Classic Rock

Vinyl Sales Surpass CD Sales For The First Time Since 1986

The RIAA has published their 2020 mid-year revenue report and something has happened in music sales that hasn’t occurred since 1986 - vinyl has outsold CDs for the first time in 34 years.
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People Are Getting Through the Pandemic by Buying Guitars

The COVID-19 pandemic has spawned an unlikely comeback story as guitar sales have thrived and sent a much needed jolt into an industry that was struggling.
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The Hot Ones of Summer: 50 Years of the Season’s Biggest Anthems

In order to determine the “song of the summer” from the past 50 years, we looked at the Billboard Hot 100 Chart to see which song, or in some cases songs, had the longest continuous streak at number one.
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Where You Can Watch Drive-In Concerts Across the Country

Here’s a look at where drive-in concerts are taking places across the country and how you can watch them. With social distancing efforts in place and large gatherings prohibited for the foreseeable future, artists have started making plans to do so.
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

The study examined the listening habits of 7,500 people and how they affected their physical and mental well-being. Music is tied to emotion and researchers say they were able to quantify it with this study.
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Watch Billy Porter and Steven Stills, Maggie Rogers, and Leon Bridges Perform for the 2020 DNC

The lineup at the 2020 Democratic National Convention is shaping up to be a mini virtual music festy, with “night one” featuring Maggie Rogers, Leon Bridges, and Billy Porter with Steven Stills.
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The 10 Best Music Documentaries and Where You Can Watch Them

We look at the ten best music documentaries now available on Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and Prime Video. Here’s what they are, and here’s where you can watch them.
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Why You'll Be Seeing More Music Videos in Your Facebook Feed

The social media giant is set to unveil hundreds of thousands of music videos this weekend. The move comes to challenge YouTube, which has had a stronghold as the space for music videos on the internet this year.
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Fighting for Their Future: How Independent Music Venues Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

A conversation with several individuals involved with the National Independent Venue Association speak on how the COVID-19 pandemic as affected their staff and what it will take to keep their doors open in the future.
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Study Shows Playing a Musical Instrument Is Good for Your Mental Health

It could be the creative outlet, it could be the stress relief, most likely it’s just because making music is a whole lot of fun! A new study, meant to explore how learning an instrument can affect a person’s mood, has produced some positive results.
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