Famous Russian Composers of Classical Music - Historical biographies and videos to showcase the music of Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and others.
With styles ranging from pop, hip-hop, rap, and blues, K-pop definitely has something for you. But, because most of its lyrics are in Korean, most of us don't understand the meaning behind these amazing songs.
Eminem has had a lot going recently. From two new albums to dis tracks he has us on our toes. Instead of evolving rap has been devolving and Eminem is not having it. Are Eminem's new projects living up to his legacy?
A decade after bursting onto the scene, London grime artist P Money finally releases his debut studio album, 'Live & Direct'...
Beau Nasty was a "one and done" hair metal band whose lone album, 1989's "Dirty, But Well Dressed," is not only a decent listen, but a sought-after collectible too.
When we talk about great guitarists, the spotlight is often on men. Well, it’s time women got their due. This article showcases the best female guitarists.
Enjoy 15 of the best heavy rock bands from the nation which literally sparked the inspiration for 'Smoke on the Water'.
To date, Christian heavy metal outfit Fit for a King has produced five albums. But how do these albums stack against each other in terms of quality and content?
Famous Italian Composers of Classical Music - Biographies and videos demonstrate the history of Italian music, and the works of Verdi, Vivaldi, and others.
In an email interview, I ask synthwave artist The Ghost Mall about how he got started with music, his creative process and his views on the synthwave scene as it stands now.
Krash Minati is an underground rap artist rising up from Columbus, Ohio. Krash began rising in popularity around 2016. Read on to learn about this up-and-coming artist!
The land of Scotland may be noted for the skirl of the bagpipes but here is a collection of the greatest ever Scottish Heavy Rock bands over several decades. Let the thunder roar in the glens.
Kick back and enjoy as I introduce you to some talented musicians that entertain folks in Nashville.
Metallica's now-legendary debut album, KILL'EM ALL, was released in 1983. Here are some memories of the first time I heard this genre-defining album.
As human beings, we’re all so inundated in what is around us. Perhaps we are nothing more than just a product of that. Is there something from within that makes people different from one another? Are some people born with special genius? Either way, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a true genius.
"Live in Overhausen" is the latest live release from thrash metal legends OVERKILL. The band performed two of their most pivotal albums—"Feel The Fire" and "Horrorscope"—live in their entirety at a very special show in Germany in 2016.
Twisted Sister's Dee Snider struck out on his own in 1992 with a new band called Widowmaker. Their debut "Blood and Bullets" never caught on but it qualifies as a great Forgotten Hard Rock Album.
The 1990s were the Golden Age of One Hit Wonders. Let's take a look at the famous acts that became overnight sensations, but couldn't manageable to stay in the limelight.
Beethoven's 3rd Symphony is the composition that launched Beethoven's Middle Period, an era where Beethoven produced his most well-known compositions. The 3rd Symphony changed the symphonic landscape forever, which led many to ask, what is the meaning of Beethoven's 3rd?
These are all classic hit songs, but do you know who did the original versions of these songs? Read on to find out more.
In very basic terms, I will provide four major reasons why barbershop singing has a unique sound among a cappella singing styles.
Just like all forms of popular music, jazz can be broken down into a bunch of different categories: swing, big band, traditional, smooth, acoustic, jazz, new age, free form, and more.
Great pop music from Auld Caledonia managed to break through, or even make a comeback, in the final decade of the 2oth century. Here are 10 of the best Scottish Indie Pop bands of the 1990s.
Nu metal combines funk-punch grooves with multiple elements of heavy metal, making it a unique genre. This article showcases an epic list of the very best bands in this genre.
Deadmau5 (aka Joel Zimmerman) is one of the world's most recognized and admired producers of electro, techno, dubstep, and house music. Here's a list of his ten best songs. Listen and enjoy!
In recent years, extreme subgenres have gained a cult following among metal fans globally. This article showcases the very best deathcore bands around the globe.
"Hallelujah" was the first song I heard by the late Jeff Buckley and everything still stands still for me in that moment back in 2002. I remember sitting in my friend's basement bedroom, completely confused about who I wanted to be and...
Here are the top ten greatest guitar solos from Tony Iommi, one of the fiercest and most inventive heavy metal guitarists of all time.
Eva Cassidy, was a little known American singer and musician who became popular around the world after her death. Learn more about her and her music. Eva's beautiful voice will captivate you.
