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...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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...
going to concerts alone

Going to concerts alone will change your life forever

For some reason, I was always a part of the group that said going to concerts alone was weird. Like, "if you're not going to a concert...
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...
what bag to take to a standing concert

A guide to what bag to take to a standing concert

Before we dive into exactly what bag to take to a standing concert, think about how much fun you're going to have. The first band that goes...
live music industry

A guide to understanding the many roles in the live music industry

Do you know who is responsible for the killer concerts you love? Have you ever wondered how exactly artists get booked for specific venues at specific times?...

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