What Does Indie Music Actually Stand For?
Independent music, or best known as Indie music, is music that -even though it might sound redundant- is produced independently, not by a major commercial music label. From the creation and recording, to the production of the music, this type of music has a “Do It Yourself” approach. Independent music has become more popular over…

Indie Rock and Alternative: Music or Social Genres?
If someone asked you about Indie Rock bands you would probably say examples like The Strokes, Tame Impala, My Bloody Valentine, Arctic Monkeys, and Arcade Fire; Artistically they’re quite different, but whenever you get to hear a song from them you probably say “it sounds like indie rock”. However, you would be surprised that each…

Differences And Similarities Between Trap And Indie Music
What’s going on? Could it be that two worlds that, in principle, are as far away from each other as the Indie Rock scene and Trap have more in common than one might assume? Well, that remains to be seen. We don’t know if both scenes will continue to collide, but we have outlined some…

Helado Negro – “This Is How You Smile” Album Review
Ever since 2017’s “Despacito” phenomenon, latin music has started to infiltrate and permeate the mainstream consciousness, from American culture’s open embrace of latin trap, to a vindication of values long ignored by the world at large. Enter Helado Negro, the stage name for Roberto Carlos Lange, an Ecuadorian-American electronic musician that fashioned his latest full…

The return of Vampire Weekend
What happens in six years? Couples and marriages are formed, kids are born, life happens, graduations happen. This is how long Vampire Weekend has been away from the public eye ever since they released their last album, 2013’s magnum opus “Modern Vampires of the City” and, during that time, they really did not have a…

The Progression of Rock Music Over the Years
Rock music really began during the 1950s from a combination of rhythm and blues and gospel music. Rock music during this time included such notable and famous singers as Elvis Presley, Nat King Cole, Doris Day, and Fats Domino. In the later years of the 1950s, the music began to move into the pop charts…

Best Headphones for Listening to Your Favorite Tunes
There are several different types of headphones available today, which makes it very difficult to decide which headphones to choose. The choice may come down to whether you want in-ear, on-ear or over the ear type headphones and how much comfort you want to have. Some headphones are certainly more comfortable than others. Over Ear…

How to Start Your Own Small Band
If you are passionate about starting your own band, then there are some steps you should take to increase your chances of being successful. There are a lot of great bands that have tried to get started but there are also many that did not make it, so there are a few steps that you…

Top Jobs in The Music Industry
There are several jobs in the music industry. Many more than you might think there are. A lot goes on behind the scenes that we don’t even know about and someone must have this job. Some of the top jobs can bring a sizeable paycheck, and in some cases, fame. While a few of these…

New Indie Bands to Look Out For
The year is 2018, and the music industry more than ever is anticipating a glut of indie bands to take a stab at the industry in a bid to win over the fan base. Currently, the Underground rock ‘n’ roll scene is bubbly with new indie bands popping up every other time while the more…