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  • 5 things you didn't know about Walter “Bunny” Sigler

    5 things you didn't know about Walter “Bunny” Sigler

    In the last two years, we've lost some great legends.from us. From David Bowie, George Michael, A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg, to Prince, and most recently the rockers Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington and Tom Petty, it's been really tough. On Friday, Oct. 6, we lost another music icon, Walter...
  • 5 reasons why Gucci Mane is always smiling

    5 reasons why Gucci Mane is always smiling

    Gucci Mane is the hardest working rapper in the hip-hop industry, and there's numbers behind that statement to prove it. The Atlanta-based rapper has had his fair share of issues over the years, but if there's any success story worth telling, it's Gucci's. All artists portray themselves in different...
  • Daniel Tosh’s 10 best TV moments ahead of his 7th annual 'Tosh Saves The World' show at Arlington Theatre

    Daniel Tosh’s 10 best TV moments ahead of his 7th annual 'Tosh Saves The World' show at Arlington Theatre

    Comedian Daniel Tosh knows a thing or two about making people laugh, and he’ll use his talents for another excellent cause this November. The longtime funnyman will get his humanitarian on in Santa Barbara, Calif. on Nov. 4 when he hosts his 7th Annual Tosh Saves The World Charity Show at The...
  • 5 things you didn't know about the Arlington Theatre

    5 things you didn't know about the Arlington Theatre

    The Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, Calif. is more than just a music venue. The space was originally built in 1930 and renovated in 1976, and to this day those renovations still hold, giving the venue a historic, nostalgic feel.  Not only does this this venue have an interesting backstory, but...
  • 5 best songs about September

    5 best songs about September

    The fall season of the year is a popular subject when it comes to familiar songs that make their way to hit records. Songs with the theme or title of September are plentiful when it comes to lyrical storylines by some of the music industry’s most prolific artists. These songs cover multiple genres...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Misfits

    5 things you didn't know about Misfits

    If you think about it, there aren’t too many bands that can be credited for starting an entire sub-genre, but that’s exactly what the legendary band the Misfits have done with horror punk. The band's career spans an impressive 40 years. Originating from Lodi, N.J., the band became known for their in...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Lindsey Buckingham

    5 things you didn't know about Lindsey Buckingham

    Lindsey Buckingham is one of the top guitarists in the rock music industry. Buckingham earned the title of a rock celebrity on his own merit as a solid singer/songwriter/vocalist and lead guitarist with the legendary rock band, Fleetwood Mac. Buckingham’s position with Fleetwood Mac helped to propel...
  • Best songs about Fall

    Best songs about Fall

    As Summer ends, thoughts turn to Autumn and everything the cooler season brings. Fall has always been a fertile ground for songwriters with its symbolism of change, bountiful harvest, and its beautiful colors inspiring songs both wistful and hopeful. These ten songs about Fall all treat the season...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Steven Tyler

    5 things you didn't know about Steven Tyler

    Since forming Aerosmith back in 1970, Steven Tyler has become one of the most recognizable voices, and faces, in popular music. Nearly 50 years later, the rock 'n' roll frontman is still loved by millions of fans around the world thanks to writing countless hit songs and his fun and ageless...
  • Top 10 best Misfits songs

    Top 10 best Misfits songs

    On the surface, The Misfits come across as somewhat of a musical oxymoron. Their rhythm sounds like pop-driven early punk and hardcore while their lyrics center around brutal, horror-based themes. To top it off, Glenn Danzig's theatrical vocals resemble a wailing 50's style of pop that resemble...
  • 5 best Father John Misty lyrics

    5 best Father John Misty lyrics

    It’s difficult to pick out the best Father John Misty lyrics, not only because there are so many good ones but also because...there are so many good ones. Josh Tillman isn’t much of a one-liner guy. He has the ability to string together thoughts and sentences that can sometimes stretch for entire...
  • Top 10 best Julie Andrews songs

    Top 10 best Julie Andrews songs

    The darling of two major motion-picture musicals of the 1960s, Dame Julie Andrews is one of a kind. Her iconic image and voice have won her numerous awards, including three Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards and one Academy Award. Whether on screen or on stage, multiple generations of Americans have...
  • 5 best quotes from 'Why Vinyl Matters'

    5 best quotes from 'Why Vinyl Matters'

    “Why Vinyl Matters,” a book by Jennifer Otto Bickerdike, released on Sept. 28, is described as “a manifesto for musicians and fans.” The book is a compilation of short interviews conducted by Bickerdike with some of the most influential members of the music industry. The quotes, images and carefully...
  • 5 best Brett Young lyrics

    5 best Brett Young lyrics

    Brett Young is one of country's emerging stars and all signs are pointing to another success for Big Machine Records. In 2016, Young released his self-titled debut EP with the single "Sleep Without You" which climbed the country charts into the top tiers. In 2017, the singer-songwriter dropped his...
  • 5 best Rihanna collaborations

    5 best Rihanna collaborations

    Since Rihanna burst onto the scene over a decade ago, she has quickly become one of the most successful artists at such a young age. By 2017, she had released eight studio albums, racked up handfuls of No. 1 hits across all charts, and grew to have one of the most recognizable voices in pop music...
  • 5 best Rascal Flatts lyrics

    5 best Rascal Flatts lyrics

    Rascal Flatts have been one of country's best acts since they arrived on the scene in 2000. Each of their first seven albums from 2000 to 2010 have been certified Platinum or higher by the RIAA and for good reason. The group's songs have touched millions of fans with heartfelt lyrics and suave...
  • 5 best Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit lyrics

    5 best Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit lyrics

    Jason Isbell is one of the most unlikely and uplifting crossover success stories of recent years. After being kicked out of Drive-By Truckers due to his addictions, Isbell has gotten clean, gotten a family, and notched a pair of #1 albums on not just the Americana charts, but also the Country and...
  • Standing on the shoulders of giants: The influences of Janis Joplin

    Standing on the shoulders of giants: The influences of Janis Joplin

    Janis Joplin had one of the greatest voices in rock & roll. But she would be the first to say that she stood on the shoulders of giants. As a teenager who was often bullied, Janis took solace in the healing power of the blues. The art form and its characters set Janis on the road to becoming a...
  • Six must-hear covers by hip-hop and classical duo Black Violin

    Six must-hear covers by hip-hop and classical duo Black Violin

    Violinist Kev Marcus and violist Wil B of Black Violin are all about breaking down barriers, and one of the best ways to do that is through music. Black Violin strives to impart through their music the fact that there really are no real barriers, only perceived ones. While genres like classical and...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Father John Misty

    5 things you didn't know about Father John Misty

    The singer Josh Tillman, aka J. Tillman, aka Father John Misty, has been making a lot of noise in music since hitting the scene years ago. Under his Misty tag, he’s dropped critically acclaimed albums like I Love You, Honeybear in 2015 and Pure Comedy in January of this year. Plus, you can see him...
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