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What Happened to Progressive Rock?

by Jesse Drake
It was the sound of a generation. It was a scene of vibrating rock concertos taking place in arenas packed with thousands of psychedelic drug induced college kids who would later grow up to be our boring suburban parents, partly explaining its disappearance. The counter culture generation, who wrote songs about escaping war mongering and […]

Five Acts You Should Be Paying Attention To

by David Gagnon
While we shouldn’t necessarily be out with the old, we should welcome the new with open arms. Some of these bands have already established themselves within their respective circles, while others have yet to put out an album. Nonetheless, these artists are the future and should be recognized as such.   Khemmis Formed in 2012, […]

So you hire a DJ and get arrested…What do you do?

by Felipe Villa
So this guy is coming from Europe to play at an African Music Festival in Tunisia, and it’s the usual DJ business you know: fly in, play some good tunes, connect with the audience, and fly out – well, the connection with the audience didn’t go very well. Berlin Based DJ Dax J was feeling himself […]

On the Dark Side of Festivals

by Ashley Eyes
The Monday morning after a major festival or electronic music event, I find myself holding my breath with a twinge of dread. Too often, there are reports of deaths or serious injuries linked to the use of illegal narcotics. It’s really unfortunate that this subculture, in the view of the masses, is synonymous with binging on drugs, alcohol, and […]

Are You Actually Listening to Your Favorite Artists?

by Alyssa O'Brenski
This week, Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos plans to announce the launch of his new company, one that offers extensive support and resources to musicians from legal to healthcare. Essentially, Angelakos is establishing a mental health program revolving around the struggles musicians face. During this weekend’s Grammys, Twenty One Pilots received their first Grammy for […]

Popular Record Labels in the Metal Business

by David Gagnon
It’s no secret that labels make the music world go ‘round, but it’s hard to tell which bands are signed on to which labels, or where to submit your band’s demo tape. Whatever the music, the labels below are currently some of the most popular labels in the business, signing on anything from heavy metal […]