Articles in the category Social Music

This Beethoven-Mambo No 5 Mashup Wins The Internet

Anyone up for a mashup? This one’s going to be good. What happens when you combine Beethoven’s stately and rather august Symphony No. 5 with Pérez Prado’s Mambo No. 5? Sheer joyful genius, that’s what. Composer, conductor, and musician Akira Miyagawa is nothing short of this, and knows how to take everyone on a swingin’ time. Just […]

Did Tom DeLonge Really Leave Blink-182 To Investigate UFOs?

Tom DeLonge made history as the guitarist in Box Car Racer and then Blink-182, he’s worth around $80 Million. The supergroup broke up a few years ago and they each kind of went their different ways. DeLonge founded Angels & Airwaves, Travis Barker became a superstar drummer. But recently there’s been news that DeLonge is […]

Christian Rock Star Comes Out As Gay in Moving Letter

Trey Pearson is a founding member of the wildly successful Christian rock band Everyday Sunday. Recently, he teamed up with a writer from 614 Columbus to announce to the world that he is gay. Excerpts from the moving letter are going viral, and it’s easy to see why: “Most of us reach at least one pivotal moment […]

Meet Patric Johnston: The Latest in a Proud Tradition of Texan Singer-Songwriters

Patric Johnston on His Latest Album ‘Old Friends, New Friends’ From tragic folk heroes like Townes Van Zandt to grunge bands like The Butthole Surfers and legendary hip-hop artists like DJ Screw, Texas is the birthplace of so many music legends, it’s getting hard to keep track of them all. Hailing from Lubbock, the same town as […]