The Band That Best Captures the Sound of the ’70s

No decade is dominated by a single genre of popular music, but the 1970s was arguably more important than most. What’s the sound of the ’70s? Is it … folk rock? (Neil Young’s harvest turned 50 last year.) Progressive rock? (Prog’s nadir, Yes’s Tales From Topographic Oceans, was released in 1973 and promptly crashed under … Read more

Parkinson’s Patients Tune Into Music Therapy to Improve Gait

A small group of people with Parkinson’s disease adhered well to an experimental music-based digital therapy to treat gait problems, and reported quality of life gains, meeting the main goals of a small feasibility trial, according to its developer MedRhythms. Preliminary evidence of the trial (NCT04891107) that included 24 patients also suggested improvements in motor … Read more

Power Chord review | PC gamers

Mid-pandemic, I was subleasing the corner of a musty, beer can-infested jam space to practice drums. The unit behind mine was the frequent domain of an aging speed metal band, who never played in time for more than half an hour and were routinely too drunk to finish a single practice. When the lead guitarist … Read more

2023 Grammy Award nominee Omar Apollo taught himself how to sing from YouTube : NPR

Omar Apollo is committed to “starting from zero” in music, and in life. Grace Widyatmadja/NPR hide caption toggle caption Grace Widyatmadja/NPR Omar Apollo is committed to “starting from zero” in music, and in life. Grace Widyatmadja/NPR This is part of a series of features from All Things Considered on first-time Grammy nominees, ahead of the … Read more


Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival returns July 14-16 and will feature an all-star rock and metal lineup led by headliners SLIPKNOT, PANTERA other LIMP BIZKITplus more than 65 tattoo artists and haunted attractions, all held at the historic grounds of the Ohio State Reformatory (made famous by the movie “The Shawshank Redemption”), located in Mansfield, … Read more