Author Archives: Damiann

The Musicians from Ashville, North Carolina and Fusing Tradition with Contemporary |


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North Carolina is home to some of the best music and musician. The energy is ne that is unique to the music that comes from here. Anyone who has a streak of music in them will love the rhythms and beats that the music offers. Even those who don’t know how to dance or understand music cant resist the temptation to tap their fingers and move their feet to the beats. The music is not just constricted to live events […]

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Shaking Up North Carolina For A Decade – The Hopscotch Music Festival |


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This past September, Raleigh’s famous Hopscotch Music Festival has celebrated its tenth year of the annual celebration. They had famous artists like CHVRCHES, James Blake, Phantogram, and Sleater-Kinney. The music festival took place in Raleigh’s downtown area in 11 areas. The main stages of the festival were the venues Red Hat Amphitheater and the City Plaza. The festival is held for three days in early September. What Is It All About? The Hopscotch Music Festival is different from the rest […]

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The Burst of Underground Hip Hop in North Carolina |


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Music lovers, and maybe a few other members of society, might be familiar with the true meaning of the underground hip hop music scene. The word “underground” may throw people off as it may mean something shady. However, underground hip hop just means hip hop music that is outside the mainstream media. It is often associated with independent artists who make anti-commercial, positive, or social-conscious songs. Carolina is a state that is often associated with folk, blues, or country music. […]

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Top Venues to Catch Some Puer Underground Live Music in North Carolina |


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Fans and artists have been drawn to musical spontaneity always, and the reputation of North Carolina’s music is highly acclaimed. Right from beach bars to glam concert halls, the venues create a memorable experience.  The amphitheatres have roaring crowds, and nothing beats the iconic music venues, mainly underground music performed live. Regardless of whether you are a hard-rocking pop music junkie or headbanger, or even a country music fan, there are plenty of spots in North Carolina to enjoy live […]

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From North Carolina Come the Best American Idols |


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North Carolina and Charlotte are a hotbed of contestants for American Idol.  North Carolina is prominent for housing Pepsi and Krispy Kreme Donuts, but recently American Idol turned on the talent light over the state, bringing out the most winners. The Accolades At 17 years, McCreery, Garner native Scotty, won American Idol season 10 and then has released three albums and has sold in total over 2.6 million records. Now there is a book from the 22-year –old McCreery, ‘Go […]

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The Most Influential Artist from North Carolina – Hootie and the Blowfish |


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The entertainers that hail from North Carolina sure do have a flair in their performances. One of the greatest musicians who influenced the world of music is the band Hootie and The Blowfish, and they hail from the heart of North Carolina. The success that the band saw in the 80s has helped the band get back together after a break to give the new world the music that they created for the 80s. The band is said to release […]

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Indie American Bands Who Made It Big |


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Everyone knows how hard it is to start out in the music industry. It may take years and years of publicity, projects, and written songs to impress the crowds and become a star. Even bands under major record labels find it difficult. How much harder is it for those indie bands who wouldn’t know the first thing to do to become popular? Still, over the years, lots and lots of indie artists are starting to emerge and get their shot […]

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Formerly Underground Music Genres – Part 2 |


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Once underground, the drill music genre has been blasted into the headlines for its supposed links to violent crime in the inner city in Britain. But what is drill, and is it really responsible for violence? This article will give you the answers. What is drill? Drill is a type of trap music with distinctive, ominous beats. The most famous early artist to use it was Chief Keef, a rapper from Chicago. That city gave birth to the genre. It […]

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Formerly Underground Music Genres – Part 1 |


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Grime, a formerly underground genre, has been called as disruptive and powerful as punk. A study by Ticketmaster shows that the number of grime streams has surpassed 200 million. How did this music genre gain success and love in the mainstream? If you’ve ever wondered what grime music is, the artists that started it, and what its future will be, here’s everything you need to know. What is grime music? Despite often being associated with hip-hop, grime is actually a […]

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Early Forms Of Rock Music Part 3: Folk Rock |


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The 1960s was a time of great change and upheaval in the Western world. Against the backdrop of war, progressive ideals, and economic crises, folk and rock music had a child called folk rock. If you’ve ever wondered about early forms of rock music, keep reading to find out more about folk rock, its history, and its lasting legacy. Folk Rock in the Mid-1960s Developed in both the United States and the United Kingdom, folk rock is a hybrid of […]

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