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10 Tips To Songwriting

Writing songs has always been a part of who we are. Growing up we would write with what we knew at the time, and we fell in love with the idea that you can make an incredible piece of history in one moment out of nothing but your voice. Now that we’ve grown up a bit we are still in awe of what we do. Now we appreciate that we get to make a career doing something that we love. After writing for some time, you start to develop a…

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2014 MTV VMA Nominees Announced

This morning, MTV took advantage of the popular app Snapchat to announce the 2014 MTV VMA Nominees. Beyoncé is in the lead with eight nominations under her belt including Video of the Year award. Trailing behind Queen Bey is Eminem and Iggy Azalea who both have seven nominations. Check out to see if your favorite artists made the cut in this year’s award show. The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards takes place on Sunday, August 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. Please follow and like us:

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World Cup Playlist: Songs For Pre-Game, Victory & Defeat

The World Cup is upon us. As a Brit, I am obligated to be excited about it, but as a music lover, I’m also super excited to put together a mix of anthems for both victory and defeat. So the next time you’re head is up  in the FIFA World Cup cloud, press play on this playlist to rock out through the whole game. Please follow and like us:

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The History Of Music Festivals

Welcome to festival season! While we are currently already two months into a music aficianado’s favorite time of year, the fun has only just begun, with concerts spanning all the way through August. Those of us that keep up with the festivals, we all know the biggest names and where they are… But do we know the history behind those festivals? Infectious Magazine takes a look at 4 of the best-known summer music festivals and how they got their start. These festivals were created for surprisingly simple reasons, but grew…

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Lollapalooza 2014 Schedule Announced

Lollapalooza returns to downtown Chicago from August 1 to 3, and now festival-goers can start planning out their itinerary. The full 2014 lineup was announced earlier, but now Lolla has released their full schedule, which you can check out here. Per usual, the festival presents an array of difficult choices: Eminem vs. Arctic Monkeys on Friday, OutKast up against Calvin Harris, Cut Copy and others on Saturday, and Kings of Leon squaring off against Skrillex, Chance the Rapper and Darkside on Sunday. Oh, the choices. Other decisions you’ll be forced to make:…

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WATCH: Eminem & Nate Ruess (fun.) “Headlights” Mother’s Day Music Video

For Mother’s Day, Eminem has released a music video for his song “Headlights,” and it features Nate Ruess from fun. Even though Mother’s Day was yesterday, you can still check out the video today! Watch it below, after the jump. For more from Eminem, you can purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here. And if you’d like to hear more of Nate Ruess’s music with fun., you can pick up a CD here and grab yourself some concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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The Killers To Headline At Glasgow Summer Sessions

After going on a hiatus in late 2013, The Killers announced that they will be headlining at the Glasgow Summer Sessions this year. Last year’s acts included Eminem and Kings Of Leon, and this year’s lineup is sure to include great acts as well, such as The Courteeners and Miles Kane. The Summer Sessions begin on August 19 in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow. Happen to be traveling in Scotland this summer? Buy concert tickets here starting on April 25. And to hear more of The Killer’s music in the meantime, purchase…

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Tour Diary #2: The Nearly Deads

TJ here, on my way back to Nashville after our last show of this tour. I love being on the road, but I’m so excited to be home for a few weeks before heading out again! So I’m just chillin’ in the back bunk of our van listening to some Brand New and writing this! We last left off in Portland. The next night we got to stay with some friends outside of our show in Chico, California. The crew treated us really well and we had a lot of…

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10 Songs By Bands Inspired By Nirvana

Kurt Cobain is one of the most important musical figures in Rock ‘n’ Roll history.  The impact he had in the early 1990s not only helped sky rocket grunge and flannel to mainstream popularity, but also inspired a wide range of musicians from all corners of musical genres.  In honor of the 20 year anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain, here’s a playlist dedicated to all the bands and artists his music and image helped to inspire for today’s world. Please follow and like us:

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11 Best Movies About Music Features Film Reviews Lists Reviews 

11 Best Movies About Music

Some of us like music. Some of us like movies… Okay, who am I kidding? We all love both and there’s no denying it. And what’s better than mixing two of our favorite things together into one – the lovely genre that is musical or music-based movies, of which there are plenty to choose from. There are those that are purely musical (you know, where there’s hardly any real talking and it’s a singing conversation), those that are inspired by bands, those that are about bands, those about people with…

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