It’s well-known fact now that Britney Spears’ Femme Fatale is a fusion of pop and dance music, with the added sexy flavor contributed by the singer herself. Britney’s 2008 album Circus reached the number one spot on music charts almost immediately upon its release, even though it wasn’t marketed and hyped up like her latest collection. The strategically released snippet, sneak peeks, and the carefully planned promo campaign means that Femme Fatale has already reached the #1 spot on iTunes, as well as on Internet Radio stations. According to industry analysts, if the same momentum is maintained, the album will be number on all the music charts by next week. Continue reading Is Femme Fatale Good Enough to Take the Number 1 Spot? »
How are you listening to online music lately? You have probably taken advantage of the wide variety of songs available for free or at a cheaper rate. Few commercial, no DJ interrupting the show and throwing some corny jokes; these are the initial attractions of online radio. While these are good news in terms of the listening experience, you may have to wonder how internet radio stations are making a profit, since they have to pay royalty fees for every song they play. Continue reading The Extraordinary Royalty »
The music industry today is overridden with mediocre artists pumping out clichéd, meaningless music that sells records but fails to do what, at the end of the day, all good music should do: touch people’s lives and help them connect with each other and their individual realities. I, personally, have had no personal, deeper experience with any of the music I purchased last year.
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1996, California—SuperXero was born. The name may be unfamiliar to you, but this was the name of a band that had ingeniously combined the sounds of rock and rap with brilliant results. It was this year when six friends formed the band: Rob Bourdon on drums, Brad Delson on the guitar, Mike Shinoda for vocals, Dave Farrell on the bass, Joe Hahn running the turntable and Mark Wakefield as the lead singer. The name SuperXero was soon changed to Xero due to low interest from its target audience. This poor level of enthusiasm from the potential fan base triggered the band’s lead singer to leave. It’s rare to hear music by the early iteration of the band, SuperXero on any local or Internet radio
station. Continue reading Before Success Knocked on the Door: Get to Know Linkin Park »
She is a two time Grammy award winner, has just dropped a new album that debuted at the number 1 position in the biggest music industry in the world, has millions of admirers stretched over multiple continents, and has achieved the pinnacle of the fame and fortune already, but what Adele has always wanted the most was a session on the famous ‘VH1 Unplugged.’ It seems as if she has fulfilled her ultimate wish now; the London-born singer made her inaugural ‘Unplugged’ performance in early March 2011. Continue reading Adele Delighted With March VH1 Unplugged Performance »
Music takes different forms and can be obtained from a variety of sources. Music is all around us; in the streets, on the radio, on TV and on the Internet. Music on the internet or online music, as we know it today is the most innovative media in which music is being played. Aside from the modern-day CD’s, DVD’s, MP3 players and other means of storing music, online music is the easiest and cheapest way access great music content. This article aims to discuss the relevance of online music today.
As discussed in the above, online music is very much accessible as it is available through the Internet. You just need to log on to your computer and search the net for your favorite music and that’s it. Online radio is a popular way to access music online; it offers a wide array of music genres and has music for every type of listener. Stations like 977music.com allow you to play artist-specific playlists, you own personal playlist, or any of our 11 free online radio stations that draw from our massive music database. Continue reading Online Radio: Why it’s a Big Deal »
Today’s world is full of millions of ways to make us detach from our daily lives and step into a new world where all of our worries and daily problems disappear. This is where entertainment comes in, and in a world where great sounds, great lyrics, and great memories thrive, it’s easy to lose yourself in the music. Continue reading Have Fun With Oldies Music »