MUSIC MUSINGS

Have Yourself a Merry Christmas Playlist

Have Yourself a Merry Christmas Playlist

  by Angel Lenise

Chestnuts are roasting, open fires are blazing, egg nog is brewing. Now, all that's left to welcome winter's holiday bite is the right beat. With Christmas just hours away, the most wonderful time of the year is, much to our delight, [...]

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Glam Gifts for the Music Lovers in Your Life

Glam Gifts for the Music Lovers in Your Life

  by Angel Lenise

When you want to impress music mavens, it's important to grasp the span of their audial appreciation. They don't just want to listen to their favorite artists on the go—they want to do so in style. Luckily, there's an Alexander Wang [...]

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Jay Z, Macklemore, and Kendrick Lamar Lead the Grammy Noms Pack

Jay Z, Macklemore, and Kendrick Lamar Lead the Grammy Noms Pack

  by Angel Lenise

Somewhere in America, Shawn Corey Carter has much to celebrate: Roc Nation's leading force reigns as the most-nominated artist for the 2014 Grammy Awards with nine chances to take home the gold. It wasn't long ago that Jay Z wrote [...]

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Music Musings: Gabe Saporta Gets the Holiday Party Started Right!

Music Musings: Gabe Saporta Gets the Holiday Party Started Right!

  by Valis Vicenty

Last week saw holiday season kick off  with a slew of soirees, one of which toasted the opening of RadioShack’s pop-up shop at the crossroads of the world, Times Square. Cobra Starship frontman Gabe Saporta took over the turntables at [...]

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Music Musings: Is VEVO Giving Gaga a Round of Applause?

Music Musings: Is VEVO Giving Gaga a Round of Applause?

  by Angel Lenise

In the months leading up to her anticipated ARTPOP return, we've witnessed Lady Gaga bare it all for the sake of Marina Abramović-endorsed art, script boo's into her MTV Video Music Awards performance, and get immortalized by the one [...]

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Kanye West Taught Melanie Fiona to Give Fans Something They Can Feel

Kanye West Taught Melanie Fiona to Give Fans Something They Can Feel

  by Angel Lenise

When Melanie Fiona first released “Cold Piece” three months ago, she never thought the Alan Nglish-produced track would ever get the video treatment. “I probably could have [shot a video] if I wanted to,” the [...]

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