Close kin to Rhythm and Blues, Swing and Boogie-Woogie, Jump Blues hit the music world in the 40s with a big bang. Originating among the black musicians, who played the chitlin circuit, Jump Blues helped launch the careers of crossover musicians like Louis Jordan, Ella Fitzgerald and Big Joe Turner.
From the original top-charters like Big Bang and 2NE1 to the current heartthrobs like BTS, EXO, Got7, and many more, k-pop is taking the world by storm, proving once again the power of music.
Famous German Composers of Classical Music - Biographies and videos to showcase the work of Beethoven, Bach, Wagner, and others greats from history.
Queensrÿche's split with vocalist Geoff Tate was one of the most bizarre rock dramas in recent memory. Let's find out how it all went down and how it was resolved.
The Rammstein song "Sonne" explained and interpreted. I also look at the video and their live performance of the song.
Did the rock group Led Zeppelin really steal some of their music from other artists? This article tries to answer this question by providing analytical text and videos.
The best thrash metal guitarists from the legendary Big Four thrash bands shaped a genre and influenced a generation of guitar players.
Within a quickly evolving music industry, these 10 talented songstresses are taking charge and showing the world how their music can make a difference.
Many fans are still calling for MC Mong's return. There are also those who feel MC Mong should forget about the entertainment. Which side is right?
Read about what tragedies befell some of our most treasured composers - Purcell, Dvorak, Alban Berg, Weber, Bizet, Arriaga and Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.
Need a talent in your back pocket for a rainy day? How's about the ability to sing Gangnam Style in Korean? Learn how to sing Gangnam Style in Korean (lounge cover) without learning Korean.
Souling in order to receive a soul cake is a tradition from the past that was a forerunner of trick-or-treating. The lovely "Soul Cake" song has been recorded by multiple artists.
Miku Hatsune, one of Japan's most beloved pop stars, is not real. She is one of many Vocaloids, a synthesizer software that uses the vocals of a real singer to produce a realistic voice. This software could change the face of the music business. Are we looking at a future of android musicians?
While the raucous sound of Jimi Hendrix's lead guitar playing is still celebrated, the deeper ballads of Hendrix serve to tell the whole story of Jimi.
In 1988 the avant-garde black/thrash metal band Celtic Frost released "Cold Lake" - a bizarre attempt to jump on the glam-metal band wagon. The band probably wishes this one would stay forgotten!
All you need to know, in detail, about Leonard Bernstein's 'Something's Coming', for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
Read about great female pianists, Kathryn Stott, Mitsuko Uchida, Angela Hewitt, Maria Joao Pires, Marta Argerich, Alicia de Larrocha and some wonderful pianists from a bygone age like Lili Kraus.
Duran Duran has a lot of hit songs, but they've had plenty more that have flown under the radar and should be noticed. Here is my Top 10 List of Duran Duran song you've probably never heard of, but really should listen to.
Scotland and Ireland have a rich musical heritage. It's interesting and very enjoyable to explore traditional folk songs from the two countries.
The 2015 smash, 'Sugar,' by Los Angeles, California's Maroon 5, created discussion of whether or not the weddings depicted being crashed by the band were real, fake, or a combination of the two.
California's SADUS represented the ultimate in extreme and technical Thrash Metal in the late 1980s.
Was Cream the greatest rock band ever? There is a strong case, but that's for you to decide. Regardless, this trio of virtuoso musicians changed rock music forever.
This beloved folk song about a little boy and his imaginary dragon named Puff was released by the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary in 1963. The song was written by Leonard Lipton, whose inspiration for the song came from the poem "The Tale of Custard the Dragon."
Lovely Christmas songs can be found in the early music genre and in the music of more recent times. In this article, I include and discuss twelve songs in a journey through time.
Some awesome sludge metal bands that you should by all means check out if you are not already familiar.
Released in February 1977, this song by beloved American entertainer Jimmy Buffett might just be the perfect summer song. Margaritaville conjures up images of a tropical paradise where "booze in the blender" seems to be the perfect recipe for passing the day away.
This article explores the ten greatest R&B love songs of all time. Read on and see if your favorite made the list.
2017 was a great year for the blues. As it draws to a close, here are my picks for the best blues albums that came out. It's wonderful to see artists old and new putting out great music.
Kix's third album, Midnite Dynamite, was released in 1985 and is still considered to be their finest work, but success would continue to elude them for a few more years. The hard working Maryland band is still on the road to this day!
Hopsin rapidly gained viral success after releasing his "Ill mind 4," but how much do you know about Marcus? Find good Hopsin songs, artists similar to Hopsin, the story of his rise to fame, and more.
