20 years later, is Backstreet really back… again?!

20 years later, is Backstreet really back… again?!

When the Backstreet Boys emerged onto the scene in the mid 1990s, their sudden and massive success ushered in a new wave of teen pop music, paving the way for the likes of NSYNC, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera. Now, over 20 years later, their new single “Don’t...
Sgt. Pepper’s Psychedelic Influence Half a Century Later

Sgt. Pepper’s Psychedelic Influence Half a Century Later

This weekend celebrates the 51st anniversary of The Beatles’ 1967 release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, one of the original concept albums and an aural experiment that changed the landscape of song recording. It wasn’t much earlier than 1967...
77 Years of Dylan Wisdom

77 Years of Dylan Wisdom

Bob Dylan is a musical poet, spending a lifetime delivering on the very definition of folk music by bringing us the news of the day in bleakly hopeful and oftentimes downright heartbreaking lyricism. He’s a fine musician, but there’s no doubt his medium is...
Shawn Mendes is on top of the world

Shawn Mendes is on top of the world

At only 19 years old, singer-songwriter heartthrob Shawn Mendes is gearing up to release his third full-length album this Friday, May 25th. And man, is he having a moment. This week, he performed not once, but twice at the Billboard Music Awards. Mendes first hit the...
The Auction Of Prince’s Yellow Cloud Guitar

The Auction Of Prince’s Yellow Cloud Guitar

For die hard fans wanting a one-of-a-kind Prince memento, their prayers were answered on Friday. On May 18th, New York City’s Hard Rock Cafe hosted a special auction containing a number of Prince’s belongings including musical instruments, iconic pieces...