history of rap

Who started rap? A brief summary on the history of rap and hip-hop

Rap music is undeniably one of the most popular genres in America today. It's birthed new subgenres, such as mumble rap, rapmetal and rapcore; it's infiltrated almost...

Is it house? Or is it trance? A beginner’s guide to electronic music genres

It can be immensely difficult to tell electronic music genres apart. Every day, it seems like there's some new, nonsensical genre that everyone is talking about. "Yeah dude, you...
bands that changed their name

66 of your favorite bands that changed their name

If I told you that Mookie Blaylock, The Tea Set, and Pud are a few of my favorite bands of all time, I can assume you'll look...
rock genres

The encyclopedia of rock genres for beginners

Gather round because in today's lesson, I'll be diving into one of the best genres on the planet, rock. And for all the people out there who...
what to take to a show

What to take to a concert: The 11 must-haves for every music lover

You've got your spot on the list, or tickets, or whatever to the show you're going to, now the big question is... what to take to a...
concert ticket prices

Where does your money go when you buy a concert ticket?

In today's musical landscape, concert ticket prices are getting exponentially higher and higher for in-demand shows. After seeing this we thought to ourselves, "Where does the money...

4 reasons why small music venues are more enjoyable

Why do we go to concerts? The easy answer: music. The more in depth answer: to have fun alongside an amazing crowd, while listening to a band we love...
toronto record labels

5 Toronto record labels you should know

Ah, The Six. Home of Drake, Crystal Castles, K-os, Broken Social Scene, and more. It's not just the homeland of huge, platinum-level artists though. Toronto is a...
wake up to music

5 reasons you should wake up to music every day

If you wake up to an alarm clock that buzzes, beeps, or worst, rings, we have nothing in common. I couldn't imagine starting the day to a...

5 Atlanta record labels worth knowing about

It's no secret that most of the music we hear comes from the three major labels (Sony, Universal, and Warner Music), but did you know Atlanta is home...

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