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To some musicians, the aesthetic portion of their art is just as important, if not more than the music itself, in conveying their message.  Music videos are the ultimate form of expression. Bands have truly taken music video concepts to the next level—hiding Easter eggs, raising awareness to causes or even telling their own personal […]

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sag awards 2021 winners

Like many awards shows over the past year, the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are opting for a virtual event to announce the 2021 winners amid the coronavirus pandemic. With a shortened one-hour ceremony, the SAG Awards air April 4 at 9 p.m. ET on TNT and TBS. While the event is typically held […]

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best song moments in movies

From the ending of Fight Club to the final moment of The Breakfast Club, music has been adding extra emotion to movie scenes for decades.  Music can evoke emotion, conclude a scene without words or deliver the extra oomph that a moment was lacking otherwise. Below we have compiled some of our favorite scenes from […]

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alternative covers pop punk post hardcore metal renditions artists

Is there anything better than hearing one of your favorite bands cover an old-school hit? Or put an alternative spin on that “guilty pleasure” song you’ve secretly been jamming to for weeks? New renditions often improve on originals by expanding and elevating their sound. And while debating which version is best is often a subjective […]

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best electronic rock artists

The incorporation of electronic sounds into alternative music is hardly a new phenomenon. In the mid-2000s, bands such as Cobra Starship and 3OH!3 made names for themselves in the scene with their synth-heavy infusions. And while the resulting “neon” era seemed to be short-lived, these artists were largely ahead of their time. With the mainstream […]

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Giving Tuesday musician organizations and causes

Now that we have all (safely) celebrated Thanksgiving with friends or family and shopped all the best Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday deals, Giving Tuesday is upon us. Giving Tuesday first started in 2012 and soon became a global movement. It encourages people to do good and give back to the people […]

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2009 albums quiz

It’s pretty disgusting to realize that 2009 was over a decade ago. It feels like just yesterday that the 2000s were ending. This was the time when we were all getting really into Facebook, Kanye West was interrupting Taylor Swift at the Grammys and the music on our iPods couldn’t have been better.  Because we can’t […]

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hip hop rock samples

Lil Peep stood out with relatable lyrics, often blending hip-hop flow with samples of his favorite emo and pop-punk artists. November marks the release of his 2018 posthumous album, Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2, featuring single “Falling Down.” In celebration of Peep and his brilliant creative force, we want to pay homage by […]

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There was a time when the “supergroup” was super obvious. When the world saw legendary axman Ted Nugent making his guitar squeal with the guy from Night Ranger to his right and a guy from Styx to his left, we all knew there was something special afoot. (Classic-rock lovers will recognize this ’80s band to […]

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