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History of The Who
The crowd outside Boston Gardens on April Fools Day 1975 was psyched beyond the normal craziness attendant to rock events. Cars couldn’t move through the densely congested pedestrian traffic radiating from the arena’s entrance, across the street and halfway up the surrounding blocks. Clear bottles of Miller and brown Narragansett were smashed indiscriminately on the sidewalks and street in random patterns, kids stood in clusters outside the old men’s bars while the regulars muttered approvals. Under the El in a psychedelic bath of flashing neon heavy-lidded, red eyed freaks hawked t-shirts, bootleg records, mushrooms, weed, and scalped tickets.
Let Life Flow, Like Mozart
Dear Readers: When we talk about our future or our past, we can easily notice that we get caught up with all sorts of feelings — we dwell in the worry for our future or the lament for our past. Living in the intense demand of productivity and keeping up with the social-media-cramped society could be stressful and lonely. Our present moments are often compensated by the feelings we have for the future and the past, what about now? What do you think to create you feelings for your “now"?
Building Your Music Brand With Instagram Niche Marketing
Watch the video... You may not realize it but there are people building huge brands on instagram. This little app is amazingly powerful and so easy to use. In fact, right now it’s one of fastest growing platforms and it brings in effective results in just minutes a day.
Stuart Mclean, Host Of 'Vinyl Café', Dies Soon After Cancer Admission
One of Canada's best-loved humorists has died at 68. On Feb. 15, 2017, word broke that Stuart McLean, host of The Vinyl Café, lost his battle against melanoma.
Album Review: Elmo Karjalainen – Age of Heroes
Album: Age of Heroes Release Date: February 2017 Genre: Instrumental Rock Guitar Finnish guitarist Elmo Karjalainen is a shredding force to be reckoned with.
Interview with Singer-Songwriter Mila Falls
While gracing stages and music festivals all across the world with iconic rockstars, Mila Fall's melody, lyrics, and inspiration were just waiting to be unleashed. She's had tour slots alongside the likes of Jason Derulo and Jess Glynne, and performed sets supporting Ringo Starr and Van Morrison. As a self-taught guitarist, music producer, and keys player, Mila Falls is amply prepared for the spotlight, and has proven as much with the recent release of her latest single.
The beautiful thing about doo wop music is how deceptively catchy it is. Just about anyone can hear the drums, guitar, saxophone, and crooning coming from their speakers, and it’ll put a smile on their face. The feeling is no different whenever I hear the Firebirds, who are the hottest doo wop revival group in the UK and one of my all-time favorite bands!
Carlos Santana Interview
Carlos Santana, known for combining rock and Latin American music, hasn't shied away from playing music, selling out concert halls and true to form, seldom misses an opportunity from discussing controversial topics. During an interview with Viva back in April of 1974, he discussed religion and spiritually with his quintessential candidness.
Most Successful Hip Hop Record Companies
Hip hop has held its place as a cultural epicenter throughout the last 30+ years, and the most successful hip hop record companies are responsible for defining and delivering the messages that resonate with so many of us. These record companies have helped shape popular culture into what we know today and will continue to do so as time goes on. Let’s take a look back and see who has influenced music as the most successful hip hop record companies.
Interview with Coyote Man Band
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a stellar instrumental album must be worth tenfold. Coyote Man is a three piece instrumental, progressive rock band comprised of Chicago boys Augie Portugal (guitar), Terry Lee Jones (bass), and Ian Wheeler (drums).
Best Music Videos of the 80s
Because creating music videos is standard practice today, it can be easy to forget that there was a time when artists didn’t produce videos to accompany their biggest hits. The first modern music videos were created in the 1980s, and the birth of MTV in 1984 gave music lovers the first venue for fans to see these videos regularly. Music-lovers might be divided on how they feel about the music of the 80s, but there is no doubt that it changed the music industry and the way we discover music forever. Check out this list of the best music videos of the 1980s for your introduction into some of the coolest and earliest music videos.
7 Music Videos You Should Watch If You Want to Work for Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos
The flight to Mars is going to last 300 days if you are a red collar worker. You might as well take some music suitable for space with you.