Cool Music Facts You Didn't Know

Robby Tal
in Entertainment

How many people attended the largest concert in history? How much $$$ does it cost for an artist to break in a major market? Does musical exposure affect the way you dream? These are only a few of the...

How Much Is the Music Industry Really Worth?

Will Vasquez
in Culture

The net worth of the music industry has become an attractive topic in the modern times. From the onset, it is clear that the music industry is perhaps one of the most innovative business ventures in t...

Most Awkward Album Covers

Adam Quinn
in Entertainment

Everyone is told to never judge a book by its cover, for the contents inside might surprise you. That rule does not apply to awkward album art. More often than not the album with a gasp-inducing cover...

Best Movies About Music

Gus Welch
in Entertainment

We all love a song and dance, it is in our nature to appreciate creative arts and two of the greatest talents we possess as humans have to be found in the creation of film and music. When you combine the two, it can really make up something special and we have been treat to some fantastic displays of talent over the past few decades. We decided to take a look back on the best movies about music and comprised a list of our favorites. They weren’t necessarily musicals but the films that we chose w...

Rise of Music Streaming

Max Jones
in Culture

The way that we consume media has changed substantially in the last decade, in particular we have seen the rise of music streaming as one of, if not the most, popular way for people to consume media. ...

Best Album Covers of the 80s

Will Vasquez
in Entertainment

Album covers of the 80s mirrored the bright and manic aesthetic of the decade itself. Album covers, in general, are meant to be a visual accompaniment to the music contained within. In a way, these st...

Rise of the Ukulele

Adam Quinn
in Culture

Ukuleles are largely associated with the Hawaiian islands. But they originated from a different island chain-the Portguese Islands of Madeira, based off a similar, small guitar-like instrument known a...

Nat Shapiro & Nat Hentoff's 'The Jazz Makers'

Rhonda Taylor
in Buyer's Guide

Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, Billie Holliday, Fats Waller, Roy Eldridge, and Charlie Christian are a few of the jazz masters whose diverse and several talents, blossoming intensely over half a cen...

Female Pioneers of Pop Music

Gus Welch
in Culture

Pop music has experienced a boom in diversity lately, and we have the female pioneers of pop music to thank for that. Women have not only been a vital force for inclusion in pop music, but have also h...

Evolution of the Concert

Max Jones
in Culture

Attending concerts has become a staple for music-lovers, and even for those just interested in the social scene. Regardless of favorite genre or band, experiencing music live has become one of the mos...

Great Bands That Only Made One Album

Will Vasquez
in Culture

There are a handful of great bands that only made one album, with various reasons for their lack of a second. Some of the bands met unfortunate fates, while others split up because they were only side...