Nick Paroni5 hours ago
Top 10 Music Production and Editing Software You Should Try Out
When I'm recording a new album, I often rotate between old vintage gear like four track cassette recorders, and modern, digital computer interfaces. While the audio quality is different, the music and...
How To Rap for Beginners
So you want to be like Kanye, Lil Wayne, and P Diddy, or maybe you want to be more on par with the likes of Gucci Mane, Migos, and Travis Scott? That's fair; the music industry of today is, more than ...
Bella Harris2 days ago
Taylor Swift's Semantic Fields in 'Reputation': Part One
When I first downloaded all of Reputation, I spent the morning skipping through songs, finding one that I thought I may like. At first I was kind of worried because I only liked one or two songs, but ...
Jen Angela2 days ago
The Worst Thing a Radio Host Can Do
The radio is a wonderful addition that nearly everyone has in the form of a small, black rectangle stuffed into their cars. Yes, we have moved onto streaming services and aux chords to blast personali...
Rick Larntz3 days ago
Meet Nashville Band Sleep Nation
Scream & Shout by Nashville band Sleep Nation feels more like a tapestry woven from one of the finest indie rock bands on the scene. The band is comprised of Micah Rowland, Seth Bouldin, Justin Swingl...
Rap Disciple4 days ago
Juice WRLD - 'Goodbye & Good Riddance' Review
In a post- Man On The Moon/ 808s & Heartbreak landscape, artists are becoming more alternative, genre-bending, and unconventional than ever before. Hip-Hop has never been more diverse than it is right...
Bella Harris2 days ago
Taylor Swift's Semantic Fields in 'Reputation': Part One
When I first downloaded all of Reputation, I spent the morning skipping through songs, finding one that I thought I may like. At first I was kind of worried because I only liked one or two songs, but ...
Elle Coyle11 days ago
Interview with Edith Bowman
I’ve never encountered the emotions of what it is to be star struck. Not until Edith Bowman slides through the door of her PR Company in a leopard print sweatshirt that looks like pure comfort, a leat...
Patricia Sarkar18 days ago
The History and Significance of Entertainment Shows in Vegas
Vegas needs music like music needs Vegas. The two are inextricably linked. Vegas has hosted some of the greatest shows of all time, including record-breakingly long runs that have defied the odds. Elv...
Rap Disciple25 days ago
Kanye West's 2018 Media Frenzy
Kanye West is no stranger to controversy. Actually, he welcomes controversy and backlash with open arms as he realizes they will culminate into “breakthroughs.” He’s on a constant mission of self-disc...
Maisie Rappa month ago
Living the Life of Pablo
The air outside was humid. Crickets chirped while I choked on my breath. I was crouched in a ball in my driveway, panting into the tops of my kneecaps, when a van pulled up outside of my house. I had ...
Samantha Bentleya month ago
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 ...
Music and Business
The ins and outs behind one of the largest industries out there. Get ready to press "play".
Bust a Rhyme
Exploring the men, women, and motivations behind your favorite hip-hop music.
Playlists
If playlists are the ultimate currency of coolness, we're your virtual treasury.
Kathryn O'Reilly12 days ago
How Did the Beatles Revolutionise Contemporary Music?
The Beatles were unique in the way that they were often directly involved in the production of their singles and albums. Paul McCartney stated that: “If I go into a session now I’m invariably the arti...
J P15 days ago
A Journey Through Scottish Bands
My music taste has always been a tad, shall we say, broad to say the least. From the old school pop punk days to the ridiculous pop which storms the charts it is safe to say that I will listen to just about anything. However, the bands which hold the key to my heart are of the Scottish persuasion. From the small indie folk bands to those which are known throughout the world, my own journey with them has helped me through good times and bad times. At a young age, I first fell in love with Biffy C...
Ryan Smith18 days ago
Five Upcoming Scottish Bands You Need to Hear!
Glasgow's music scene is currently thriving, with many new bands emerging all the time. In this article, we will take a look at some of the best up and coming artists from Glasgow, and the music which...
Matt Knighta month ago
7 Good Songs from Awful Bands Pt. II
If you've read any of my work thus far, you know that I love to hate things. It's a passion of mine, honestly. However, every now and then, I like to sprinkle in some positivity on top of all the dete...
