Tagsbig black

Johnny Cash -

8 Studio Albums That Feature A Live Track: Neil Young, Johnny Cash, And More

Exclusives 13:59PM EDT

One of the primary objectives for a record producer is to make sure all of the songs on an album sound sonically consistent, but some artists choose to do away with this consistency by incorporating a live recording into the otherwise studio recorded album. Here are eight studio albums that feature a live track.READ MORE

Dr. Dre: 'I have one million dollars for every one of these buttons.'

6 Musicians Who Became Famous Producers: Brian Eno, Dr. Dre, And More

Exclusives 18:52PM EDT

Plenty of musicians eventually try their hand at producing, since it's pretty hard to record music in a studio without learning a thing or two about production. However, these six artists proved to be such talented producers that they made a second career out of it. Here are six musicians who became famous record producers.READ MORE

At the Drive-In -

5 Great Alt-Rock Songs About Real Crimes: Nirvana, At The Drive-In, and more

Exclusives 17:04PM EDT

Though few things are as horrific and stomach churning as violent crime, there's still an undeniably fascinating element to it when viewed from a distance, which makes for some interesting subject matter for songs. Here are five great alt-rock songs about real crimes.READ MORE

Big Black -

8 Great Punk Covers of Classic Songs: Minor Threat, Big Black, and more

Exclusives 12:37PM EDT

If an artist does a cover version of a song, but doesn't really change anything about it, then there's not really a point in doing it at all (listen to Seal's version of "Let's Stay Together" and tell me why it had to be made). However, these eight bands took songs by non-punk bands and put their own noisy punk spin of them.READ MORE

6 Great Bands with Unconventional Drumming: Pavement, the Velvet Underground, and more

Exclusives 17:52PM EDT

A drummer can either make or break a band. If they can't keep a beat, or if they play in a style that doesn't suit the songs, then the band as a whole will suffer. These six bands understood the importance of percussion, and dared to experiment with what unusual percussion could bring out in their music.READ MORE

Real Time Analytics