This article is all about the talented Sabina Classen of the German thrash metal band Holy Moses and the reasons why she should be loved by heavy metal fans worldwide.
Did you know that much of what people call "classical music" technically isn't Classical? Knowing the periods of classical music can make it easier to find music you like when shopping for classical music. Here's a brief overview of the different periods of music that typically fall into what people refer to as classical music.
I talk to Hay Fever's Zohreh Gervais about the band's genesis, their creative process and their latest album entitled The River
The singing cowboy summons images of the solitary men who worked the range. Cowboy music was first documented in two books in the early 20th century. Movie cowboys started singing in the 1930s, and cowboy singers still perform today.
One of my passions is music, past and present. During the years as a middle school and high school teacher, my favorite topics would be about music history and rock music was very fun to teach.
Jangle pop veterans, the Ocean Blue, recently released a new record, "Kings and Queens/Knaves and Thieves." Here is an interview with guitarist and primary songwriter, David Schezel, discussing The Ocean Blue, music in general, and death row meals.
Warrant sensed change in the air as the Grunge Decade began, so they tried to toughen up their sound with 1992's "Dog Eat Dog" album. Was the experiment successful?
Discover the hottest songs from today's most popular K-pop girl group. See if your favorite song made it onto the list!
Jazz was born out of the pain of slavery and the clash between the cultures of West Africa and the Protestant ethos of the Southern states of the United States. This is a first article in a series looking at the history of jazz through an examination of its many genres.
This article provides a list of 10 great young rock guitarists, as well as biographies and videos for each.
STRYPER released their 12th studio album, entitled "God Damn Evil," in 2018. In honor of their 30+ years of rockin' for the Rock, here are 25 fascinating facts about these Christian metal pioneers.
German elements like the sharp blackletter font and the runic umlaut dots were a popular source of visual branding among many seminal heavy metal and hard rock groups in the 1970s and 80s.
Many of us love Autumn's warm colours. They glow beautifully before they fall and nurture the earth. These composers have been inspired by Autumn: Tchaikovsky, Glazunov, Vivaldi, Rautavaara, Massenet, Britten, Milhaud, Piazzolla, Oliver Knussen, Thea Musgrave, Edward MacDowell and John Cage.
Rob Halford abruptly left Judas Priest in the early 1990s and formed a new, grittier heavy metal band called Fight.
A beginner fan's guide to identifying which twin is which in the canadian indie pop duo Tegan and Sara!
Read about composers' visions of travel. Ravel, Mahler, Honegger, Offenbach, Vaughan Willliams , Jan Sandström and John Adams all composed pieces based on a form of transport, boats, bikes, locomotives and aeroplanes, and of course, feet.
These loves songs from the 1960s may have special meaning to those who fell in love during that era, but I think they have something special to offer to people of every generation.
2003's "St. Anger" is considered to be Metallica's worst album. In 2015, two fans recorded their own version of the disc (with better production) in hopes that people might give it another try.
Read on to find out why I was impressed by the mental imagery that World Complete created on "Synthétique."
Contrary to common belief, there are a lot of hip hop songs that express loneliness and heartbreak. Here are 10 Korean hip hop songs that can be considered as the saddest.
Former Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford gave the late '90s aggro-industrial rock thing a try with a new band called "Two." Their lone album, "Voyeurs," was released in 1998.
Japan's metal scene only truly began to pick up steam after Loudness' debut in 1981. This article discusses 10 instances of Japanese bands playing heavy metal, or styles very close to it, in 1980 or earlier.
1990 was an awaking of sorts for alternative rock music, as we had artists coming into their own and a number of awesome debuts as well.
With a famous reputation for glamour and fashion and all things exotic the country of Italy has also produced much beautiful music. Here is a collection of famous female vocalists from the country who would come under a fairly broad definition of Rock music.
This article lists good music to help you sleep from the chill-out and ambient genres, with great examples of relaxing music that will help you fall asleep.
A photo essay that also offers an interpretation of Rammstein's Frühling in Paris. All lyrics copyright of Rammstein.
Do the lyrics and video of System of a Down's song "Spiders" from their first album, released in 1998, suggest that we are living in a simulation or Matrix?
From Emmylou Harris to Johnny Cash, Doc Watson and Kate Wolf, First Aid Kit and Valerine June, roots music and folk have evolved from many genres. If you are looking for the ultimate list of contemporary and traditional folk and old time music, here it is.
