After scoring several large gigs in Dallas, including performances at ’til Midnight at the Nasher and NYE at The Rustic, future soul duo Medicine Man Revival is making their first foray into the Austin music scene with a month-long […]
Artists go through a multitude of steps just to get their music to listeners, and a large part of the process of distributing music is the artist’s use of a music distributor. A music distributor, says […]
Need a break? This playlist from the OV Staff is full of coffeehouse picks, perfect to help you unwind, relax, and maybe cram a little bit more for those last finals. Soft ambient rock and […]
With all the music streaming platforms readily available at our fingertips, it’s hard to imagine why actually buying music is still an option. Many people may ask, “what is the incentive to buy each song individually when you can pay a flat monthly rate to stream thousands of full albums right on your device?” and they certainly have a point. Plus, not only does this model save consumers money, it makes money for labels.
To Karl Marx, religion was the “opium of the masses.” I personally think music is the real opium. We listen to music for fun; to accommodate our sadness and anger. We listen to music to forget things, to experience specific emotions we normally couldn’t without music’s presence. So it’s natural for gigantic events, like music festivals, to be some of the coolest places one can go. Coachella, Reading, ACL, Governor’s Ball, and countless others, all bring the heat when it comes to memorable music experiences. But, something of a questionable trend has been gaining traction in recent times, as some publications have reported that some music festivals are becoming elitist, to counter the culture of mainstream festivals.
During our interview early last month, Malik and I talked about the future of his music, and what listeners could expect from his improved artistry and risk-taking with his sounds. Now, three weeks later, listeners can finally […]
With the scorching Texas summer coming, everyone has “swimsuit season” fresh in their mind. Long summer days in Texas means minimum clothing and maximum fun by the water, which means it’s time to hit the gym […]