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Why David Bowie Was So Important

By Vitoria BasJanuary 15, 2016
R.I.P. David Bowie, 8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016.  More  →
Why David Bowie Was So Important

Beyond MONSTER MASH: A Halloween Dance Party Playlist

By ziggykelsmanOctober 30, 2015
You’ve got your hot cider brewing. Your apples are bobbing. Your candy piles are stacked. Your cobwebs are lovingly placed in each and every corner of the room. All that’s missing from the set of your happening gathering of ghouls is a Halloween playlist. Here are 25 tra More  →
Beyond MONSTER MASH: A Halloween Dance Party Playlist

19 Things Taylor Swift and Ryan Adams Have in Common Besides 1989

By ziggykelsmanSeptember 28, 2015
Ryan Adams’ excellent cover of Taylor Swift’s 1989 has the media talking about how wildly different the two musicians are. But after a thorough forensic investigation, we found that Taylor and Ryan have way more in common than anyone would have thought!1. Country music r More  →
19 Things Taylor Swift and Ryan Adams Have in Common Besides <i>1989</i>

Ryan Adams Covered Taylor Swift's 1989 in its Entirety and We're Going Bonkers Bananas

By ziggykelsmanSeptember 24, 2015
Rock 'n’ roller, avid social media user, and cat enthusiast Ryan Adams surprised fans and the public-at-large with the announcement that he’d be releasing not one or two Taylor Swift covers, but covering 1989 in its entirety. Swift reacted with her usual... More  →
Ryan Adams Covered Taylor Swift's <i>1989</i> in its Entirety and We're Going Bonkers Bananas

"Don't Drag Me Down," by One Direction: A Close Reading

By Emma W.September 8, 2015
In case you've been at the beach or ON THE MOON for the past three weeks, um, PSA: One Direction dropped an end-of-summer single with an astronaut-themed music video that will have you fantasizing about making out in a no-gravity zone for the rest of September. I'm... More  →
"Don't Drag Me Down," by One Direction: A Close Reading

Playlists of Famous Authors (Vol. 2)

By ziggykelsmanAugust 6, 2015
In the second installment of our Famous Author mixtapes, we're getting this literary party started with everyone from Jane Austen to John Green. Admit it, you've always wanted to do the Watusi with Aldous Huxley. More  →
Playlists of Famous Authors (Vol. 2)

Playlists of Famous Authors (Vol. 1)

By ziggykelsmanJuly 30, 2015
"Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.”―Kurt Vonnegut We're really glad Kurt Vonnegut ended up a writer (even though he probably would have been a killer lyricist), but point taken! Musicians and authors have a special relationship (and we're not jus More  →
Playlists of Famous Authors (Vol. 1)

Happy Sweet 16, "Summer Girls"!

By Jessie GaynorJune 26, 2015
Sparklers, don't ask a lady how old she is. It's impolite. Besides, if word gets out, she might not be allowed to play a 55-year-old man's love interest in a movie! So as not to spoil our chances at playing Dave Coulier's... More  →
Happy Sweet 16, "Summer Girls"!

Us the Duo Covers All of 2014's Biggest Hits in Under 3 Minutes & OMG IT'S INCREDIBLE

By Victoria ProvostDecember 16, 2014
As the year of stalking Benedict Cumberbatch and waiting feverishly for Mockingjay Part 1 draws to a close, it's time to sit back and reflect on the fact that another 525,600 minutes have gone by without you dating a member of One Direction. Or, for... More  →
Us the Duo Covers All of 2014's Biggest Hits in Under 3 Minutes & OMG IT'S INCREDIBLE

The ABCs of Aussie Indie Music

By Sydney ScottFebruary 25, 2014
G'day, mates! How'd ya like to go on a little musical walkabout with some of the best indie jams from Down Under? From A to Zed and pop to hip-hop, these tunes are sure to liven up your playlists for spring. So go ahead and... More  →
The ABCs of Aussie Indie Music