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A Breakdown of The Most Important Style Eras in Music

Fri, 08.01.14 at 2:12pm

If someone told you to pick your favorite era of music, there’s a good chance the style of that time period would play a huge part in the decision process.

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“No Regrets” Short Film Featuring Joey Bada$$

Fri, 08.01.14 at 12:29pm

Check out our first ever short film “No Regrets” starring Joey Bada$$ and scored by Statik Selektah.

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Justin Timberlake Adds Second Houston Date To “The 20/20 Experience Tour”

Fri, 08.01.14 at 11:45am

Justin Timberlake has H-Town “lovestoned” over his current The 20/20 Experience Tour — so much so that he’s putting on an extra show at the Toyota Center on December 1st.

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10 International Musicians About to Make it Big in the U.S.

Wed, 07.30.14 at 2:11pm

Every once in a while, an artist comes along that completely takes over the music scene, becoming a certified American rock star. Oddly enough, they don’t even have to be born in the States.

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Meet the Future Stars of EDM

Tue, 07.29.14 at 12:01pm

Music moves fast, and the EDM scene moves even faster. It was only a few short years ago that the electronic scene was still very much off mainstream America’s radar.

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Give the Bassist Some: 10 of The Most Influential Bass Players Ever

Mon, 07.28.14 at 12:48pm

Everyone knows the lead singer and the lead guitarist. How could you miss them? They’re the guys with the giant spotlight on them, and even the drummer usually gets his moment of glory. After all, James Brown dedicated an entire

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HUF x Blondie 40th Anniversary Collection

Fri, 07.25.14 at 1:08pm

Back in 1974, the New York music scene was shaping the sound we consider iconic today, and Blondie was one of the premiere pioneers of the early punk movement.

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House of Marley “The Get Together”: AllDayEveryDay (Video)

Wed, 07.23.14 at 12:50pm

New York City dance culture is taken very seriously, whether it’s above the streets or underground in the subway station.

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Hip-Hop’s Most Creative Side Projects

Fri, 07.18.14 at 12:05pm

Hip Hop artists are renowned for their creativity, so it’s no surprise that they often venture into other territory.

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2014 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees Revealed

Fri, 07.18.14 at 11:14am

The time has come for the annual MTV Video Music Awards, and the 2014 nominees are no surprise if you’ve been keeping an ear to the radio for the past year.

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Sounds Familiar: A Review Of the Most Sampled Songs Ever

Thu, 07.17.14 at 12:12pm

Have you ever heard a song and had deja vu? It’s probably because it’s been sampled about a million times.

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A Look at Hip-Hop’s 15 Most Influential Producers From the Past Decade

Wed, 07.16.14 at 12:04pm

While rhymes do indeed matter, it is the beat that helps keep most interested in a hip-hop song.

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7 Professional DJs Share Tips on How to Make It As a DJ

Tue, 07.15.14 at 12:18pm

There’s more to rocking a crowd than just playing what works on the radio. It takes style, extensive music knowledge, and a serious passion for making the music flow together perfectly

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Vote Now For Your Favorite Nominees At The 2014 Houston Press Music Awards

Mon, 07.14.14 at 1:00pm

Houston musicians have been putting out quality music all year long, and the 2014 Houston Press Music Awards will be honoring a few of those hitmakers.

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House Of Marley – The Get Together

Mon, 07.14.14 at 1:00am

The House of Marley celebrates that spirit of sound with the launch of The Get Together campaign, featuring the portable Get Together audio system. Directed by Wonford St. James and produced by Exposure, the House of Marley video, uses the