The biggest night in music just happened last Sunday, February 10th, at its regular home at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. After a few controversies, this year’s Grammys is a solid step forward compared to last year’s, both in the awards they presented and the performances they held.
At first, it may seem a bit difficult to find a link between the “harshness” of rock and metal music and the stereotypical “soothing” sounds of classical music - yet the similarity could not have been any more prominent, with the presence of classical sampling in many rock songs, the emergence of neo-classical metal bands, and guitar solos and riffs that somewhat imitate symphonies.
Contributor Dinda Aza'ara Putri has compiled a selection of 2010 pop songs that were a part of her childhood.
People who were born in the 90s must've experienced the time when Disney pop stars ruled the world. Yes, as a kid who was born in the 90s and spent my teenager life in the 00s, I have experienced that era, an era where I could see and hear their names, their movies, and their series everywhere.
You’ve seen it on the news. You’ve seen your favorite Indonesian musicians advocating against it, and you’ve seen your friends post about it. But what exactly is RUU Permusikan? This post will give you the basics of this bill that’s about to be passed by the Indonesian government, and what it means to the Indonesian music industry at large.
Marie Ulven or also known as Girl in Red has just released her EP called “chapter 1” on September 14th 2018. This Norwegian singer brings teenage problem-related lyrics on this EP, wrapped up in a form of catchy tunes.
I got one of the best advice I’ve ever got just recently, from a conversation with a friend: You have the right to not give permission to other people to make you feel bad. I thought of this advice while I was listening to Lizzo’s “Juice,” one of 2019’s best releases so far. Through a hypnotically danceable song about self-confidence and self-acceptance, “Juice” is the soundtrack to my newfound autonomy.
One OK Rock is back with another single to finish this month with 'Wasted Night'! Once again, One OK Rock is bringing us another motivational and strong-impacted song for us. This song is another beautiful masterpiece performed by Taka, Ryota, Tomoya and Toru.
Heavy Trip (2018) is a profound take on metal music in a movie, wrapped up in a dark comedy. Directors Juuso Latio and Jukka Vidgren have successfully managed to bring out the best of the aggressively subliminal vibes of the Finnish metal scene in a form of fiction.
Southern Lord is a record label founded in the US in 1998 by Greg Anderson of Goatsnake fame. It is notable of releasing groundbreaking albums under a wide spectre of genres ranging from black metal, doom, extreme metal, to hardcore punk. Initially, the label intended to specialize in the experimental metal scene, precisely revolving around doom metal, stoner rock, and drone metal subgenres, but the label then expanded in variety and included artists from the black metal, hardcore punk, and crust punk subgenres as their rosters. Some of the most notable artists on the label include Sunn O))), Sleep, Pelican, Earth, and Goatsnake. This playlist is contributor Ralka Skjerseth’s personal selection of some of the finest tunes from the label.