Queen is probably the world’s biggest and most successful band of all time, but they too had small beginnings.
One of the world’s biggest Nu-metal bands, Korn, started out when they were just a couple of kids in high school.
In her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, Grammy winning artist Ani DiFranco recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom, combining personal expression, the power of music, feminism, political activism, storytelling, philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and much more into an inspiring whole. In these frank, honest, passionate, and often funny pages is […]
One of the most iconic and influential bands of the late 1960s is The Doors. It all began in the halls of UCLA where Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek were studying Film and Theatre.
Jake Shimabukuro is probably the world’s greatest ambassador for the ukulele, and it’s a role he loves. If you’ve ever been to one of his live performances and seen the way he reaches fans on a visceral level, there is no doubt that playing the instrument brings him great joy. It always has.
Though Holt didn’t come from a very musical family, he had a strong desire to learn the upright bass from the first time he heard one. “I first heard a bass at an assembly in junior high,” he explains. “I thought, ‘What’s that instrument? It sounds so cool.’” From that moment he was determined to learn.
The Main Squeeze Orchestra is an all-female accordion orchestra based in Manhattan. The group came to be after founder Walter Kühr had a vivid dream.
Papa Joe DeMaio is a musician who lost his way quite a few years back. Eventually, he rediscovered his love of music and that put him back on track. He wrote to us explaining his journey and we were very excited and happy to hear that one of our articles helped him to get back […]