Picks Of The Month: Your June 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. With all the graduations and early summer trips, it's no wonder if you didn't hear some of the new music. So we created a playlist of some of the best…

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Here’s Your Summertime Playlist

Summer is finally here! The hot weather, trips to the beach, and endless sunshine are great, but you're going to need a solid soundtrack for your road trips and beach parties. Luckily, we've got you covered. Check out our playlist of 25 songs ready for summertime. It includes everything from Metallica to Calvin Harris, so…

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Picks Of The Month: Your May 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in May 2017. The days are getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and May…

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Grunge Singers Gone Too Soon: A Curse Or A Coincidence?

Early this morning, news broke that Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had died. He was only 52 years old, and apparently committed suicide by hanging. It is shocking and devastating news, and already many musicians and fans have spoken about the sorrow of such a loss. RIP, Chris Cornell. This is, sadly, not the first grunge…

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Music Matchup: Vote For Your Favorite Song Called “Invincible”

“Invincible” is a surprisingly popular song title. It’s an even more popular name among singles. So we picked out four songs that share the name. Kelly Clarkson's song is the most recent. She released "Invincible" as the second single from Piece By Piece in spring 2015. It was one of two songs on the album…

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Welcome To… Ellie Goulding: 25 Songs You Need In Your Pop Collection

We've all heard of Ellie Goulding. You've certainly heard her breakthrough hit, "Lights," and probably songs like "Burn," "I Need Your Love," and "Love Me Like You Do." But what else do you know about this talented songstress from the suburbs of England? Ellie Goulding has been playing music since she was young, and her…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day With These Songs For Mom

Guess what time of year it is. That's right, it's the time when we celebrate the wonderful mothers in our lives. Mother's Day is when we give thanks to the moms who raised us, taught us almost everything we know, and continue to guide us even as we get older ourselves. And with such important role…

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Music Matchup: Vote For Your Favorite Song Called “Bang Bang”

"Bang Bang" is a surprisingly popular song title. It's an even more popular name among singles. So we picked out four songs that share the name. First up is Green Day's recent Revolution Radio single, released last summer. This version of "Bang Bang" is the newest, and also the most political tune of the bunch.…

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Throwback To “Somebody That I Used To Know”

Here's a song that you probably used to know. Think back about five or six years to that hit song that came out of nowhere. It was a song no one could escape: Radio played it constantly. Its popularity got it into various viral videos. It even earned two Grammys, plus another Grammy for the…

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Welcome To… Florence + The Machine: 16 Songs To Kick-Start Your Obsession

If you're craving some music that's a little different from your average radio pop song, look no further than Florence + The Machine. You've probably heard some of their songs - perhaps "Dog Days Are Over" or their cover of "You've Got The Love," or maybe "Shake It Out" or "What Kind Of Man". The…

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7 Songs That Should Have Been Proper Singles

We're all fans of music, and most of us would agree that the quality of the songs is more important than awards and chart success. And yet many of us do also care about the success, at least to a degree. One of the biggest factors in an album's sales and recognition is its singles. The…

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Picks Of The Month: April 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in April 2017. Spring has sprung, the days are getting longer, and April saw a ton of great new…

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Welcome To… Evanescence: 20 Songs To Revisit Ahead Of Their New Album

Evanescence is amazing. But some of you may have missed the band's initial heyday in the mid-2000s. Their biggest hit is their heart-wrenching ballad, "My Immortal," but you'll recognize songs like "Bring Me To Life" and "Call Me When You're Sober," too. After releasing Fallen in 2003 and The Open Door in 2006, it was…

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Find Your Name In This Playlist! 80 Songs Titled After People’s Names

Last week, we shared a star-studded playlist of songs featuring famous names in their titles. Everyone from Cleopatra and Albert Einstein to Mick Jagger and Amy Winehouse appeared in the song titles. Even characters from Greek mythology, 20th century literature, and movies had a chance to shine. This week, we offer a playlist with double…

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Welcome To… The All-American Rejects: 25 Songs You Need In Your Life

Who doesn't love The All-American Rejects? The band started in the early 2000s with their self-titled debut. In 2005, The All-American Rejects garnered tons of attention with their hit singles, "Dirty Little Secret," "Move Along," and "It Ends Tonight," all from their second album, Move Along. They earned a hit again in 2008 with "Gives…

