Boombox Creators Documentary: The Ghetto Blaster Gets Its Due

shockleewebpic_boomboxcreatorspreviewBefore the iPod helped revolutionize digital music, the boombox helped revolutionize portable music culture and now, a group of filmmakers are on a mission to find out who the Boombox creators are. A ‘a docu-man hunt’ to find the original designers and crafters of the iconic, portable radio/cassette player that helped spread hip hop and New York street culture to the worldwide masses.

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Research Finds Music Is Getting Sadder As The Years Go By

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that since 1965 the mood of pop songs has gotten sadder…is it a sign of the times or do we just prefer our music darker? Listen to this piece below from Studio 360 on what this new research means.

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Nile Rodgers In His Own Words At The International Music Summit

Legendary songwriter/producer Nile Rodgers who was introduced to the world via the work with his band Chic, recently sat down with Pete Tong at the International Music Summit in Ibiza. Hear Nile drop some amazing jewels in his own words about the various twists and turns in his career and the underlying recipe to his personal success.

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Rest In Peace Gil Scott-Heron: April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011

Gil Scott-Heron Influential American poet, musician, author, revolutionary and voice of a generation.

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