To this day, singles continue to be a staple of the music scene, both as tasters of new albums from established artists and as hooks for cultivating a fanbase for up-and-coming artists. Within the universe of the music maniac, however, there is a relatively small but absolutely fascinating subsection (orRead More →

Charmie Joy Pagulong – The Filipina Star November 14, 2021 | 00:00 Måneskin thinks rock music is coming back. “I think slowly, maybe it’s coming back. The fact that this kind of music is working really well again proves to people and bands that maybe they want to do it,Read More →

The history of music is littered with those moments that changed the cause of its evolution. As music scholars endlessly debate the origins of this genre or movement, it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what sparked certain trends. That said, there are those moments that are universally accepted as being groundbreakingRead More →

What’s the first thing you imagine when you think of Canada? Well, speaking very stereotypically, it could be frozen wide-mouthed tundra, rugged loggers, poutine, or unfailing politeness. Further down this list would likely be a thriving music scene. But Canada’s rock and roll credentials have long been established. They mayRead More →

An impressive number of rock groups from the Greater Houston area will perform at the 4th Annual “GTS presents the Rocktober Fest»On October 10, 2021 at White Oak Music Room, just north of downtown Houston. The one-day festival will feature several different genres including psychedelic rock, garage rock, indie andRead More →

The Nova Twins discussed the resurgence of rock and punk music at festivals this summer, saying rock is “getting back to its time.” The duo were talking to NME for a new Big Read cover after their sets at Reading & Leeds festivals last month, and explained how rock andRead More →

Story The history of Austin’s famous indie rock scene dates back to the heyday of psychedelic rock in the 60s and 70s. The original Vulcan gas company, the precursor of the infamous Armadillo World Headquarters, incubated Austin’s indie music scene in which some of the country’s greatest rock figures haveRead More →

Black Music Month kicks off this month and features reissues of classics from some of the world’s greatest artists including Charles Mingus, Curtis Mayfield, Milt Jackson & Ray Charles, Zapp & Roger, The Drifters, The Time and Miles’ unreleased music. Davis and Roberta Flack. Influential black artists paved the musicalRead More →

The rock pub was definitely music to have a few pints of beer Pub rock was both a musical idea and a political movement in British rock from the early 1970s to the early 1980s when the heroes of the 1960s outgrown the audience they had played for, from fromRead More →

The rock pub was definitely music to drink a few pints of beer at Pub rock was both a musical idea and a political movement in British rock from the early 1970s to the early 1980s, when 1960s heroes had outgrown the audiences they had once played for, beginning asRead More →

Image Credit: Tim Toomey Keep an eye out for these new artists who will be refreshing the indie rock scene in 2021. Right now, it feels like guitar bands are emerging onto the mainstream music scene from a long hibernation since the indie glory days of the mid-2000s. Here areRead More →

Most of us grew up idolizing one rock band or the other. We hung their pictures in our bedrooms, stood in line to buy their albums and concert tickets, and tried to learn the guitar or another musical instrument to cover their songs in our makeshift basement studios. They inspiredRead More →

The rock pub was definitely music to drink a few pints of beer at Pub rock was both a musical idea and a political movement in British rock from the early 1970s to the early 1980s, when 1960s heroes had outgrown the audiences they had once played for, beginning asRead More →