Monday, February 27, 2017

Kool and the Gang


In 1964, thirteen-year-old Robert Bell, his brother Ronald, and five high-school friends in Jersey City, New Jersey, formed an instrumental band called the Jazziacs. They changed their name to Kool & the Flames in 1967, then Kool & the Gang in 1969 and were signed by Gene Redd to his new record label De-Lite Records in 1969. Their main genre of music is American Funk and rhythm and blues.

Friday, February 24, 2017

#FridayFive Get Your Groove On

It's Friday and it's time to get our groove on! Feeling Funky today!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

#BOTB Results Land of Confusion

The Results are IN! 



Here’s how it works: I’ll be posting two versions of the same song and after you give a listen to each, place your vote for your favorite and reason for the way you voted in the comments section.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Herman's Hermits


Herman's Hermits are an English pop band, formed in Manchester in 1964.

Friday, February 17, 2017

#FridayFive British Invasion

The British Invasion was a phenomenon that occurred in the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom, as well as other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States, and significant to the rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

#BOTB Disturbed vs Genesis

Time for the next round of Battle of the Bands!



Here’s how it works: I’ll be posting two versions of the same song and after you give a listen to each, place your vote for your favorite and reason for the way you voted in the comments section.

Monday, February 13, 2017

OMD: If You Leave

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (often abbreviated to OMD) is a synthpop group whose founding members are originally from the Wirral, United Kingdom.

Friday, February 10, 2017

#FridayFive Synthpop Artists


In a previous post, we talked a little bit about Synthpop. In today’s Friday Five we are showcasing other groups that are classified as synthpop.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Erasure

Synthpop (also known as electropop and technopop) is a genre of popular music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument. It was prefigured in the 1960s and early 1970s by the use of synthesizers in progressive rock, electronic art rock, and disco.