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Features, infographic

Nov 7, 2014 11:30 AM

Clare Lanaux

What People Around the World Are Listening To [Infographic]

Americans listen to the most country music, right? Wrong.

If you've ever wondered what music-lovers around the world are rocking out to, take a look at this interesting infographic from Infographics Mania. Find out what genres are most popular where – the answers may (and probably will) surprise you. 

Features, halloween

Oct 31, 2014 09:30 AM

Clare Lanaux

Top 10 Spookiest Music Videos of All Time

"Lullaby" by The Cure (image via YouTube)

The spookiest time of the year is upon us, which means dressing up in wacky costumes, binge-eating bite-sized candies, and watching as many horror movies as possible. But it's not only tiny tots and festive partygoers who get to participate in the All Hallows' Eve fun. From Ozzy to Marilyn (Manson, not Monroe), musicians have always had an ongoing relationship with the out of the ordinary. So in honor of Halloween, we've rounded up the top 10 spookiest music videos of all time. Take a look below  and don't forget to check under the bed...

Features, videos

Oct 24, 2014 09:30 AM

Clare Lanaux

A Musician's Guide to Balancing Work and Life [Video]

Image via YouTube

For a musician, work and life are a delicate balancing act. In the video below, Matt Halpern, Periphery drummer and founder of online music lesson site BANDHAPPY, shares his secrets for staying sane as a working and touring musician, and advice on doing battle with tour schedules and writer's block.