Articles in the category Social Music

Obama Jokes About His Recently Revealed Portrait

So as we are sure many of you heard, the recent portraits of the Obamas have been publicly revealed and capture the commanding presence and charisma of the man and his wife quite perfectly. Of course, with Barack Obama being the charming man he is, he couldn’t help but take this opportunity to poke a […]

Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries Passes at 46, We Grieve

2017 was rife with deaths, and today we’re hit with the first one that’s close to our hearts: the passing away of the Cranberries’ singer Dolores O’Riordan. Perhaps not many of this generation will recognize that name, but if you are a 90s kid, then your heart must be breaking, too.

The Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin Inspires Artists Around The World

Respect. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman. Rock Steady. These are just three of Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin’s stunning 112 singles that charted on Billboard over her 61 year career. As a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the UK Music Hall of Fame, and the GMA Gospel Music […]

When Sheet Music Goes Viral

To a good number of us who aren’t as well versed in reading or playing to sheet music, they’re mostly very pretty dots on lines that are supposed to men, er, something. However, under the skilled eye of a trained musician, they have the power to turn those dots and lines into music to enthrall […]

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 […]