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Learn the Ways of the Cool: How to Love Jazz in 10 Easy Albums

If you’re not very familiar with jazz music I can understand the overwhelming intimidation you might get from the idea of delving deeper into its realms. Structurally, jazz is more complex than the average radio pop anthem because of its improvised nature of multiple melodies and rhythms all working together. Complex time signatures, complex syncopation, complex accents, and seemingly random scales make jazz not the easiest form of music to ‘actively’ listen to, let alone play. I say actively because we all know the stereotypical misconception that jazz is elevator music. Each note counts, yet you find so many of them. Don’t panic. Be patient, it will start to sound more relevant with each listen. But where to start?...

20 Musican-on-Musician Insults

We've collected 20 harsh insults that musicians gave to other musicians. It wasn't hard to find these, as a lot of the people in the music industry are known to...

Five Soundtracks That Redefined Their Hollywood Blockbusters

It is not infrequent to hear people coming out of movies comment: "That action was sick!" or "Maaan! Michael Bay really outdid himself this time!" (okay, the latter might not be that frequent). However,people underrate the amazing music that shapes most good movies into what they are....