Do a search for “The Blues,” you will get a list of dead guys. This might lead one to believe that the The Blues is music of the past. Wrong. The Blues is alive, and so are these blues musicians.
While the sitar is a plucked stringed instrument used prominently in Hindustani classical music traditions, it became very popular in the western world in the '60s and remains an integral part of several indie and psychedelic songs. This article showcases the very best rock songs with sitar.
This article provides excerpts and details from five of the meanest, harshest, and the most unsympathetic reviews of Classical composers that are viewed as geniuses today.
Jeff Buckley is probably most well-known for his cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." But he also has an entire discography of equally stellar songs. Here's 10 of Jeff Buckley's best songs.
"Queen of the Hill" is the second full length release from Kairos, a traditional heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden.
An introduction to ten underappreciated Japanese heavy metal guitarists who you might not have heard of.
The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, and the Who are the most popular acts associated with this era. But, what other bands flourished during this time?
I've narrowed down the extensive recorded output of the great John Coltrane to ten essential albums that any jazz fan needs to have in their collection.
"Van Halen III," released in 1998, is the lone VH album to feature Gary Cherone of Extreme on lead vocals.
Guns N' Roses' "comeback" album, "Chinese Democracy," finally appeared in 2008 after 13 years of hype, but the disc can now be found at your local dollar store. Is it worth the buck?
I talked to retrowave producer Pat DiMeo about how he first became interested in synth-based music, how he creates new music, and where he thinks the retrowave scene is headed in the future.
Canadian thrashers Piledriver released two albums in the mid '80s and then disappeared. Here's a look back at the mysterious band's cult classic debut, 1985's "Metal Inquisition."
Weather you are new to K-pop or a seasoned fan, one of the most common questions asked is "What is the difference between a main vocal and lead vocal in K-pop?" What is a sub Vocal?" What do they do? In the K-pop School Series I go into detail about these aspects of K-pop. Please watch the Youtube video, and subscribe to my channel for more information on K-pop. The hub is an extension of these web episodes!
This unavailable material pre dating the 2000's decade from Nirvana provides a further glimpse into the genius of Kurt Cobain.
Complete guitar lesson of the jazz standard, Misty song. CHORD CHART, MELODY, GUITAR MODES BREAKDOWN, CHORD-MELODY ARRANGEMENT. HIGH QUALITY, ACCURATE transcriptions (with tab), and videos.
Rap Beats or Hip Hop beats are easy to make with beatmakers when you follow a few simple rules. Let’s explore what makes up a hip hop beat and exactly how it's made...
Electronic house music: electro house, with its heavy drops and mind-blowing synth. These are the top 10 artists, from Swedish House Mafia to Deadmau5 to Knife Party.
Alternative love songs express bittersweet emotions better than any other genre. This article showcases the very best alternative rock love songs of all time.
This article is about 2 major reasons why the career of pop singer Hitomi Yoshizawa may never be the same again. It is because of a huge scandal that she has caused.
Top 10 heavy metal Halloween songs. A personal selection of the ten best heavy metal or hard rock songs on a Halloween theme.
1989's "Headless Cross" was the strongest Black Sabbath album in a number of years, but unfortunately for the band, few were listening.
Some examples of soul line dances include: the wobble, cupid shuffle, cha cha slide, zydeco slide, biker's shuffle, and booty call.
For thousands of years man has been fascinated by the moon, finally landing on it in 1969. Read about inspiration taken from the moon by composers: Haydn, Beethoven, Debussy, Schonberg, Britten, Dvorak, Janacek and Vítězslav Novak.
KISS' 1998 album "Psycho Circus" was the first new studio album in almost twenty years by the reunited original band... but did it live up to the hype?
A brief survey on selected pedagogical publications of Greek violin teacher, Demetrius Constantine Dounis.
Some '80s bands faded away as the decade came to a close. Others are still around and performing. These '80s bands had a major impact on my life.
Members of Motley Crue, Dokken, Def Leppard, Iron Maiden, Megadeth and more came together to pay respects to shock rock icon Alice Cooper on this entertaining 1999 tribute album.
What's a 'Hair Metal' song? Hair Metal is a genre of music inhabited by 1980s glam rock stars who spend as much or more time on hair & make-up than on writing their music. While being labeled a hair band definitely has negative connotations,...
Record stores may be a dying breed, but thankfully music collecting addicts can still get their fix at their local thrift stores!
UK Garage is one of the UK's best-loved genres of dance music. The top 10 UK garage songs, featuring artists such as Disclosure, T2, Double 99, and many more.
