Music

Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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Kansas Apologizes for Risqué Snoop Dogg Show at Basketball Event

Hiring Snoop Dogg for the University of Kansas’ “Late Night in the Phog” event for its men’s and women’s basketball teams did not quite go as the school expected. As Kansas attempted to turn its focus away from the high-level recruiting violations the NCAA charged its men’s basketball program with...
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Hillary Clinton Tweets Epic Response to Lizzo's Meme

Hillary Clinton loves Lizzo just as much as the rest of us. The unlikely bond occurred when the “Juice” singer tweeted a video of the 2016 Democratic presidential debates showing Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and other White House hopefuls standing for the National Anthem. But instead of The Star...
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Sublime Celebrating Anniversary with Reissue, Films, & Personal Beer

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Sublime’s debut album, 1992’s 40oz. To Freedom . The album is probably most easily recognized by its artwork alone, as it includes the sleepy, trippy mushroom sun that’s become synonymous with the Sublime name. 40oz. sold millions of copies and remains a...
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GRAMMY AWARDS: Best Alternative Album Nominees

The GRAMMYs make for arguably the biggest night in music, and with Sunday’s show quickly approaching, we introduce the nominees for Best Alternative Album:22, A Million, Bon Iver: Blackstar, David Bowie; The Hope Six Demolition Project, PJ Harvey; Post Pop Depression, Iggy Pop; A Moon Shaped Pool,...
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Study Shows Dogs Prefer Soft Rock and Reggae Music Over Other Genres

Not only does music have an effect on dogs’ behavior, but dogs have different tastes in music, according to a study done by the University of Glasgow and the Scottish SPCA. Specifically, the study concluded that reggae and soft rock are real crowd pleasers among dogs. But who could blame them, ya...
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Upcoming Tour and Album from Bush

Bush just announced their 2017 North American tour, and it’s all going down this spring! In other exciting news, Gavin Rossdale recently confirmed that he’s finishing up a new Bush album. Still no details on when that’ll be released, but we’re psyched to see another album follow 2014’s Man on the...
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WATCH: Tame Impala Spin-off Shares New Song

Tame Impala’s Jay Watson, as well as the band’s former member Nick Allbrook, make up half of the psychedelic-rock band Pond—and they’ve got a new album on the way. The album, The Weather, is slated for a May 5 release date, and it will feature previously released “30000 MEGATONS.” Another song you...
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LISTEN: Another Previously Unreleased Elliott Smith Track

“Angeles” is perhaps one of the most well-known Elliott Smith songs, and a live version of the track has been released in anticipation of the upcoming deluxe version of Either/Or. “Angeles (Live)” was recorded during a 1997 Yoyo A Go Go performance in Olympia, Washington. This version’s slightly...
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Is It Weird I Like Instrument Cover Videos- AXE

As you probably figured out based on the title of this blog, I like instrumental cover videos on YouTube. Does this make me weird? Some would say yes. I say no. (disclaimer: I am weird, but not for this reason). I think for me , it is a matter of being a fan of music in general. As a fan of music,...
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