music

This Is the Best Music to Listen to If You Want to Be Productive

Need to bear down and get some work done? Crank the tunes, but not just any tunes โ€” these tunes.

Why Learning the Guitar Is the Best Investment You Can Ever Make

Even if you never release an album, learning to play the guitar repays the investment many times over. Learn why.

Ask the Readers: Do You Go to Concerts?

Tell us whether or not you go to concerts and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

New Ways to Listen to Music for Free or Cheap

Why pay for music when you don't have to? Get a constant influx of new music with these totally legal, free (or cheap) music services.

How Much?! A Breakdown of Concert Ticket Prices

Where does the money go when you buy a concert ticket? And what's with all the service charges? Learn exactly what your ticket purchase is paying for.

Runaway Debt, Can You Ever Pay It Back?

If runaway debt is taking over your life, here's some help from a perhaps unexpected source: rock band Soul Asylum.

Pianos cost too much? Get a synth!

Be aware of your options! Did you know there's a wonderful world โ€” no, UNIVERSE of sound out there which shatters the conventional stereotypes of boring piano lessons? Don't get in

DIY Entertainment--A Recipe for the Recession

Live in one of those godforsaken next to the highway hamlets? Pining for a night out on the town but can't afford it? Don't sit home. DIY your own entertainment and bring some liv

Inside the Shady World of Cheap iTunes Gift Cards

A casual search on eBay led to auctions selling iTunes gift cards for cheap, but is there a darker side to this? Some would say yes.

Trent Reznor giving away new Nine Inch Nails album

Music fans of the world, unite. The very cool Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails (or who basically IS Nine Inch Nails), is letting fans download the entire new album The Slip free at

Legendary rock band Radiohead charges "whatever you want" for latest album

It's making huges waves through the music industry, which is hardly surprising. Organizations like the RIAA have been trying, and failing I think, to crack down on illegal musi

Will Internet Radio die on July 15th?

If you love the freedom and variety of Internet Radio, today is not going to be a good day for you. Today is Internet Radio Day Of Silence. [more]

Enjoy Lawsuit-free Music

That usually means buying it, of course. And if you think buying music can be pricey, imagine the cost of paying the RIAA off in an effort to stay out of court. Can I legally download non RIAA music? [more]

Free entertainment all over town

For the LA natives in the crowd, don't miss the free Downtown on Ice events at Pershing Square, going on until January 12. Enjoy a movie under the stars on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:00 pm. [more]