Here are Van Halen’s best albums, ranked from first to worst. If you are discovering Van Halen for the first time this is your roadmap. If you are a longtime fan of the band like I am, vote in the poll and make your opinion heard.
In November 1992, Ronnie James Dio split from Black Sabbath just before two gigs opening for Ozzy Osbourne. Who could fill Dio's shoes and save the day? None other than the Metal God, Rob Halford of Judas Priest fame!
Pia - American Idol? Pia Toscano is the beautiful young singer who came ninth on the recent tenth season of American Idol, despite the fact she'd been largely expected to win. Proving that the talent show route isn't a safe or easy option when it comes to a lasting music career. Not that paying your dues in tiny venues and hoping for a break is exactly a barrel of epic funtime. She's got the voice and the looks to match - but what does the future hold for Pia Toscano?
Overkill consistently waves the flag for working class Thrash Metal. Their latest album THE WINDS OF WAR will be released in February of 2019. Here's a brief history of their impressive career.
Man has found solace in trees, woods and forests since time immemorial. Trees are essential to life on Earth. Read about how composers have been inspired by trees: Schubert, Schumann, Verdi, Liszt, Shostakovich, Saint-Saëns, Johann Strauss II, Respighi, Roussel and Edward McDowell.
Just like many other music fans, Kurt Cobain liked to make lists. Here is 50 albums that he felt influenced Nirvana. We will profile 8 of these albums in detail.
Idol groups such as Girls' Generation and Super Junior are all the rage in the K-Pop scene, but some of the most enduring giants of Korean pop are solo artists. Here are a few you won't want to miss.
Hearing your Symphony #9, I knew I would be connected to you forever. Your abuse, deafness, genius and disappointments along with the need to be loved resonate throughout your music.
Metalcore has spawned a new generation of heavy metal musicians. This article showcases the very best bands in the genre.
Malaika song is probably the most renowned love ballad to have come out of Africa. It is a sad story about a young man whose love for his dream girl could not happen because he was poor.
Continuing to answer the questions of why the orchestration of "Pictures At An Exhibition," one of Ravel's most popular works, has overshadowed Mussorgsky's monumentally original suite for solo piano and why Ravel does not necessarily do it justice.
Read about classical music composers depicting morningtime, Ravel, Debussy, Haydn, Elgar, Roussel, Grieg and Delius all taking inspiration in different ways, from Greek classical literature and a painted ceiling to time spent on an orange plantation.
Lana Del Rey has released four full-length LPs during her career. But, what about her unreleased music? Many of her unreleased songs are brilliant, as well. Here are 10 of her very best unreleased songs.
"Creatures Of The Night" is considered one of KISS' best albums today, but in 1982 it seemed like their last gasp. It features new guitarist Vinnie Vincent and the anthem "I Love It Loud."
Stormspell Records found a 1986 tape by a lost band possibly known as "Steel Assassin." All attempts to locate them have come up empty. Maybe you can help solve this Heavy Metal Mystery!
Japan’s idol industry is thriving, and while there are copycats among them, there are also idol groups who managed to come up with unique or weird concepts. Here are 10 of them.
Bob Dylan is a cultural giant and has written some of the most influential songs of recent times but are the lyrics poetry? Let's take a look at some lyrics and decide once and for all.
Explore some of the works for violin and orchestra that carry descriptive titles and involve extra-musical narratives.
Kimbra's "Good Intent" music video excels in the way it portrays and conveys relationship nuance with artistic finesse and symbolism. Explore the deep meaning and analysis of this song and video.
Nirvana is the name of one of the most famous and influential rock bands of the 20th Century. The band is famous for its grunge and punk sound, heavy drums, interesting riffs and poetic lyrics. The band consisted of Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist...
It seems in every genre of music, there is a type which is not mainstream and yet isn't Underground; maybe fringe, but, at any rate, defies most categories. In Rock, it seems, Grunge fits into this class: Not exactly hardcore metal and definitely...
Lemmy and company may be gone, but Motörhead's bad-ass musical legacy lives on. Here are 25 facts about the loudest band in the world.
Here is a ranking of the ten best Ozzy Osbourne albums of all time. Find out how great guitarists like Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde and Jake E. Lee changed Ozzy’s sound over the years and helped solidify his place as metal’s Prince of Darkness.
Here is a list of the most important guitar players in the history of rock. These are the guitarists who inspired millions to pick up the instrument and make their own marks in the music world. Every great guitarist had their own influential hero, and chances are it was one of these players.
