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7 Senseless Songwriters

Lyric poetry has a long and beautiful history. It was a way for stories to be remembered, exciting or tragic events to be passed down between families. It told of great loves and epic betrayals – and now? Now the majority of lyrics are reduced to HEY LET’S GET DRUNK and HEY THERE’S A GIRL, […]

5 of the World’s Best TV Talent Shows

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Pop charts have never been as exciting as they are today. Thanks to TV talent shows we get to uncover hidden talent every week and vote our favourites into the spotlight. Superstars such as Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke and Cheryl Cole all started out singing for votes on our TV screens. But it is not […]

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4 Best way to find underground music you’ll love

1) Introduction—what is underground music? Underground music is a term that is so widely used for so many kinds of music that it is difficult to define. The conventional definition is music that operates “outside of mainstream culture.” But one is left with the problem of defining just what constitutes “mainstream culture.” One could say […]

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Are your legs worth a billion dollars?  According to the insurance industry, Mariah Carey’s are.  Think about it a moment – one thousand millions.  Now those are some expensive stems. Most A-List celebrities are movie stars and sports heroes, so it should come as no surprise that they prize (and value) their bodies considerably more […]

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5 of the Strangest Song Lyrics of All Time

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5 of the Strangest Song Lyrics of All Time

Song writing is a craft beset with clichés. Whether this is due to the fact that the English language isn’t quite as suited to rhyming as others (although, anyone whose seen the Eurovision song contest might have something to say about the musical suitability of a whole host of tongues), or if it’s just because […]

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The Baby Boomer generation witnessed music making at its very best. Anyone who was born between 1946 and 1964 knows their radio exploded with the sounds of every conceivable style. Pop music flourished, with melodies ranging from sweet and catchy to funky and psychedelic. A number of Baby Boomer songs became so popular they went […]

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Being a television composer is a pretty thankless task, but then that’s just how we tend to regard TV anyway. Despite the praise that backs up shows like The Wire or the sheer longevity of shows like The Simpsons, we still tend to treat TV and the people who work in it as the amateur […]

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Every decade has their very own sex symbols. The famous people that get the young and sometimes even the old of a generation aroused. Sometimes they set the trends or just look good on film. Some sex symbols change how our culture thinks about sex like Elvis Presley, but others make you just scratch your […]

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Top 9 Jazz Clubs in New Orleans

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New Orleans is known as the birthplace of jazz and every night you can hear the vibrant and soulful sounds of jazz coming from the innumerable jazz clubs. You can find any type of jazz here from traditional to acid jazz. Instruments such as the bass guitar and jazz clarinet are commonly found in New Orleans […]

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8. Santeria- Sublime: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCqjooCosw0 For a lot of people this is the beer pong theme song. Try changing this song  when someone is playing BP and you might end up on Youtube right next to the idiot that got beat up for requesting Sweet Caroline at a New York club. For what it’s worth I […]

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