Rachel Lightfoot13 minutes ago
An Incorrect Interpretation of Song Lyrics
At first glance, this song may appear to be about a young man and his journey through early adulthood. The protagonist searching for a sense of belonging, perusing earthly pleasures from anyone willing, and perhaps as a consequence, mistaking sex for love. However, if you look further into the song’s deeper meaning, you will see that it is actually about a young man and his journey through a zombie apocalypse. The protagonist searching for ‘braaaaains’ to eat and perhaps, as a consequence, feeli...
Yvonne Glasgow2 hours ago
Greg Jacquin on the Hudson River
There’s a lot of great music out there, and you won’t hear it all on the radio or find it in the music section of your local big box store. In fact, some of the best music can’t be found this way. If ...
Cynthia Perez20 hours ago
Musical Notes
Growing up, I heard plenty of music everywhere I went: stores, relatives house, school, movies and most obvious my house. I was into a lot of musical genres so I pretty much heard a bunch of songs abo...
Ben Kharakha day ago
10 Pusha T Songs to Get You Amped for His New Album
Beginning with his work with Clipse, continuing through his solo career and his numerous guest spots, Pusha T has earned and maintained the reputation as one of hip-hops best lyrical emcees. So when P...
Josh Ben-Moshe2 days ago
What Is the Best Music Streaming Service in 2018?
How good is music? I'll tell you how good it is: Really good. In line with food and water and sleep, music is something that every human needs. Biologically. Yes, tasty bass lines are part of our biol...
Shenna Somsmieh3 days ago
Kohei Announces U.S. 2018 Tour
Born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, R&B/ Soul superstar Kohei has made a name for himself throughout the United States at some of the biggest Festivals and venues. Currently living in Harlem, NYC for fiv...
Cereal Dating With Alison Wonderland
It is a rare occasion that one gets to sit down and really pick the brain of an artist whose style and sound they truly admire, so when I was offered the chance to interview Alison Wonderland, I must ...
Cherry Girl13 days ago
Why Group Winner's 'EVERYDAY' Comeback Is Lit
Recently, the hip-hop based Kpop group identified as Winner released a new song named “Everyday,” along with a completed album that shares the same name as the title song. The average person might que...
Shamus Gerrity21 days ago
Why Country Music Evolving Is a Good Thing
I was raised on country music. As my taste and openness to other genres has blossomed in the advent of my adult life, the genre has remained a favorite of mine. I like the story-telling, the emotional...
Practical Stuntsa month ago
The Parallel Universe of Two Hard Working Musicians
Weird Al Yankovic has been one of the most successful musicians in the humor genre to date. His parodies are international successes and his clever renditions have given him much deserved musical reco...
Logic: 'Bobby Tarantino II' Review
After the success of his hit single "1-800-273-8255" ft. Alessia Cara and Khalid, there are a lot of expectations from the rapper for his following album Everybody. Everybody left some fans disappoint...
Katie Thurston2 months ago
The Dark Horse of The Beatles
It's 21:13 on February 25, 2018, the day that marks 75 years since the birth of one of the most influential people to ever grace the music industry. I find myself back home for the first time in a lit...
Umairah Iqbal4 days ago
England's Amazing Underground Music Scene
OK. So when I talk about British music I'm not talking your average Ed Sheeran, The 1975, and Sam Smith. I'm talking about the real, juicy, good stuff, which you will come to understand as you read on...
Ida kubisz18 days ago
American Hardcore: A Chaotic History
Let's face it. It is almost impossible for any music fan to bypass punk rock. From The Sex Pistols, Velvet Underground to Richard Hell. It's a genre that has not only inspired and shaped generations, ...
Emery Ravenwooda month ago
Imagine Dragons is My Salvation
I first heard "It's Time" by Imagine Dragons when I was thirteen. I immediately fell in love with their style of music and found myself downloading every song I could find of theirs. One year later I ...
Nikki Gaskinsa month ago
Five Artists Who Should Be Considered for 2019 Grammy Nominations
The 60th annual Grammy Awards are done and over with, now it’s time to look ahead to the future. Of course, we are talking about the 2019 Grammy Awards. The upcoming 61st Grammy Awards will descend up...
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Domonic Tracya month ago
The Best That Vegas Had To Offer
Every year, the Barbershop Harmony Society comes together to meet, join, and, of course, sing together at its International Convention. This past summer, the scene was set in Las Vegas as 55 quartets ...
Nydia Johnson3 months ago
Current Top 5 Favorite Indie/Alt. Songs
These are a few of my favorite songs in this genre.
Andrew Hylton15 days ago
Cardi B: The Next Princess of Rap
Since the release of her highly successful single "Bodak Yellow" in 2017, which topped the Billboard Hot 100, Cardi B has been on the radars of not only hip hop/rap audiences, but mainstream pop as we...
Alyssa Garcia17 days ago
Why Hayley Kiyoko Is the Queer Icon We Deserve
Even if you live under a rock, if you're queer I can guarantee you've heard the name Hayley Kiyoko. Far from her days as a Disney Channel star, Kiyoko has taken the LGBTQ community by storm. And as a ...
