Articles Tagged 'Music'

John Legend at Red Rocks (Photo: Jason Bahr/Getty Images)

10 Iconic Acts Who’ve Played Red Rocks

Next week (June 22 -26), the television and content festival SeriesFest begins in Denver, bringing together not only the best new pilots from established and emerging content creators and a special performance by Grammy and Golden Globe Nominee Sia, but also the North American premiere of BBC America’s new natural history series The Hunt, narrated […]

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The 10 Most Stylish Bands of All Time

Style isn’t the same as fashion. It’s as much about the ability to carry off someone else’s visual nightmare with panache as it is about always picking the exact right thing to wear in any circumstance. Although, it can also be about finding the look that works for you and sticking to it, come what […]

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10 Great New Singer-Songwriters: 2016 Edition

Technology has made it easier than ever before for singers to create their own sonic worlds, realize their musical visions without ever having to instruct a drummer or show their rough drafts. But if you think that means the songwriters of 2016 are either introverted hipsters welded to their laptops or luddite refuseniks sitting in […]

Sia ‘This is Acting’ (Photo: RCA)

10 Albums to Watch Out For in 2016

2015 is about to dispense the very last of its available thrills, the new year’s eve party, and when that’s done, we have to face the new year with nothing but a thirst for fresh excitement and a slightly throbbing head for company. What we need is fresh music, and we need it now. So, […]

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100 Greatest British Songs of the 21st Century (So Far)

Years after Beatlemania, Duran Duran hysteria, and Britpop spread Union Jack fever around the globe, music remains one of Britain’s most lucrative exports. A new generation of British Invaders have conquered U.S. shores in this millennium, with Adele breaking sales records, Coldplay selling out arenas, and Ed Sheeran topping our charts. But which songs did […]

Personality Quiz: Which Member of Led Zeppelin Are You?

It’s a rite of passage for rock lovers everywhere, to listen to the four distinct strands of interwoven music from the hands of the four members of Led Zeppelin and wonder which one best represents your abilities and achievements (albeit on a dramatically enhanced level). Are you a Jimmy Page, standing over a bubbling cauldron […]

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10 Old English Insults That Should be Band Names

Musicians, particularly those of a hipster disposition, we have an invaluable service to offer as you gather together into your various groups and ensembles. Rather than pinching the stage names of other performers and making your own, based on bad puns—like Joanna Gruesome, Ringo Deathstarr, Dananananaykroyd and Ryan Adams*—why not trawl through some of the […]

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10 Great British Bands of the Last 10 Years

The rules of this game are very simple. We’re setting up an instant pantheon, one that stretches back over the entire timeline of Anglophenia, from its birth in 2005 to the article of dazzling wonderment you see before you today. All the bands mentioned in this list released their first music in the period from […]

One Direction. Zane on the far right.

Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction

For fans of One Direction, this may not come as the biggest of surprises, but after a few weeks of uncertainty, the band have officially announced that Zayn Malik has left, leaving them to finish their world tour as a four-piece. In a message to their Facebook fans, Zane said: “My life with One Direction […]

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