bands

Rock n' roll, boy bands, jazz trios, and more; the greats, newbies, and forgotten icons who create our favorite groups.

New Music Video Featuring Darth Vader And Batman Will Instantly Become Your Favorite
In today's world of music videos we have gotten used to videos that seem to have little to nothing to do with the song itself and lack any kind of heart. Music videos were meant to be a visual represe...
Scotch Vaughan3 days ago
Can a Song Emotionally Help Us?
Now music. Music is how the soul moves. It’s how some people communicate, and it’s even sometimes the only thing two people have in common. Cigarettes After Sex is an American ambient pop band from El...
Charlie Cowburn9 days ago
Why Were the Fab Four So Influential on Modern Music?
As a child, The Beatles were not unknown to me. My dad (who is not an avid fan, but in fact prefers the Rolling Stones) owned the 1 Beatles album, and in my unscholarly opinion, music makes the greate...
Kelsey Lange12 days ago
Most Underrated Bands of the 00s
It is all too easy to forget about the music that used to be popular over a decade ago. That's why we're here to remind you of all the gems you used to hoard in your iPod shuffle. Which bands were you...
Faith Young17 days ago
Music Breakdown One
Born in 1995, the type of music I know is from the 2000s. Most of the bands that I mention during this music series are bands that I have on my iPod. Primarily, it'll be a breakdown of song lyrics and...
The Visual Culture of Album Covers
The importance of the visual image to the success of a boy band might be overlooked by the general population, but is certainly not underestimated by record labels and PR experts. It is easy to argue ...
Ayisah Yusuf20 days ago
Nahko + Medicine for the People: Rock & Roll World Music for Your Heart
Nahko and Medicine for the People are a folk/world music collective that started in 2008. It has recently gone through a few changes in its line up but the head of the group and singer/songwriter Nahko Bear has been a vital part of the band. Nahko Bear was born in Portland, Oregon and is of Apache, Puerto Rican, and Filipino decent. His grandmother forced his mom to go into prostitution at 14 and after a violent rape attack, Nahko was born. Nahko’s mother being so young when the rape happened wa...
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Jack Lanhama month ago
5 Artists Every Writer Should Listen To
So I decided to write this article after a period of writer’s block I went through. I tried all the normal things like going away from it, trying not to think about it, searching for real world inspir...
Jenika Enocha month ago
How Nine Inch Nails Changed My Life
Music is perhaps one of the most powerful forces on the planet. I can guarantee that we have all had our fair share of moments where we heard a piece of music and felt like a song or album was meant f...
Sean Martina month ago
AKFG: Japan's Beloved Alt-Rock Aces
Starting from indie obscurity in the early 2000s, Asian Kung-Fu Generation (stylized as ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION) quickly captured the hearts of the land of the rising sun with their passionate, energ...
Nyla M.a month ago
Under-appreciated Talent: Artists That Deserve Way More Recognition
As mainstream music becomes more and more uniform and predictable over time, it's not often that the chance is given to find great "under-the-radar" artists. Luckily, through searching high and low, I...
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Alex Tinea month ago
Australian Musical Artists That I Recommend
I love to discover new talent in the music field. It’s so exciting to find an artist or band that you fall in love with instantly and want to support with all your social media stalking capabilities. ...
Erin Johnstona month ago
Walk the Moon: Beyond "Shut Up and Dance"
At this point, everyone recognizes the guitar riff preceding the familiar lyrics, "Oh, don't you dare look back..." Walk the Moon's "Shut Up and Dance" was released in late 2014 and became a smash hit...
Erin Johnstona month ago
COIN: Your New Favorite Band
Initially formed in 2012, the band Coin (often stylized COIN) has grown to release 2 full albums and several singles. Since the release of their latest LP, the group has been selling out shows in medi...
Dustin Millera month ago
10 Modern Heavy Metal Bands To Check Out
Heavy metal, its definition has changed over the years and the term's origin is disputed to this day. While the genre has evolved into a variety of different strains, its purest form remains a steadfa...
C.C. Curtisa month ago
Musicians Who Hate Their Fans
If you listen to music (if you don't, are you even human?), then you must have some favorite artists that you always jam out to. You become fond of their style in music genre and constantly stick to w...
Sophia Chong2 months ago
5 Bands You Need to Listen To
Finding a new band to get into with is almost never easy, unless you actually pay attention to the recommendations Apple Music, Spotify, or any other platform may give you. But most of the time they d...