Music

A look back a the year in music 2016

When it comes to 2016’s year in music, there’s a single word that could describe the year: Surprise....

There is excellent music coming out in December

December 2016 has some serious heavy hitters that are dropping full-length albums to close out the year....

Remembering Leonard Cohen: Five essential songs

It seems as though the calendar year of 2016 is trying to give all of existence a run for its money when it comes to the title of “Worst Year Ever.” Leonard Cohen passed away...

November music: Skip the holiday stuff, check out these 5

With December right around the corner, that means we’re about to see a TON of Christmas albums and EPs hitting the racks sooner rather than later....

Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize: 5 songs you need to know

Bob Dylan is known by many names and many titles – The Voice of a Generation, Bobby, Zimbo, The Voice of Protest, The Bard, Jack Frost, Boo Wilbury – and following the...

30 Days, 30 Songs hopes to defeat Trump with music

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned from this election cycle that feels like it was plucked right from a Monty Python sketch, it's that there’s no time for letting up in...

8 Soul songs to get you through the fall

When most people think of Fall, pumpkin spice lattes and crackling, auburn leaves aren’t the only images & sounds that come to mind. Some of the best ways to enhance is...

October Music: New albums from Kings of Leon, Rick Astley and Conor Oberst

The final third of each calendar year always features some solid album releases, as people begin to get into the buying spirit with holiday season just around the corner....

September music primer: Get ready to spend some cash

Do you recall the past few monthly music primers and how I repeatedly kept harping on the fact that the new release pickings were slim when it came to solid album releases during...

Frank Ocean is back and the world is suddenly a better place

After keeping his fans waiting for four long years since 2012’s Channel Orange, Frank Ocean resurfaced this weekend with a lot of new material. From the visual...

Nicki Minaj Nude Leak – Why A Lot of Men are Happy

There are a lot of men who have always been wishing and hoping to see Nicki Minaj nude so when the Nicki Minaj nude leak happened, a lot of men were ecstatic. She is one of the...

August music primer: New stuff from De La Soul, Dinosaur Jr.

Well. August is upon us, so that means there’s going to be an influx of album releases, as bands come off the festival circuit to return to the rousing grind of the road, and...

July music primer: 9 of the best releases this summer

Historically, July is not a release heavy month – festival circuits are running like a well oiled machine at this point and bands that aren’t hitting the fests are typically...

What the Ticketmaster settlement means for you

Per Ticketmaster’s website, there are a number of vouchers for concerts as a means of atonement for “deceptive” service fees, but the catch is that they’re on a “first...

Axl Rose tells Google to get rid of Fat Axl Memes

Update: We, too, have become the victims of a takedown notice for the fat axl rose memes, so we’ve proactively removed the images to avoid litigation. But if words alone don’t...