At the beginning of June Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang, two Black executives in the music industry, asked the music industry to pause for a day on June 2nd. The ‘Black Out Tuesday’ initiative came after George Floyd was murdered by law enforcement. Members of the Black community and their allies began a movement that […]
What would you be willing to risk for some live music? Scientists in Germany will be holding an indoor concert next month as a giant COVID-19 experiment. On August 22nd, 4,000 concert goers will head to a concert hall in Leipzig to watch pop artist Tim Bendzko. The volunteers, aged between 18 and 50, will […]
Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about Richard Marx.
Britney Spears. Sure, Britney Spears is still huge. But does the average 3-6 year old know who Britney Spears is nowadays? My guess is definitely not. 15-20 years ago? EVERY GIRL, every dude, grandma’s, grandpa’s, priests because i’m sure they heard some confessions related to Britney, knew who Britney Spears was. Britney was HUGE. The […]
Nobody should have to feel like 5th grader Delanie Marcotte does. Listen. I’ll be the first admit; life isn’t easy… and middle school / high school and even college can be the hardest times of our lives. Socially – are you kidding me? Like come on. We all FREAKED out those first couple weeks of […]
One of the better bands that this, “Scene,” has well, for lack of better words, seen, has been Underoath. Underoath brought a legitimacy to the once cringe-worthy term of, “Screamo,” by adding their own unique elements to it and delivering some of the loudest and heaviest rocking live performances I’d ever seen. Between Aaron and […]