bands

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

Josephine B6 months ago
The 1975 and Their Impact on My Life
With the release of The 1975's third album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, I came to realise just how much this band means to me, and how much they have truly shaped my life since I starte...
Sammi Curran6 months ago
Celebrating Kim Seokjin: Awake and Epiphany
An amazing thing about BTS is that they have one of the most talented vocalists in the business who seems to get the least amount of lines. Kim Seokjin, the oldest member of the Korean boy band, is ev...
Nicola P. Young7 months ago
Best Steampunk Bands
Steampunk music is tough to characterize. It combines aspects of historicism with aspects of futurism, overlapping with recent musical genres such as dark wave, new age, and synth-pop music, but it al...
Rasma Raisters7 months ago
The Tide Is High with Blondie
This band had everyone dancing and singing along. Blondie is an American rock band which was established by singer Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. They were looked upon as pioneers in early new wave and punk music in America. The band mixed up the sounds of pop, disco, rap, and even reggae. It was actually the Mercer Arts Center music scene that inspired Chris Stein to form the band and Debbie Harry had previously been a member of a folk-rock band called Wind in the Willows. The band’s ...
Rich Monetti7 months ago
Love X Stereo Brings Electro Rock from South Korea
Love X Stereo plays an electro-rock sound that is heavily influenced by punk and alternative music of the 1990s. Based in Seoul, Love X Stereo makes the rounds in America and was last in the US with t...
Style Idol Closet7 months ago
BIGBANG | Favorite Ranking
I want to start with a brief disclaimer. This is just my opinion and you may or may not agree with it, which is fine. My favorite BIGBANG member has changed a lot since 2015, when I started listening and learning more about K-pop. However, this list reflects on who my favorite member is at the moment. In part, the reason why I noticed them was because BuzzFeed made of video where the Try Guys reacted to K-pop. However, many other factors brought me to listen to BIGBANG and K-pop in general, whic...
Nathan Richer7 months ago
Why Did Moose Blood Go on Hiatus?
Moose Blood was a pop-punk band from the UK. They formed in 2012, and released their first demo CD that same year. They started gaining some traction in the local music scene. By 2014, the band had an...
Tom Prendergast7 months ago
'Transparency': Why Brockhampton Is So Important
I've been thinking a lot about Brockhampton. And no, not in that way. As opposed to dreaming about Kevin Abstract holding me close at night, rather I've been thinking about what they mean—what they're...
Autamn Webb7 months ago
5 K-Pop Girl Groups You Should Be Listening To
Hello! Welcome to another of my K-Pop suggestion lists! As I mentioned in my previous suggestion list, K-Pop has taken Western pop culture by storm, and it's only the beginning. With BTS and a number ...
Autamn Webb7 months ago
5 K-Pop Boybands You Should Be Listening To
K-Pop has been rapidly taking over Western popular culture. With BTS breaking through to the American music industry while still maintaining their own style, and most importantly their own language, W...
Lexi Cowie8 months ago
5 Seconds Of Summer
5 Seconds Of Summer is a four-member band: Luke Hemmings, lead vocalist and guitarist, Michael Clifford, lead guitarist and vocalist, Calum Hood, lead bassist and vocalist, and Ashton Irwin, lead drum...
felicity -8 months ago
BTS and Their Impact on My Life
Hi. I want to talk about something that I’m sure others have done before. BTS. Yeah, that K-Pop band. But more about their impact on my life. The whole love yourself series, and love myself/speak your...
Mark McConville8 months ago
Being As An Ocean - Bashful But Honest Words Carried In Music: A Feature
By rightfully pushing the written word to its limits, Californian band Being As An Ocean is a true advocate for rough around the edges music that pulsates and connects with listeners. They have also b...
Rasma Raisters8 months ago
The Girls Who Inspired Popular Songs
There are many popular songs that have been inspired by girls. Even though they may or may not be titled by her name, she is the inspiration behind the words and music. • • In 1957 Buddy Holly wrote “Peggy Sue” a song that quickly rose up the Billboard charts and is still popular today. In the beginning, this song was going to be called “Cindy Lou” however at this time Holly’s drummer Jerry Allison was having a romance with a girl called Peggy Sue. So Peggy Sue got her song and later on, she and...
Chris Hearn8 months ago
Limp Bizkit: Greatest Band Ever?
There was a time, in the late 90s and early aughts when one band seemed to reign supreme. That was Limp Bizkit. But, it didn't take long before they fell out of fashion to become one of the most despi...
Lindsay Longacre8 months ago
Boy Bands, Pop Punk Bands, and Solo Artists Oh My!
My music taste has quite the range and this list reflects bands and artists within that range that in my opinion everyone should listen to. After you've listened to them through a streaming service, I...
Rasma Raisters8 months ago
The Music of The Bee Gees
The Bee Gees were not a band that came from just one place. They seemed to be all over the globe. In the late 1950s, their musical career began in Australia. Then during the 1960s, they became a well-...
Shandi Pace8 months ago
The Cultural Impact of the Beatles - The Fans and Touring
The popularity of the Beatles throughout the 60s was indescribable. Thousands of teenagers would show up at airports around the world to catch a glimpse of them and queue in line for hours for the sli...