Mike Huckaby was a DJ, producer, sound designer and educator who defined the tastes of the Detroit dance music community.
Learn about the DJ Kygo and his contribution to the genre Tropical House.
Learn about the origins of Funk Carioca its long history and how it moved from Favaleas of Brazil to the mainstream.
Learn about the origin of Britpop, its characteristics and key representatives, including Coldplay, Oasis, Radiohead and others.
Lo-fi was a term to describe low quality DIY music, but today it is a whole culture and aesthetic.
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.