Christmas is a special, joyous time in the hearts and souls of billions of people all around the world. It’s only natural that we should celebrate it with music, one of mankind’s most beloved art forms. Yes, since the very beginning of time, music has been helping us express our innate feelings as humans; everything from happiness, to sadness, to ...Read More »
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Nothing gets people to listen to a strongly political message quite like a delicately worded song pl...
The deep lyrical meaning and artistic power of a song can be debated to no end. And while opinions m...
Music is truly something special. You hear a song, and instantly you’re transported back in time to ...
Even a city slicker can appreciate the power of a good country song. It can be a boot stompin’ honky...
To some people heavy metal songs may all sound the same, but real aficionados know the intricacies o...
The deep lyrical meaning and artistic power of a song can be debated to no end. And while opinions may vary, there is one test for music that seems outright objective: does it make you dance? A good dance track-be it techno, house, or a top 40 remix-has the indelible quality of movement programmed into its rhythm. Don’t believe me? ...Read More »
The 1980’s is often the decade that gets the most ridicule for their oh-so-cheesy one hit wonders. Even us ‘90’s cubs have heard of the cringworthy one hit wonder I think We’re Alone Now by Tiffany (and if you haven’t, look it up!) or what about the catchy track Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood?! The list goes on! But ...Read More »
To some people heavy metal songs may all sound the same, but real aficionados know the intricacies of the sound from the bridge to the breakdown. Building off of the heavy sound of late 60s bands like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, heavy metal has continued to grow and evolve, over time contributing tracks like these, five of the best. ...Read More »
Nothing gets people to listen to a strongly political message quite like a delicately worded song played on a quiet, wistful guitar. On it’s surface, folk music might seem like the most milquetoast of genres but at its core there is a confrontational pathos and an eminent accessibility that cannot be denied. Here are five tracks that display that capacity ...Read More »
Not all hip hop is Mims repeating “This is why I’m hot” over and over again. The genre developed as a means of giving prominence to a subculture that had artistry but not voice. These five tracks remind us that behind the danceable beats are lyrics and ideas worthy of being called great in any genre. 5. Rappers Delight ...Read More »
The groups that have made this list of the top 5 rock bands of all time, have broken records, stood the test of time and paved the way for the next generation of rock bands. 1. The Fab Four Ask any person if they like The Beatles and they’ll either say yes…or they’re lying. By far the most successful band of ...Read More »
Even a city slicker can appreciate the power of a good country song. It can be a boot stompin’ honky-tonk number or a vivid, confessional ballad, but whatever the case, country music is guaranteed to tell a story packed with plenty of heart and just a little more twang than any other genre. Not a country music fan? Give these ...Read More »
Throughout the years, Reggae music has fallen a bit under the radar. Although the greatest name in Reggae, Bob Marley, is recognized all over the world, this lively genre often doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. From positive vibes, good nature and just the overall feeling of being happy, you will find Reggae music to be peaceful and relaxing. Below ...Read More »
Music is truly something special. You hear a song, and instantly you’re transported back in time to a memory and it has the power to make you smile, laugh or even cry. It’s that powerful. Maybe this is why there are so many rich musicians around, yet ask yourself this – could you live without music? I once heard a ...Read More »