This article originally appeared on VICE Romania. For young Romanians living under communism, the biggest night of the week was “Youth Thursday”. Organized by youth clubs in schools, universities and factories, the dance parties launched some of the biggest Romanian rock and jazz bands of the time. Unsurprisingly, the RomanianRead More →

Numerous studies have proven that there are countless advantages and benefits of listening to music. Even those who appreciate quiet times have times when we just need to crank up the volume on our favorite playlist. The type of music you listen to plays an important role. Different music canRead More →

Today (September 5) is “National Cheese Pizza Day”. While you can (and should) celebrate by eating cheese pizza, you should also check out this list of cheesy classic rock music videos. Travel – “Separate lanes” The air instruments, all those extreme random close-ups AND that woman walking around? “Separate Ways”Read More →

Billboard – the media responsible for compiling the American charts – has just published a series of end of decade charts. The Hot 100 isn’t too surprising considering we’re all fairly aware of the decade’s most ubiquitous tunes, but BillboardThe 50 Best Rock Songs of the Decade paints a direRead More →

There was a time when the success of a single depended on its music video. With an innovative and imaginative music trailer, one song would almost guarantee a big spin on music television, and the rest, as they say, was history. What would become of Queen’s I want to beRead More →

A good soundtrack can turn a decent video game into a classic. While most soundtracks are given to game sound designers, well-known artists have left their mark on game soundtracks over the years. Here are 11 of the best. Read more: My Chemical Romance Could Be Reunited, Jonas Brothers SaysRead More →

It’s kind of amazing that classic rock artists escaped the 70s, 80s and 90s without being electrocuted. After all, one of the most common tropes in music videos of the era – besides the sheer scarves, quick editing and, shall we say, separate hairstyles – was the rain. Rain buckets,Read More →

During 2016 we also lost Eagles frontman Glenn Frey, Jefferson Airplane guitarist Paul Kantner, fifth Beatle George Martin, Genius of Earth, Wind and Fire Maurice White, prog rock maniac / E in ELP Keith Emerson, Elvis Scotty Moore guitarist, Alan Vega nightmare machine, King Crimson lead singer / L inRead More →