Nikki Gaskins2 months 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 Tracy2 months 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 ...
Eugenia Sosa5 days ago
The People J.S. Bach Insulted
J.S. Bach was a wise man with no patience for sub-par work; he is known as one of the people who changed the course of music. This incredibly gifted man has written the most theoretically interesting ...
Léna 7 days ago
Michael Nesmith’s Life Before The Monkees
'Michael Nesmith’s childhood was miserable.'
Dom 13 days ago
Danielle Bregoli: Is She as Bad as They Say?
Danielle Bregoli, better known as the "catch me ousside" girl, became an internet meme last year after her appearance on Dr. Phil. In this appearance, the public first got a taste of her, and they abs...
Joey Rupcich5 days ago
Life in Plastic, It's Fantastic!
“Wait, it gets cold in Wisconsin?” I sat there dumbfounded in my badger sandals as I had to explain to a friend from Maine that yes, it does get cold in Wisconsin. In the course of my one year in New ...
Sarah Rusha month 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 Ozer3 months 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...
Collin Campbell12 days ago
The Dropped Rock
Is Rock and Roll culture dead and gone?
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 Tracy2 months 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...
This Week in K-Music
May 13 Jay Moon—Fire Solo k-artists have a special place in my heart. Knowing how the industry works, I can only imagine how lonely that kind of career path could be. Jay Moon's voice is so beautiful. The track is acoustic and soothing, matching his voice perfectly. The video is a soft aesthetic, colored and edited to make you feel nostalgic. It's really a great listen. Sungkyu—"Don’t Move" (video above) Normally I wouldn't put something like this on my list, but I felt like it needed to be done...
Iso Iso17 days ago
Ten Songs to Listen to When You're Feeling Down
Note: Some of these songs are explicit and do not have a clean version. This is just a warning in case you happened to be offended by any explicit language. Life is hard. As I keep getting older, it h...
Paula Macenaa month ago
Songs With a Yellow Theme
Yellow is often used in phrases in songs. Whether it is sung metaphorically, literally, or randomly, you will be sure to hear the color in a couple of your favorites. Similar to blue, it is used to ex...
Patricia Sarkar18 days ago
The History and Significance of Entertainment Shows in Vegas
Vegas needs music like music needs Vegas. The two are inextricably linked. Vegas has hosted some of the greatest shows of all time, including record-breakingly long runs that have defied the odds. Elv...
Lee Anderson2 months 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 Stunts2 months 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...
Cecilia Cai4 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 Graves10 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 Ugulini4 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 Brown4 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 Yarchin6 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 Gaskins3 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 Behati3 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 Paulsena month 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 Woiak2 months 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 Chaffin4 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 Roberts4 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 Markarian5 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...
Bella Harris2 days ago
Taylor Swift's Semantic Fields in 'Reputation': Part One
When I first downloaded all of Reputation, I spent the morning skipping through songs, finding one that I thought I may like. At first I was kind of worried because I only liked one or two songs, but ...
Rap Disciple4 days ago
Juice WRLD - 'Goodbye & Good Riddance' Review
In a post- Man On The Moon/ 808s & Heartbreak landscape, artists are becoming more alternative, genre-bending, and unconventional than ever before. Hip-Hop has never been more diverse than it is right...
Yvonne Glasgow4 days ago
Xavier Toscano’s Music Makes You Feel Good
An energetic debut album from Xavier Toscano, Feels So Good is a collection of EDM that will stick in your head and move your soul. It’s hard not to want to move when any of these songs start playing,...
Nick Sterling5 days ago
How to Practice When Away from Your Instrument
It seems we are always running out of time. As musicians, we might be so busy making ends meet and handling the challenges of daily life that we find it difficult to put the dedicated time in the shed...
emcue 6 days ago
How to Sing (Without Really Trying)
If you're a long time fan of Broadway, you're likely ecstatic about the buzz surrounding the revival of The Phantom of the Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Love Never Dies" reconnects audiences with the ...
Gary Cunningham21 days ago
5 Things I've Learnt from My First Three Months of Touring
Since the beginning of March, I've been on a UK tour with a Northern Soul Band called "The Signatures." It has been one of the best experiences of my career, but it has also had its challenges and var...