Lo-fi was a term to describe low quality DIY music, but today it is a whole culture and aesthetic.
Learn about the origin of Britpop, its characteristics and key representatives, including Coldplay, Oasis, Radiohead and others.
Jazz pianist and composer Lyle David Mays was an American artist best known as co-founder of the Pat Metheny Group. Together Metheny and Mays composed and arranged nearly all of the group’s music, earning the jazz fusion group eleven Grammy Awards.
Trace rise and fall of Hip hop from the golden era into current times.
Music has come a long way from where it started in the late 1800s, Thomas Edison invented the phonograph round August 12, 1877. It was stated that during his research he gave birth to the sound processing devices called gramophones. From then to fast forwarding to now things change from equipment, genres of music, and […]
Aftobeat has now found it way to our every day playlistsfrom Africa. Loaded with bass percussion, the most melodic vocals, there is no way your body doesn’t dance as soon as an AfroBeat song plays.
Learn about Tupac’s influences that date back to the Harlem Renaissance and his influence on modern Hip-Hop music.
Des-pa-cito… Is the song that got the world obsessed with Reggaeton The hit from 2017, took the world by storm and represented a pinnacle attained by a relatively new genre. The song that topped all the charts around the world. And, to everyone’s surprise, it wasn’t an English composition, but a Latin one! The first and […]
Explore the origins of the term ‘post-rock’ and the style’s key groups. The genre borrows from many different styles including techno, jazz, krautrock, dub reggae, electronica and musique concrete.
Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, known professionally as Bad Bunny, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. While studying at the University of Puerto Rico, he worked as bagger in a supermarket. He was also gaining popularity as a Latin trap and reggaeton singer on the music platform Sound Cloud, and was signed to a record […]