10 Punk Bands You Wish You Could Have Seen

July 18, 2013

Punk rock is notorious for its brash, unapologetic reputation and raucous, high-energy style. The genre has produced tenured three-chord titans, short-lived lessons in volatility, and every variation in between. Some of us were born a bit too late to see our favorite punk acts perform live, and some of our favorite punk acts imploded before […]

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First ever International Cassette Store Day

July 16, 2013

  September 7th will be the first ever International Cassette Store Day, according to NME. Modeled after Record Store Day, select stores will feature a number of limited edition albums released on cassette, and modern classic albums re-released on the much-loved format. A statement from the organizers: “No longer the inadequate, younger sibling of Vinyl […]

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2013 lining up to be biggest year for single sales. Ever.

July 8, 2013

Pharrell Williams features on the top two selling singles According to NME and the Official Charts Company’s sales data, 2013 looks set to be the biggest year for singles sales in British history. The increase in sales is due largely in part to the dominance of the digital download market. Singles are up 2.5% from this time […]

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Hundreds of Guitar Players Gather for NYC Play-along

July 2, 2013

On June 21st hundreds of guitar players congregated in New York City’s Union Square Park to jam. Hosted by Guitar World and the NYC Guitar School, Mass Appeal Guitars was a massive community event held in honor of National Music Day. Community leaders and local celebrities lent their guitar and vocal skills to lead participants […]

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