Gordon McGladdery (A Shell in the Pit) is a prolific, successful video game music composer and sound designer based in Vancouver B.C. Along with his colleagues, he’s created music and sounds for games including Rogue Legacy, Night in the Woods and Parkitect, to name just a few.
A gallery of some of the most classically bad, painful to the eyes album covers in Heavy Metal history.
KISS' 1981 concept album "Music From The Elder" bombed when it was first released, but has developed a cult following over time.
R&B girl group Destiny's Child had their first album debut 20 years ago. Since the release, the trio had a slew of hit singles and chart topping records. Let's take a look at what the ladies are up to now.
All you need to know, in detail, about Mozart's 'Symphony No.40 in G Minor', for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
This is an analysis for Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video. A hub about the meaning in Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video; analysis in Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video; Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video meaning.
Motown became a hit-making machine by refusing to put out songs that didn't meet the highest standards of excellence. But sometimes it almost rejected songs that later became huge hits.
Christina Aguilera has gone through many beauty transformations throughout her twenty year career. As her album styles change, so does her personal one. Let's take a peak at the many looks the stunning songstress has had over the years.
Formed in 1981, Loudness is the best known Heavy Metal band from Japan. They're mainly remembered in the U.S. for their hit "Crazy Nights," from 1985's Thunder in the East album.
Celebrating Hatsune Miku's 10th birthday, I'll be listing my top 10 favorite Hatsune Miku songs that were released during her first 10 years.
I talked with Python Blue about how his passion for music was sparked, his creative process and where he sees his career going in the future.
The four members of KISS took a massive gamble when they all released solo albums on the same day in September 1978. Instead of platinum success, it was the beginning of the end for the original band.
Learn about the famous bands that started in the bay area! This article includes details about bands from San Francisco, Oakland, El Cerrito, Palo Alto, etc.
The charts are filled with music by so called one-hit wonders, a surprising number of which went all the way to number one.
Ever wonder the OneRepublic "Feel again" meaning? Well, you've come to the right place, where Click2Connect can break it all down for you. Enjoy!
How the Grunge Revolution ushered in a dark age for guitar in the 1990s, and set the evolution of the instrument back a decade.
This article looks at the era when David Bowie was Ziggy Stardust and helped define the British glam rock genre of the 1970s.
Four chords have taken over the pop music industry. Is it a new fad and a damaging sight or successful common knowledge that has taken artists to the top 100?
The Dead Kennedys, Beatles, Alice in Chains... These bands ruled the Anti-Establishment scene a couple decades ago. But who are today's biggest system opposing bands?
Rain is a life giver. No wonder there are so many rain gods devoted to it. Read how composers have be inspired by rain: Chopin, Debussy, Brahms, Britten, Takemitsu, Schubert, Gerard Finzi, and Hamish MacCann.
Buddy Holly inspired so many of today's rock stars. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and so many others were influenced by this phenomenal artist. His music provided the template for some of the best rock songs ever written. Here are some of his best.
This list of the 10 sexiest bachata songs. They will get you fired up and in the mood for dancing some super passionate bachata with that special someone!
Calypso music is a Caribbean art form that flourished in the middle years of the 20th century, but is less popular today.
You already know the songs. You know about the crazy outfits, the hair, the big stages, the lights, the dry ice and the blink-and-you-missed-it edits. But did you ever notice all of the spinning?
Adored by many and falsely credited for "inventing" metal, these bands brought the genre to the low, overly commercialized pandering place it is in currently, riddled with tropes and cliches.
Canadian synthwave producer Mirrorvoid creates music that, in his words, explores themes of "AI, surveillance capitalism, virtual reality and facial recognition" and balances those darker themes with the "bright side of '80s retrowave culture."
Snow Patrol happen to be one of my favourite bands, so I thought I'd compile a list of their 10 best songs. It was a bad idea. I've never had to do anythinng so difficult. But now it's finished and here for you to see.
In the 80s punk started to move in different directions. Hardcore, Psychobilly and more! Here is a list of the 10 best punk albums of the 80s.
Christian bands that play metal are all the rage these days. Here are ten songs you can totally bang your head to.
This article explores the history and meaning of Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. It also explains how the song can be viewed as a kind autistic meltdown.
KISS' 1983 album LICK IT UP was a do-or-die release for the struggling hard rock legends, who opted to appear without their trademark makeup for the very first time.
Every town has at least one or two rappers, and every city has at least one or two hundred. But rapping and being a good rapper are two different things. And killing it between interviews is another.