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Today, in the music scene, we see songs in the pop or rap genre that just don’t happen to make any sense at all. That is why I treasure the songs that tell a good story, something meaningful. When I …

It all began before I was born. Dad would play the Beatles around Mum when she was pregnant. Dad would say, “You have to start early in life to appreciate good music, otherwise – God help you – you may …

Powerhouse Korean pop girl group Red Velvet gifted us their second full album, “Perfect Velvet,” last November. After a stellar start to 2017 with their mature “Rookie” EP in February and their tropical “The Red Summer” EP in June, “Perfect …

Recently I went to a concert and heard the most beautiful sound known to man. No, it was not the sound of money falling into my hands. It was the sound of individual instruments blending their unique sound in the …

Indie Rock artists The New Limb are a force to be reckoned with. Described as “melodic indie rock”, The New Limb brings a refreshing sound to the Easy Listening music scene. TNL even has an album, “Sounds People Can Hear”, …

OK, so these are a compilation of five songs coming from separate albums and also talk about how drummer Mike Portnoy got ride of his Alcoholism disease, and I think it is encouraging for other people with this problem. Consisting …

Growing up in an environment frequently accompanied by the vibrations of rock-and-roll, I have developed a rather finicky taste in music. Up until I was about 14 years old (and quite pretentious), I was positive that there was no “good” …

First and foremost, All Time Low is the greatest band to ever walk the Earth. If you haven’t listened to one of their songs, their ballad Therapy from their 2009 album Nothing Personal is a great one to start off …

Ellie Goulding has rapidly risen to the top in the music industry. With a stunning voice and unique point of view, she is bound to stay a star for a very long time. “ Lights”, one her various hit singles, …

” The Road” by Scottish singer George Donaldson is the third and last album from him. He started working on it early last year (2014) as a “surprise” for his fans but sadly he passed away suddenly before he completed …

I’ve found that a band has to be really unique for me to be drawn in without knowing the reason why I enjoy their music. Flogging Molly is one of those bands. This group consists of a fiddle and tin …

Once the lead singer for The Strokes, Julian Casablancas featured “Phrazes for the Young” as his first solo album in 2009. Trying to give himself and his album a separate identity from The Strokes, Julian’s album is barely similar to …

Superficial Love For centuries, artists and song writers have incorporated love into their artwork. In Lil’ Wayne 2010 hit, Bedrock, takes the basic premise of love between two people, and degrades it to a fallacious union that is only held …

‘Skyscraper’ by Demi Lovato is a beautiful song that will captivate anyone that listens to it. It has been the singers most anticipated song release to date. The song itself is about the struggles that people face and knowing that …

“Repeat Offender” is the second album by rock superstar Richard Marx. Already having delivered four top ten hits, and having reached number two on the charts, the album could be one of the top sellers of 1990. One can see …

One of the most unrecognized bands of the ’90s, Live has stillmanaged to sell millions of records. It is surprising that mostpeople have never heard of them, despite the fact their second album,”Throwing Copper,” went multi-platinum, and their follow-upalbum, “Secret …

Manyconsider Bob Dylan the greatest songwriter of all time, but being a goodsongwriter does not always mean being a good stage performer. For reasonsunknown, this concert started a half hour late, at which point Dylan opened witha series of harmonies …

Death Cab for Cutie, arguably indie rock’s greatest success story, has added a new album to an already outstanding and impressive discography late this past May with Codes and Keys. The band’s seventh album has gotten both positive and negative …

In 1966, pop artist Andy Warhol debuted his groundbreaking multimedia show, the Exploding Plastic Inevitable.These shows contained screenings of his films, dancing by Warhol Superstars, and riveting music performances by The Velvet Underground and Nico backed by psychedelic lights.Thus, The …

Handwritten by 16 year old Canadian crooner Shawn Mendes is nothing less than exceptional. The 15-track debut LP only features his vocals and writing, which gave fans a chance to connect better with him. Handwritten depicts the rollercoaster of being …

Up-and-coming Welsh artist Marina Diamandis of Marina and the Diamonds released her third album, “FROOT,” just about a year ago. With “The Family Jewels” (2010), Diamandis started off as an independent artist. She described the album’s style as indiepop, glam-disco, …

Madonna is probably best known for her enormously successful dance acts and smooth R&B beats, but her most recent CD, “Something to Remember,” provides the listener with an entirely different auditory experience. This is a collection of Madonna’s greatest ballads, …

On his highly anticipated sophomore album, Method Man, the rugged andcharismatic member of the Wu-Tang Clan, more than exceedsexpectations. I like to think of this album as an ice creamsundae. Many times rap albums can seem extremely monotonous. One of …

Just days before leaving on his LDS mission, David Archuleta released his new OPM album in the Philippines titled Forevermore. This love ballad cover album is something David Archuleta fans have been waiting for since the second he stepped off …

It doesn’t take a music connoisseur to realize that this album has little redeeming value. Bonham is Jason Bonham, son of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, and a cast of relative unknowns. Son Jason has very big shoes to …

When I first heard that Madonna was releasing a collection of her best ballads, I was overjoyed. I remembered falling in puppy love for the first time with “Crazy for You,” and falling out of love during the release of …

Led by Zack De La Rocha, Rage Against the Machine has been pumpingout powerful songs for over a decade. Their lyrics pierce through aheavy blend of body-rocking bass, warm drums and distorted guitar tocarry the band’s politically charged message. They …

Myfriends and I walked to the entrance to be searched for weapons and soda. When atlast we made it in, we were greeted by a blast of white noise and knew for surewe had arrived at Ozzfest. After purchasing a …

So, you’re at the Renaissance Faire. You’ve looked at all the cute outfits, checked out the old-time CDs, and then you notice music coming from the next tent. What would you do if you saw a group dressed in renaissance …

To date, Josh Turner’s biggest exposure was his first single, “Long Black Train,” written and played in the Grand Ole Opry in 2001, when he was just out of college. Since most can relate to those hard times when the …

Greyson Chance’s “Waiting Outside the Lines” Greyson Chance, who is well known for his version of Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi,” has released an album that you’ll sure to fall in love with! Chance has much more talent than the average thirteen-year-old, …

When “My Everything” by Ariana Grande was released online, I grabbed all the songs like an eager little girl in a candy store. An evolution from her previous album, “Yours Truly,” it is a delightful mix of dancey club tracks, …