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...
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...

Mumble rap: A brief history

For as long as humanity has existed, we’ve resisted change. Whether it’s societal, political, or technological, it happens in all walks of life. There will always be...
attending music festivals

The psychology behind attending music festivals

It's time to finally understand why your friend from college can't seem to resist jet-setting off to every festival ever. While you might have an inkling, or...
sitting at a concert

Standing vs. sitting at a concert: What to do?

Here's a dilemma most concert-goers have experienced at some point in their life. You get to the venue for a show you're really excited to see and...

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...

6 Seattle record labels worth knowing about

Seattle has one of the most iconic music scenes in the U.S. As any music fan knows well, the city was the epicenter of the ‘90s grunge...

A few independent San Francisco record labels worth checking out

In a time when the music industry is constantly evolving, it's important to support your local music scene. Visit local venues, jam out to artists from the...

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...
portland record labels

7 Portland record labels you should know about

Whether you know Portland as Seattle's PNW cousin, or the setting of your favorite Portlandia sketch, or the hometown of Aminé (personal favorite here at Four Over...

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