Award season

Award season

News

While the American Music Awards just took place, nominations for the 2021 Grammy awards were also announced. Intense season...

30 November 2020

Introducing Sondz Alpha!

Introducing Sondz Alpha!

News, Updates

For those following this blog, it's been months in the making. For those following the project, it's been years... but here we are: Sondz Alpha is now live!

17 November 2020

The musician vote

The musician vote

News

For the past two days, the world has been anxiously waiting on the results of the 2020 US presidential election. And musicians have been among those staying up all night...

5 November 2020

Give girl musicians a break!

Give girl musicians a break!

News

Drummer Viola Smith died last week — at the age of 107. Gender played a huge role in her career as she was one of the very first female professionals in her field, a role she powerfully embodied all her life...

26 October 2020

Music, politics and Billboard

Music, politics and Billboard

News

Yesterday, the 2020 Billboard Music Awards took place — albeit virtually, for reasons clear to everyone but the current President of the United States. And that happened to be one of the key themes of the night...

15 October 2020

"Stairway to heaven" is finally Led Zeppelin's

News

Very few songs shaped Rock n' Roll the way this song did. And very few songs were more fought over than this one. Now, it seems, all this fighting may finally be giving way to peace and sheer musical pleasure...

5 October 2020

Musicians for Breonna Taylor

Musicians for Breonna Taylor

News

We have gotten used to living surrounded by political, social and racial tensions. However, some events still touch us — musicians even more so. Such is the case for Breonna Taylor and the aftermath of her death.

24 September 2020

Do the Reggay!

Do the Reggay!

News

On 9/11 2020, Frederick "Toots" Hibbert passed away from complications due to Covid-19. Such a fateful and timely occurrence cannot be denied, especially for such a pioneering musician...

14 September 2020

K-Pop is world pop

K-Pop is world pop

News

If there was still any doubt that K-Pop was taking over the world (of music), here is proof: released one week apart, boy band BTS and girl band Blackpink are smashing all sorts of records with their respective new singles...

3 September 2020

A WAP-ping record

A WAP-ping record

News

US Rapper Cardi B started making a name for herself from the get-go: her 2017 Major label debut single, "Bodak Yellow", was the first of four tracks to make it to #1 in the charts. The last one, "WAP", got released a couple of weeks ago...

24 August 2020

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