Angelica Torres25 days ago
Top 10 Underrated Country Artists
In country music especially, there is no shortage of underrated artists. Some of the most talented artists in this genre never get the recognition they deserve. This list will be ranked by the talented artists who don't get enough radio play or artists that I think that just don't get talked about enough, and some may be newer or some may have been around for awhile.
Sarah Rush8 days ago
Artists to Look Out for in 2018
It doesn't matter what genre you listen to, I've got you covered. At the beginning of the year, Fall Out Boy released a new album. It was exceptionally controversial considering everybody knows them f...
Remy Ozera month ago
What's the Actual Deal With Nickelback?
I know, I know. You see the word “Nickelback” in this title and you roll your eyes and maybe throw up in your mouth just a little bit, but swallow it back down because, deep down, you really want to k...
Michael Sellersa month ago
Review: All of the 'Big 5' Entries for Eurovision 2018
Since 2000, France, Germany, Spain and the UK have all directly qualified for the final (with Italy joining this notorious group in 2011) . This is regardless of whether their entries soared to the to...
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, ...
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Domonic Tracya month ago
The Black Belt of A Capella
"Barbershop is the black belt of a capella." This is the claim of Deke Sharon, one of the leaders and pioneers of the contemporary a capella sound and style. For a man that has directed several choirs...
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Phil Sauer2 months ago
'Stalag 17' – How This Record Has Traveled Through Time
1973 – Kingston, Jamaica. While the world was watching Big George Foreman knocking the hell out of Smokin Joe Frazier, just a few miles away, Stalag 17, one of the most legendary records in history, w...
Paula Macena3 days ago
Feel Good Songs for the Summer
There are those types of songs you've always heard of, but you have no idea what the names of them are or who sings them. There are also songs that put a warm feeling in your heart that you have yet t...
Renée Wood3 days ago
15 Songs About Rain
Welcome to April, a month filled with study sessions, weed jokes, high school dances, and rain. Or, at least, it should be full of rain. Unfortunately, the weather (at least where I live) seems to dis...
Anezka Smidlova10 days ago
Top 10 Beatles Songs to Play at Your Wedding
Your wedding should be one of the happiest days of your life, and picking the perfect music is important to make the day even more special. Well, what can be better for such an amazing occasion, than ...
Lee Anderson20 days 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 Stunts22 days 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...
Practical Stuntsa month ago
The Parallel Universe of Two Hard Working Musicians
Weird Al Yankovic has been one of the most successful musicians in the humor genre to date. His parodies are international successes and his clever renditions have given him much deserved musical reco...
Cecilia Cai3 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 Graves9 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 Ugulini3 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 Brown3 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...
Shelby Yarchin5 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 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...
Nikki Gaskins2 months ago
Americana Singer to Release Deeply Personal Sophomore Album Following Father’s Suicide
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—To say that Emma Jo’s sophomore album is long overdue is an understatement. She was just 15-years-old when she released her first solo record, Waiting to be Heard. More than ten ...
Darcy Behati2 months ago
New Music: Darcy Behati
There is always controversy when an individual of creme de la creme skin tone tackles the genre of hip-hop and trap. Particularly if that individual is a pixie-esque female from the heart of London, U...
Iggy Paulsen9 days 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...
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Lorraine Woiaka month ago
How To Pick Up Clarinet at Any Age
Music has a tremendous influence on everything in life, from entertainment to mental health. That said, learning how to play an instrument for the first time may be daunting. Whether you have kids sta...
Kaylee Chaffin3 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 Roberts3 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 Markarian4 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...
Yvonne Glasgow2 hours ago
Greg Jacquin on the Hudson River
There’s a lot of great music out there, and you won’t hear it all on the radio or find it in the music section of your local big box store. In fact, some of the best music can’t be found this way. If ...
Yvonne Glasgow6 days ago
The Sandboys Embrace Their “Glitches, Imperfections and Glorious Quirks”
I love it when I get the chance to listen to new music that really intrigues and inspires me. As a ukulele student myself, at the moment, I seriously love hearing bands and musicians do songs on the u...
Anna Flaherty7 days ago
Frank Cronogue
Frank Cronogue is a singer/songwriter from London who has been writing songs since 1985. He is very passionate about his music—and although this is not his main career, he takes it very seriously. Cro...
Adrian Scott11 days ago
How to Freestyle Rap for Beginners
Freestyle rap is a battle to conquer on its own, and even some the most musically talented people in the world cannot get a handle on it. However, with these ten simple steps on how to freestyle rap f...
Art is Krime25 days ago
How Independent Music Artists Can Make More Money in 2018
For independent music artists with small fanbases, there is a common issue with finding the best way to monetize that fan base in today’s digital era. In 2016, Billboard wrote an article titled the “U...
Anomie Fatale2 months ago
How to Fail as a Singer/Songwriter
Lessons I have experienced and not yet learned from, but you totally should.