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Iconic moments in music history.

Aaron Kerper8 months ago
Riot Grrrl: Feminism's Most Important Soundtrack
The 1980s were a time when the music scene was primarily dominated by a misogynistic and masculine aesthetic and sound, an issue that was merely the spark to the Feminist bonfire that would slowly sta...
Sarah Bryan9 months ago
Mozart vs. Michael
Historians and scientists alike have drawn uncanny parallels between two of the world’s most well-known musicians: Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “King of Pop” singer Michael Jackson. B...
Collin Campbell9 months ago
The Dropped Rock
Is Rock and Roll culture dead and gone?
M J Steel Collins10 months ago
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 year 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 Sauera year 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...
Kyle Stumpoa year ago
History of Sound Recording
Scott, Berliner, and Edison
Sam Gallaghera year ago
Political Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd produced seminal works in the creation of the concept album during '70s. Of these concept albums, The Dark Side of the Moon perhaps is the most famous. Released in 1973, The Dark Side of the Moon has since spent almost 1000 weeks on the Billboard Albums charts, one of the highest of any other album created thus far. However, it all began with a psychedelic, and relatively childish-sounding album, reflecting alienation, existentialism and space travel. Named after a chapter in the clas...
George Appletona year ago
Rock 'n' Roll in Soho!
Rock 'n' roll started in Soho. Well actually, no it didn't, but it found Soho and made its home there. Rock 'n' roll actually started in the United States in the 50s, but it made its way over to Engla...
Patricia Sarkara year ago
6 Songs That Had a Lasting Impact on Society
Songs and musicians can do more than just entertain; they can also inspire. Last year, Eminem raised awareness for a good cause in England on his social media account following the Manchester attack t...
School of Vivaldi
In this article, I will briefly introduce you to a piece of Antonio Vivaldi; Concerto in E Minor, Op. 3 No. 4. I am going to do this by first explaining what the function of this piece was in relation...
Nikki Sa year ago
The Evolution of Music
Music has come a very long way, especially in the Western side of the world. Globally, we have all collectively gone through billions of albums and trends in music. But why? Why do tastes in music cha...
Kayla Charlesa year ago
Highly Intellectual People Hovering Over Politics
1975 There I was, standing in the crowd cheering for the fact the war was over, and our troops were leaving Vietnam. Defeated, it felt as though America was going through a drought. I felt so sad that...
E.F. Landerosa year ago
Blue Christmas: The Letter of '76
Elvis Presley is known to be the most noted, sung about, wrote about singer the world has ever known. We know so much of the man who we have come to call the "King of Rock and Roll." But no matter how...
Angel Sotoa year ago
The History of The DJ
I know this might seem like a stretch, but I am going to call Thomas Edison the first DJ ever. He certainly didn't rock parties like the DJs we know today, but it is safe to say that his invention of ...
Musical Beginnings and Theories
Music is much more important than most would realize as it lines the history books and holds strong ties to Lore, Legends, and Mythology. It is a foundation that is grounded into the very depths of so...
E.F. Landerosa year ago
If I Can Dream
Elvis Presley a name that is known all over the world. Over 20 million people over the last 35 years that have visited Graceland Elvis' home and the other millions who have not, the name brings to the...
Elvis In the Bloodstream
Both of my parents are massive Elvis fans. His was the first music I heard that had an effect on me, with the end result that I'm something of a fan too. It's quite interesting how what your parents l...