Top of the Pops Before Hitting the Shops

Top of the Pops Before Hitting the Shops Source: Flickr It was only a matter of time before cyberspace prevailed in the music industry … ‘Crazy’ by Gnarls Barkley made history by becoming the Number One song in the United Kingdom’s singles charts without one CD being available in stores. Over 31,000 legal downloads were […]

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How Hip Hop Started

How Hip Hop Started Hip hop means many different things. It was first used to refer to the culture and way of life of urban city New York City. But, since then, the term has taken on a life of its own. The most popular meaning of hip hop is now music. Hip hop or […]

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So You Wanna Make Music and Change The World?

So You Wanna Make Music and Change The World? What do Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Mozart all have in common? And what do they have in common with practically every other artist who’s creativity has changed the world? They are all unique. But there is something in common. They each changed the […]

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National Anthem

National Anthem Source: Flickr A national anthem in general, is a patriotic musical composition that is recognized formally by a country’s government as their country’s official national song. This idea of identy came about during the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, with the rise of the national states. It was at this time […]

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