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See The Bigger Picture Behind Famous Album Covers

Although the increase in streaming and move towards digital instead of physical music sales has taken the focus away from album covers somewhat, it remains impossible to talk about some albums without their classic covers immediately coming... Read more »

13 New Artists to Check Out at CMJ 2014

CMJ Music Marathon 2014 goes down in New York this week, October 21-25, and lots of great artists—both the well-known and the stars of the future—will be in the city. You can check out all the... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

The Most Important Person in My Corner

I’ve been making music for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories involve banging on pots and pans. When I was little, I used to make up songs up off the top... Read more »

Steel Drums: Best Where You’d Least Expect Them

In modern music, so many sounds are grossly overused. The market is saturated with skittering hi-hats, 808s, synths, hand claps, strings, pianos, and other garbage. Every now and then, though, you hear a sound designed by... Read more »

“I shouldn’t rap”: A Catch Up With Heems, Who’s Releasing His Album Early Next Year

imanshu Suri, also known as Heems, kept a low profile in 2013. The former Das Racist member and current label head of Greedhead Records took off to international territory, to free his mind, to perform his... Read more »

A Music Lover’s First Attempt at Online Dating

Online dating is all the rage these days, but it still kind of freaks me out. There’s something weird about knowing that one day when I have kids, I will tell them about what it was... Read more »

A Guide to Bragging About Music Without Sounding Like an A**hole

Look, I’m not saying I want the Grammys to introduce a new category called “Dopest SoundCloud Game,” and I don’t really believe that I had a hand in Chance the Rapper’s success because I told like... Read more »

The Best Places to See Live Music in New York City

New York is one of the greatest places in the world to see live music. From underground stages to world renowned venues, NY's got something for everyone. But with so much to choose from, it can... Read more »

The Best New Mixes Streaming Right Now

A mix doesn't have to be mixed perfectly for it to be perfect. I'm not sure about you, but given the choice between a mix which says something about the person mixing it—complete with mistakes and... Read more »

The Most Hilarious #MusicThatDontMatch Vines

Do you guys remember Vine? For a while it was like, “FOH Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram” because Vine was the only social media platform that mattered. But things change, fads fade, and a lot of us... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

12 Feature Artists Who Make Any Song Better

Featuring another artist on your song shows trust, camaraderie, chemistry, and more than anything it shows that you admire their work enough to incorporate it into yours. Too often these opportunities turn lackluster when the featured... Read more »

8 Things Diddy Just Discovered

Diddy, Diddy, Diddy..... am I right? He is a legend, no doubt, but as he shares more of himself on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, we realize that there are lot of things Diddy is still discovering. From... Read more »

Peaking Lights: Keeping it Positive with Cosmic Logic

"There's a million trash names for a record, or your band even, until you come up with something that really clicks," says Peaking Lights’ Aaron Coyes. "Like all the records we've had, the title has always... Read more »