Rock

Gogol Bordello: Top 10 Songs

Gogol Bordello is a Gypsy punk band from the Lower East Side of Manhattan, formed in 1999 and known for theatrical stage shows and persistent touring. Much of the band's sound is inspired by Gypsy music mixed with punk and dub. The band incorporates accordion and violin (and on some albums, saxophone)....

Top 15 Songs From Mad Men

Mad Men is nearing its end and with it comes the end of one of the most poignant scores on television. Why? Well it’s the backdrop of some of Don Draper’s most defining moments for starters. The soundtrack’s been every bit as impressive as the series’ haunting portrayal of 1960s Madison Avenue......

Nick Drake: Top 5 Songs

// The "doomed romantic" figure, Nick Drake, passed away before his music gained any widespread recognition. However, critical reappraisal and a num...

Switchfoot: Top 10 Songs

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The Instrumental That Introduced The Drum Solo to Rock

Ginger Baker is mostly known for his work with a band that went by the name of Cream. You might recognize the lead guitarist of this band, Eric Clapton. Cream was short-lived (1966 - 1968) but its legacy and influence on the history of Rock 'N' Roll are immense. Despite the fact that Ginger Baker hated to be called a Rock drummer (his idols were Jazz legends such as Max Roach and Art Blakey), the musical impact he created reached greats like Carlos Santana, Johnny Rotten and Stewart Copeland....

Five Rap Rock Fusions That Don’t Suck

Rap: a great genre. Rock: also a great genre. Rap rock: a volatile mixture that can either go down incredibly well or horribly wrong. Rock and rap fans alike ha...