Before the iPod there was the Walkman! For anyone who knows what’s a Walkman is, you’d know that it revolutionize the way we listen to music. Most kids these days have no idea what a Walkman or a cassette player is. This video by the TheFineBros show exactly how ancient the Walkman has become. The reactions by the kids are priceless and is sure to make you feel just a tad old. Check it out above and let us know what you think!
This picture pretty much sums it all up:
You love folk music? Than Nevada might be the place for you. How about bluegrass? Oregon is a hotbed for that genre. Movoto, an online real estate broker created a map of the United States that show all of the “hot zones” for particular genres. According to Movoto, they gathered all the statistics from “the National Endowment of the Arts, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (via the Martin Prosperity Institute) and state level music preferences from Wikipedia.”
Some of the information definitely surprised us. We knew that country music was huge in Nashville but who knew it was huge in Los Angeles as well? How about Minneapolis and Seattle being a stronghold for hip hop and rap music? Take a look at the map by clicking on the image above or click here and let us know what you think of the map!
Coachella 2014 weekend one went off without a hitch! Like every year, Coachella is known for having a ton of surprised musical guest appearances. This year was no different! For everyone who went and survived, keep the festival memories alive and check out our team mixtape. For the folks going to weekend two, don’t be afraid to start the party early with some great tunes!
Just like that, after eight consecutive weeks of reigning as our most shared song, Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” is dethroned by the surging single “All of Me” by John Legend. And with the announcement of The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein being inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Beatles jumped to the top of our most shared artist list. See who else made our list below.
Top 25 Most Shared Songs On SoundTracking
1. John Legend - All of Me
2. Coldplay - Magic
3. Pharrell Williams - Happy
4. Justin Timberlake - Not a Bad Thing
5. Passenger - Let Her Go
6. OneRepublic - Counting Stars
7. Katy Perry - Dark Horse (feat. Juicy J)
8. American Authors - Best Day of My Life
9. Aloe Blacc - The Man
10. Lorde - Team
11. Bastille - Pompeii
12. Imagine Dragons - Demons
13. Ellie Goulding - Burn
14. Lorde - Royals
15. Capital Cities - Safe and Sound
16. Jhene Aiko - The Worst
17. A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera - Say Something
18. Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know?
19. Paramore - Ain’t It Fun
20. Martin Garrix - Animals
21. Clean Bandit - Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne)
22. Calvin Harris - Summer
23. Avicii - Wake Me Up
24. Daft Punk - Instant Crush (feat. Julian Casablancas)
25. The Black Keys - Fever
Top 25 Most Shared Artists On SoundTracking
5. Michael Jackson
8. Justin Timberlake
9. Pharrell Williams
10. Katy Perry
11. John Legend
15. Led Zeppelin
16. Arctic Monkeys
19. Pearl Jam
20. Bruno Mars
22. Kylie Minogue
23. Guns N’ Roses
24. Imagine Dragons
25. Red Hot Chili Peppers
You guys sure know how to pick them! There are so many great #tbt posts this week. We really enjoy looking through all of them so keep it coming guys! If you haven’t already, join the conversation and hash-tag #tbt or #throwbackthursday and post a classic track!
Check out our favorites of the day and discover a throwback gem!
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