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The Ten Best Artists Named Ian

Since there was some type of party going on at his house, a friend from down the street surprised me when he stopped by for a half hour. It turns out he was escaping for a few minutes from his home, where his wife was hosting a baby shower for her niece. After offering my congratulations on the addition to his extended family, I asked if he had yet been told the gender.

New Film About The Smiths Could Inspire One About A Similar British Rock Band

The latest band to be the subject of an international film is the Smiths, who attracted a huge following after releasing four alternative rock albums in the eighties. Music fans hope that it will inspire additional films about similar bands, one of which has frequently drawn comparisons to the Smiths.

Best Ten Songs Of The Musical Trio Called Fastball

Just as the fastball consistently reached 100 miles per hour in Major League Baseball games of the past half decade, the rock band by the same name of that pitch went virtually unnoticed. The trio had several huge hits in the late nineties, but they had not released a new album since Little White Lies back in 2009. The band has finally put together a new disk, Step Into Light, which will be released this summer.

Top Five Live Music Venues in London

Having trouble finding what to do on a night out with your friends, family or a date? Live music is the answer. London has some of the best live music venues in the world with a vibrant atmosphere, incredible talent and amazing food.

Popular Songs That Start With Dialogue

Great classic novels, sort of like a successful ladies’ man, must have a memorable opening line. The same could be said of popular songs, which rely on a catchy phrase to make you keep listening. Among the most well-known of the books would be A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, which begins, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

Do Studio Monitors Require an Audio Interface?

Discussion about whether you need an audio interface when using studio monitors. Describes circumstances where it is preferred to use the audio interface.

Five Songs That Could Be Used In A Milk Company Ad

A commercial which advertises a Chinese brand of milk has aroused some controversy, primarily because of the music. According to leader and writer of the band Tame Impala, guitarist Kevin Parker, has published on social media his feelings about the use of one of his songs in the ad.

Ten Classic Albums With Unappealing Titles

One of the most enduring alternative rock bands is set to release a new album this year, and a single has already been streaming. The song is called “Feels Like Summer,” but the guys in Weezer have yet to reveal the title of the forthcoming album. Chances are the new record will be released without a title, just like most of the group’s LPs.

Guitar Accessories

What are the essentials when you are starting out on the guitar? Do you really need to buy everything in sight or are just a few things must haves?

Thinking Of Taking Up Guitar?

There is no set age where you should start to learn the guitar. Young or old, the guitar can give you years of pleasure, if you are willing to put in the work.

Best Sixteen Songs From Procol Harum

This time the news truly was about the band, unlike the misinformation my mom related to me about six months ago. She had called to tell me that some Islamic extremists had adopted the name of one of the bands I used to listen to, Procol Harum. Finding that information hard to believe, I immediately scanned the Internet, relieved to find that Mom had misheard the news story.

Grammys 2017: Reluctant Winners, Unsigned Heroes And Powerful Protests

Let’s talk Grammys. One of the biggest nights in music, it always has promised controversies, shock, and an overall good time. This year was no different, seeing Adele take home all five of the Grammys she was nominated for, including Best Record for Hello and Best Album for 25.

Contemporary Musicians

Are there any good contemporary musicians left in the world? Is all music just about shaking butts, taking shots and one night stands? Well, the answer is a resounding…

Song Titles That Use Animal Cliches

A popular game show last week featured a category I had not seen before, but I found myself thinking of many of the possible responses. Each question involved animal cliches, such as “strong as an ox” or “busy as a beaver.” After the show I came up with a list of songs with titles based on animal cliches, and here are eleven of the best.

Five Horses Made Famous Through Song Titles

As a Language Arts teacher for thirty years as well as a music enthusiast since birth, I have a two fold reason for cheering on one particular horse in this year’s Kentucky Derby. His name is not only the same as a classic work of literature, but it is also the title of a song by a veteran indie rock band. When that historic race commences on Saturday May 6, I will be pulling for Iliad.

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