Category: Discovery

  • 7 Genre-Bending Artists Fusing Jazz With Electronic Music

    7 Genre-Bending Artists Fusing Jazz With Electronic Music

    With genres as diverse as jazz and electronic, there’s a ton of room for experimentation. Here are 7 artists defining a space for themselves in the middle.

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  • Lessons in DIY Experimentation for the Sake of Listening Longevity

    Lessons in DIY Experimentation for the Sake of Listening Longevity

    A concise meditation on growing up listening to DIY, lo-fi artists who experimented with their sound so that I could incorporate that ethos into my songs.

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  • How to Take Your Baby to a Concert

    How to Take Your Baby to a Concert

    Just because you had a baby doesn’t mean you have to give up going to live shows. It just takes a little more planning.

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  • 17 of the Greatest Televised Moments in Music History

    17 of the Greatest Televised Moments in Music History

    If you missed these 17 moments when they were broadcast on television, relive them and learn their historical impact on not only music but also pop culture.

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  • Malcolm Young, Who Led AC/DC from the Shadows, Dies at 64

    Malcolm Young, co-founder, rhythm guitarist, and soulful driving force behind the legendary rock group AC/DC, passed away on November 18, 2017. He died peacefully at the young age of 64 after an extended battle with dementia, surrounded by family members. AC/DC is one of the greatest rock groups of all time, both culturally and financially. […]

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  • Into the Great Wide Open: Tom Petty Gave Us Everything He Had

    Tom Petty, the iconic American songwriter and guitarist music icon, whose hits like “I Won’t Back Down,” “Free Fallin’” and “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” have blown the lid off rock music’s canon, died unexpectedly on October 2 at the age of 66. He was found unresponsive in his home after a cardiac arrest and could not […]

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  • Entrepreneurship in Music: Diggers Factory

    Entrepreneurship in Music: Diggers Factory

        Entrepreneurship in Music Series: 013     DIGGERS FACTORY Founder Alexis Castiel Diggers Factory is an online vinyl pre-order and production service built like a crowdfunding platform and with an international network of digital “crate-diggers” to back it up. Founder Alexis Castiel actually calls it “a community platform,” as it offers fans and professionals a chance to work […]

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  • 10 Rediscovered Minimalist Masterpieces from Japan, Thanks to YouTube

    10 Rediscovered Minimalist Masterpieces from Japan, Thanks to YouTube

    + Learning about synthesis? Soundfly’s got a definitive new course called Advanced Synths and Patch Design! Preview for free and subscribe for access. Without the internet around to provide an unbroken timeline of artistic events to a potentially endless landscape of wandering eyes, records that couldn’t achieve access to a viable fanbase in the 1980s have mostly, inevitably […]

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  • These Four Classic Covers Can Tell Us Everything About What Makes Great Album Art

    These Four Classic Covers Can Tell Us Everything About What Makes Great Album Art

    Four albums top my all-time favorite records list. They’re some of my favorite albums musically, but their impact and significance to me and other listeners run deeper than that. After spending so many cumulative hours engaging deeply with these works, I realized that these four great covers can teach us everything we need to know about […]

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  • 8 Music Crowdfunding Campaigns We Love Right Now and What Makes Them Great

    8 Music Crowdfunding Campaigns We Love Right Now and What Makes Them Great

    Our in-house music business guru, Jay Coyle, has managed crowdfunding and direct-to-fan campaigns for bands like the Barenaked Ladies, Veruca Salt, and the Presidents of the United States of America (to name a mere handful). He always instructs his clients to be themselves and share their stories genuinely when communicating with their fanbases. By doing the […]

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