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Music Cities: Grand Rapids, Michigan Community Music Cities Series 

Music Cities: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Michigan is no stranger to music. Hitsville USA a.k.a. Motown was founded in Detroit. Plenty of Michigan rockers came from the mitten state: Alice Cooper, Bob Seger, Diana Ross (The Supremes) Glen Frey (The Eagles), Iggy Pop, Madonna, Stevie Wonder, Jack White, Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Grand Funk Railroad, The Romantics, Mike Posner, Sufjan Stevens, and the list goes on… While Detroit Rock City gets plenty of high praises for its music (thanks for the 1979 shout-out, KISS), a Western Michigan city is also making a way onto the…

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PLAYLIST: Growing Up Angie Features Growing Up Playlists News Playlists 

PLAYLIST: Growing Up Angie

Hello Infectious Readers! I’m Angela Flores. I am 19-years-old and am currently a student at Texas A&M University. I have been writing for Infectious Magazine since June of 2014 and still get excited every time I start writing a piece. I wouldn’t trade my time here for anything. Growing up, music has always been a part of my life. Between listening to my mother’s oldies CD’s and my father’s tejano radio stations, I’ve learned to appreciate different genres of music, regardless of whether or not they’re top hits. Below are…

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10 Cover Songs You Need To Hear Features Indie Lists Metal News Playlists Pop Punk Rock 

10 Cover Songs You Need To Hear

A lot of musicians are famous because they are capable of writing and performing mind-blowing songs, but every now and then an artist comes up who is capable of out-doing the original.  Cover songs tend to be some of the hardest songs to make successful.  There is a fine line between making the track your own and completely obliterating a classic with your own spin.  Here are 10 cover songs by artists who have created versions either up to par or totally surpassing their predecessors.

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