Browsing: Music

In an era of digital downloads and short attention spans there’s something to be said for an artist who can hold a fan’s attention for prolonged periods of time.  In addition, there’s the handicap of an entity like iTunes not selling 10+ minute songs individually, only as part of an album block.  There’s a big…

The old rock ‘n’ roll cliché is to live fast and die young. But these rockers flipped the script, died, and then went on to release album after album, even after some of their bandmates passed away. 10. Aaron Lazar Just when the Giraffes were about to break out from the underground in 2005, frontman…

While we may have different preferences, music is something we all love. It can break the language barrier and allow us to communicate something truly universal. But it also transcends language in that it can convey emotions that words can never truly be strong enough to express. The world of music is massive, and these…

Internet radio is growing increasingly popular, but with seemingly a million different stations out there it’s difficult to know where to even begin. TopTenz asked one of our writers, Fred Hunt, to attempt to untangle the mess of options and find 10 memorable choices. This is the result of his musical adventure. Nearly every major…

We are all pretty familiar with folk songs. Most people know the popular tunes pretty well and can probably sing the refrain from many different songs. However, most people don’t really know more than a verse or two, and if they did they might think twice before singing many of these. It turns out that just like modern…

As a group, the Beatles did more to change the landscape of music, art, popular culture, and politics than any other band before or since. Although they were known as the “Fab Four,” John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr did not reach the status of cultural icons solely on their own talent.…

Christmas music is like pornography—there’s good stuff out there, but you’ve got to search through a lot of crud and some weird German things to find it. Musical taste is subjective so we’re not here to tell you what you should like, but we can share 10 songs that pretty much any sane human will…

Tragically, middle age has come and roosted on my front porch.  Can’t drink milk, for lactose intolerance has crippled my digestive system and I can’t run because fatness has strained my once athletic legs.   Time on the weekends is used to mow the lawn and to fix the household appliances.  And when the precious time…

1 2 3 4 12