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Famous Names: 40 Songs Named After Well-Known Celebrities & Characters

Names come up a lot in music. But how often do artists sing about famous people? Check out these 40 songs with famous names. These song titles cover well-known actors and actresses, musicians, politicians, and scientists. We also included songs named after popular characters. Fairy-tale princesses? Check! Western film acting legends? They're here! We also…

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Throwback To Muse’s Best Song, “Starlight”

In 2006, alternative rock band Muse released their fourth studio album. The band had been steadily rising in popularity, both in their native United Kingdom and abroad. After starting with "Supermassive Black Hole," "Starlight" was released as the second single from Black Holes & Revelations. The ballad, which gave the album its name, is perhaps the most…

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Welcome To… Sara Bareilles: 20 Songs That Will Make You A Fan

This year is a special anniversary for Sara Bareilles. Ten years ago, Sara released her first major label album, Little Voice, and its lead single, "Love Song," became the kind of hit musicians dream about. Since then, Sara has churned out singles like "King Of Anything" and "Brave," both empowering anthems. Now, a full decade after…

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Back To 2007: 55 Singles That Turn 10 This Year

Ten years have flown by! Who here remembers the songs that were big in 2007? It was a major year for music, opening the door to many of today's stars and continuing the success of others who may no longer dominate radio. In 2007, Rihanna had her first astronomical hit with "Umbrella," paving the way for…

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Throwback To When Garbage Took The World By Storm With “Only Happy When It Rains”

You've probably heard that "April showers bring May flowers." Now that April and early spring are upon us, we can expect some indecisive weather and maybe some torrential rain, and we might was well enjoy it. Garbage certainly seems to! Let's celebrate April's showers with one of our favorite hits of the last 25 years, "Only Happy…

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Welcome To… BANKS: 10 Songs You Need To Hear Now

Welcome to... BANKS. A Los Angeles native, Jillian Banks - better known simply as BANKS - has been taking the alternative R&B and alternative pop worlds by storm with her unique, resolutely dark music. She burst onto the scene in 2013 with two EPs, Fall Over and London. In 2014, her first full-length album, Goddess, enchanted and…

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All 20 Natasha Bedingfield Songs You Missed Since ‘Strip Me’

What ever happened to Natasha Bedingfield? After she released her (severely under-appreciated) album Strip Me back in December 2010, it seems that disappeared from the music scene. She certainly hasn't dropped an album or even EP in that time. Natasha has spent the last five years writing songs and recording songs. Promises of a new album still linger, but…

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Picks Of The Month: March 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in March 2017. Spring has sprung, the days are getting longer, and March saw a ton of great new music!…

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Picks Of The Month: February 2017

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in February 2017. It may be the shortest month of the year, but February sure had a…

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Picks Of The Month: January 2017

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in January 2017. These pop and rock songs are just what you need to ring in the…

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Picks Of The Month: November 2016

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in November 2016. It’s a fairly eclectic mix, so don’t worry if some of these songs are…

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Picks Of The Month: October 2016

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in October 2016. Warning: It’s a fairly eclectic mix, so don’t worry if some of these songs…

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Picks Of The Month: September 2016

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in September 2016. Warning: It’s a fairly eclectic mix, so don’t worry if some of these songs…

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Picks Of The Month: August 2016

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. Here's a playlist of some of the best new songs that were released in August 2016. Warning: It's a fairly eclectic mix, so don't worry if some of these…

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Playing It Safe: Why Did Music Stop Being Honest & Fearless?

For some years now, I have felt a growing dissatisfaction with the songs that dominate radio stations and the artists that take up most entertainment news stories. This must make me sound like an out-of-touch old grouch who just doesn't get kids these days, but I'm only in my mid-20s. I love music, and yet lately I…

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Stop Calling Garbage A Grunge Band

Lately there's been a lot of talk about Garbage, and with good reason. Last year they celebrated the 20th anniversary of their 1995 debut album, Garbage, with a re-release of the record and a 20 Years Queer tour. Next week, the band will release their sixth studio album, Strange Little Birds. Their new songs "Empty"…

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