Category: Music

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#TBT With The Top 10 Singles Of June 1995

Do you find yourself complaining about contemporary music only to dream of the halcyon days of the mid-90s, when you could drink a refreshing Josta and eat PB Crisps while listening to the undoubtedly great music on the radio? Well your memory may not be so accurate, because as this…

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Massive Music Library Opens In Seoul

Hyundai Card, one of the biggest credit card issuers in Korea, recently opened a massive music library in the capital city of Seoul. The Music Library + Understage is located in a three-story building, complete with a performance space for underground musicians, in the Hannam-dong district. The museum’s collection features…

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Yo La Tengo Announce Cover Album And Tour

Hoboken’s very own Yo La Tengo, who famously appeared on a 2014 episode of NBC’s Parks and Recreation as Bobby Knight Ranger, recently celebrated their 30th anniversary with a short tour at the end of 2014. But the fun didn’t end there. Now the band has announced the August 28…

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This Lego Robot Can Play Guitar [Video]

LEGO sets have come a long way since we were kids and the possibilities with the latest LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot kits are incredible. For instance, check out this robot that strums along to “Little Talks” by Of Monsters And Men. It’s a actually a fairly simple system made to…

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Gene Ween Does Billy Joel And Totally Nails It

Aaron Freeman is best known as Gene Ween, one half of the experimental rock duo Ween. But while Ween created avant-garde tracks such as “Can’t Put My Finger On It,” Freeman’s personal tastes include mainstream acts such as the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel. Joel has been busy playing monthly…

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The Birth Of A Vinyl Record [Infographic]

In an otherwise bleak landscape of music album sales, vinyl is seeing sales increases year after year. The century-old technology is said to offer a warmer sound than its digital brethren and there’s no denying the tactile experience of a 12-inch album and liner notes over a tiny CD-booklet or…

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Iconic Concert: B.B. King Live By Request

Yesterday the world lost a blues legend with the passing of B.B. King at the age of 89. Even people who knew nothing of the blues were familiar with the guitarist, whose diverse audience was introduced to King via duets with a wide variety of artists including U2, D’Angelo, Eric…

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