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What Does It Mean to Have a Good Taste in Music?

What Does It Mean to Have a Good Taste in Music?

When someone tells you that you have a good taste in music, it means one of three things: either that person likes the music you listen to, believes you have a good knowledge of music or thinks that the music you listen to makes you look cooler. In many ways, music taste is an unfathomable concept. You can say ...

9 Reasons Why People Hate Country Music So Much

9 Reasons Why People Hate Country Music So Much

Country music is one of the most controversial genres in music history. Plenty of people around the world express a disliking for country music and can't even tolerate listening to a single country song. Everybody has different reasons for not liking this cowboy-originated music. Today I am going to explain 9 of ...

What is Selling Out in Music?

What is Selling Out in Music?

Selling Out involves putting integrity aside to gain monetary success. Selling out is when an artist chooses to change their musical style to please the audience rather than sticking with personal touches that made that person popular in the first place. If artists don't stay true to themselves then their music is no ...

11 Reasons Why Pop Music Sucks

11 Reasons Why Pop Music Sucks

While Pop is one of the most popular music genres, it is also one of the more bashed genres out there. Due to reduced attention spans and corporate music labels, Pop songs have fallen into a monotonous form of music with the same song structures and melodies. Why does so much modern pop music sound so re-hashed, ...

10 of the Best Podcasts for Musicians

10 of the Best Podcasts for Musicians

This is a list of some of the best podcasts for musicians. On this list, you’ll find several different types of podcasts, from those concerning the music industry to ones focused on composing and song recording to interviews with great musicians. One thing is sure, you’re bound to love at least one podcast form ...

Starving Artists (Tips, Problems, How to Stop Being One)

Starving Artists (Tips, Problems, How to Stop Being One)

A "starving artist" is an individual who gives up their material well-being and financial security in order to pursue an artistic career. Music is a competitive field in which most people give up because of the stress and let-downs they experience. Artists have historically struggled with their finances, social ...

Are Phones Ruining Concerts?

Are Phones Ruining Concerts?

Smartphones are now part of our everyday life. It gets more and more challenging to spend time without compulsively check our notifications or without taking pictures of what we are eating or of the place we are visiting. When it comes to concerts, it is hard to fight the temptation of taking pictures and videos of ...

7 of the Biggest Problems with the Music Industry?

7 of the Biggest Problems with the Music Industry?

The music industry has radically changed in the last couple of decades. The Internet revolution has transformed the way we create and consume music. It has built new hierarchies and power balances, stealing the control once owned by major record labels and giving it to the consumer. Music is a tough business that ...

Why Are Nickelback Hated So Much?

Why Are Nickelback Hated So Much?

Many people disliked Nickelback as they felt the band were way too commercial and "sold out" by playing generic rock music. People may also have disliked Nickelback simply due to their songs being widely overplayed on commercial radio stations. Nickelback tracks, back in the early 2000s, were a must in any ...

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