Do you remember the incredibly catchy "Dynamite", BTS' first English song? It had immediately skyrocketed to Number one. Soon after, "Butter" and "Permission to Dance" followed "Dynamite" to No.1. BTS has had to cancel its world stadium tour due to the pandemic. Despite that, everything seems great for the group. It was the first time ever that an all-Korean group hit the top 10 of Billboard's Top 40 Airplay.
Members of BTS now reveal that not everyone jumped at the idea of their new singing language.
Except for Shin Young-Jae, the president of BTS' label Big Hit Music, everyone else on the team was not happy about their English singing sojourn. The band members have expressed that singing in English is a distinct experience, and they had to unlearn all they knew earlier to nail their En...
Many celebrated music schools in Afghanistan have been forced shut due to the Taliban ban over music. Students and staff learning to play the piano or sitar have had to drop their practice and passion over fear for life. Furthermore, many students have returned their instruments to their schools over the recent developments and possible consequences.
When music was brought back from the grave post the previous Taliban regime
Under Dr. Sarmast’s leadership, Founder and Director of National Institute of Music, in Kabul, the charm of melody was brought back to the classrooms after the Taliban regime between 1996 and 2001. There were no disparities between boys and girls, and both Western classical and Afghan music were practiced. Also, many graduates were the first ones to receive education...
Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic is undoubtedly the most consistent hitmaker in the 21st century, with not only the hits from his band but also writing credits for Paul McCartney, Beyonce, Talor Swift, Adele, and more.
This analyst of the pop trends is concerned about the streaming habits of the audience and its repercussions on the new and emerging artists. He opined that too much music is being uploaded on an everyday basis, and over 62,000 songs are uploaded on Spotify each day.
Bands are competing with the vast catalogs.
Fans are discovering over 70 years of music, which is also technically brand new to those who didn't have access to the expensive CDs before and never got around to listening to the best music. Ryan's observations are not bent. There are statistics that prove him ri...
Along with the album, Kanye West has found another way to blow his fans’ minds. He has revealed a new music gadget called the Donda Stem Player. According to the device’s website, it will let you customize any song, and it is available for preorder at $200 and will be shipped with “Donda”, the new Kanye West release.
Donda finally sees the light of the day.
After multiple delays and listening events, Kanye West finally released his new studio album. The album also features Travis Scott, The Lox, The Weeknd, Jay-Z, and others. There are 27 tracks on the Spotify playlist, though the song “Jail pt.2” featuring Dababy is unavailable.
Donda was to be released on July 22
After the first listening event, Donda was scheduled for a release on July 22. West, before holding the final listenin...
A music training platform called Yousician, which offers lessons in guitar, piano, voice, and more, is flagging off its first-ever partnership with artists series. This platform is entirely virtual, and the company hopes that new users join these courses taught “Master Class” style by celebrity artists.
Their deal with Metallica is ready to come into effect next year, and the virtual lessons are composed to be interactive powered by real-time feedback technology.
Yousician’s first Spotlight course
Pop musician and two-time Grammy Award winner Jason Mraz is set to hold its first class and teach lessons in ukulele and guitar. Jason Mraz hopes to encourage everyone of all ages to learn without any dithering. According to him, Yousician makes learning and playing music easy and holds ...
More “Money, Money, Money” is on the line for ABBA. Fans have been anxiously waiting for their come back for decades now. This iconic Swedish pop band has earned over $2 billion in a career from arena stages, the Broadway stage, movie screens, and 400 million records sold. On early Thursday, the band’s new official Twitter account dropped the news about its reunion called “Voyage” cryptically, accompanied by a teaser.
The mentioned website for their mystery project is hyping its fans by giving them the opportunity to be first in the queue to hear more about their reunion.
The Swedish superstars are to release their new album this year
An insider of Capitol Music Group, the band’s label has divulged more about this upcoming excitement. A special invite-only event will be taking pla...
Some may call them “veterans” of the Southern California rock and metal scene, while others may only just be discovering experimental hard rock group CHRYSALIS, who are back and ready- after a brief hiatus- to release their first musical offering in almost seven years. With a vocal sound somewhat reminiscent of Coheed and Cambria in spots and then turning into more of the fare that younger Warped metal genre fans may appreciate, it’s almost impossible to truly pinpoint Chrysalis.
From the opening notes of “Sounds on the Playground” its pretty clear that there will be a representation various genres here. Electronica, metal, rock, and in all of their various sub-genres, the band has a knack for combining these sounds in a pleasant way rather than a hodge podge cauldron of crap. “Thoughts...
What would happen if The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against The Machine, Queens of the Stone Age, and everything you love about classic 70′s metal had a love child? Well, they did and it’s name is Crobot.
The Central Pennsylvanian quartet just released their self-titled EP–produced by Machine (Clutch, Lamb of God, Cobra Starship, Gym Class Heroes)–Tuesday, May 13 on Wind-up Records. Listen to the EP:http://blog.crobotband.com/Music. The group also debuted their new video for “Nowhere To Hide” on Revolver magazine online. Watch here: http://tinyurl.com/m2qxok4. At Rock on the Range 2014 they completely dominated, quickly drawing a crowd as they heard the funky metal sound emanating from the Jagermeister Stage and when getting there were given visual bliss by a magnetic performan...
“So you wanna be a rock n roll star, now listen up to what I say,”: talk to Tommy Kessler. Pittsburgh Music Magazine was fortunate enough to catch up with Tommy right after two photo shoots for Whirl and Manic Magazines, and just before he had to hit sound check at The Palace Theater in Greensburg before the Blondie show. The fact that Tommy went out of his way to hang with us and spend quality time talking with us, is just one example of a multi-faceted, multi-talented individual who understands that the glitz and glamour of rock n roll is not all what it appears to be from the outside.
Tommy Kessler tearing up the stage with Blondie
After racing cars and motorcycles, Tommy started his musical career when at the age of 20 he had a horrible accident that “basically busted up the left...