulate them in your workplace, then perhaps I am living proof of the work of Alan Freed. I am a disc jockey, a poor comparison, however, to the...
SKYLERIZED 2 months ago
Why Are You Ranking: Best Musical Acts to Have Enriched Delaware from the Admired Duly to the Adored Greatly
The first state to ratify the United States Constitution has played home to a number of notable musical acts that have gone under the radar. Though it may be hard to believe, some of the most talented...
The Music Woman17 hours ago
Songs of the Week 09/21/18
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Andie Pabon2 days ago
A Playlist to Read to
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The 8 Greatest Beatles Songs of George Harrison
I've always been a fan of the underdog. And I've always been a fan of The Beatles. So it should come as no surprise that my favorite member of the legendary group is music's equivalent of the perpetua...
Mountain Sage14 days ago
Pearl and Wood
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Nathan Sartain16 days ago
Cult of Ya – The Concert Promoters That Care
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Mahrielle Wa month ago
Are Korean Pop Concerts THAT Different from American Artist Concerts?
In short? Yes. Korean pop, more lovingly referred to as K-pop, concerts are way different than concerts from American or Western artists. Getting to see an international group on your home soil is alr...
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...
Nathonia Smith2 months ago
An Appreciation for Music
When I’m down and feeling low, I must admit music is the way to go. For as long as I can remember, music has always been the ideal quick fix for a sour or negative mood. I can sit quietly and enjoy ba...
Cecilia Cai8 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...
Mama Keebean13 days ago
Old Disney Songs Are Better Than the New
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Ari Noble2 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 Noble2 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...
This Mysterious Band Sent A Fan On The Craziest Scavenger Hunt Around NYC. Here's What Happened.
It's often said that bands can't exist without supporting their fans, and as a music aficionado, it always warms my heart to see bands that really take time to interact with their fans. One band by th...
#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...
Linda Paul14 days 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...
Mark Darnella month ago
1972 Was It a Good Year?
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Victor Gurrola4 months 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,...
Tom Baker7 days 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 Barnett3 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 Wainio3 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...
Cas Smit6 days ago
Top Five Albums of the Week
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Cassandra Ryan6 days ago
'Night Visions' by Imagine Dragons
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Lily Kristian7 days ago
Track by Track: Taylor Swift’s ‘Speak Now’ (Part 2)
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Austin Thurman24 days ago
Small Musician Startups
As a local musician in a relatively competitive location, especially with electronic music, I know you might be discouraged on your music career if you haven’t started. But with most small artists, th...
Kyle Fostera month ago
Writer's Block? Revisit Your Old Material
The more we do something, the better we get at it. That’s no secret, and the craft of songwriting is no different. But what is to become of those early lyrics we’ve all jotted down and stashed away in...
Niall LMa month ago
Custom Bass Tones in 10 Steps
Reason is an efficient music production program consisting of several varieties of fundamental synthesizers sequencers and samplers. In this procedure, you will see how to trigger raw sounds via a giv...