Sexism, objectivation, bullying, sexual abuse — it’s not that common to talk or even think about them, but lots of people face them in their everyday life. October of 2017 showed us, how disastrous the situation is in the music industry. Stories that were kept secret for years burst forth and filled up the media:… Continue reading Weinstein syndrome: Talks About Sexual Abuse
Instead of ushering us into the sci-fi predicted future, the new millennium has brought us a great deal of nostalgia. Trying to revive the aesthetics of the 1980s and the 1990s, heavily inspired by films, video games, cartoons of that time, and artists like John Carpenter, Vangelis, and Tangerine Dream, retrowave — or, synthwave, if… Continue reading The Future of Retrowave
Over the years, global interest in rap music has risen exponentially. Since the very beginning, hip-hop has been a voice for the voiceless, combining political discourse with musical expression. Artists like Kendrick Lamar, A Tribe Called Quest, J. Cole, Jamila Woods, Joey Bada$$, Anderson .Paak and a number of others have released tracks and albums… Continue reading Hip-hop in 2017: What Happens with the Underground?
What is Louder.me? Music is written to be heard. The artists want their music to win over other people’s hearts. In the 21st century, there are more ways and possibilities to get your creative musings out there than ever before. It’s become easy to record music in the comfort of one’s home, dozens of websites… Continue reading Uncover Your Next Favorite Artist With Louder.me
Remember how on Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters there was that one episode about plants being subjected to silence, music, praise, and cursing? It not only turned out that plants growing to music performed better, plants growing to metal and rock music (as opposed to classical music) showed the best results. If that’s how peas react to… Continue reading Music And The Brain
Music In the Old Days There used to be times, like back in the late 70s, when there was a limited number of channels for discovering new music. Basically, you could only listen to the radio, go to a concert to see a live show, or browse record store shelves. Since people could only consume… Continue reading The Tip Of The Iceberg