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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

3 times it’s okay to wear a band’s shirt to their concert

This one is going to be controversial. I have prepared for the backlash. That being said, band shirts are made for two reasons, a) to advertise for...
history of electronic music

The early history of electronic music

Fans of electronic music will let you know there are many electronic music genres, each more distinct and yet somehow fluidly intertwined than the last. Preferences spread...

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