All posts by Aaron Tyler
Backstory: Who Are You?
“Who Are You” is based on a day in the life of Pete Townshend. This song was one of the band’s biggest hits in North America and is the title track on The Who’s 1978 album, Who...
- Posted May 9, 2021
What’s Your Jam?
Music is cross-cultural and universal. It’s a ubiquitous activity found in every known human culture. So, why do we like the music we do? Research shows that musical preferences and personality are connected, yet little is known...
- Posted May 7, 2021
Umphrey’s McGee embarks on its Plan Bee Tour
TourGigs, the leader in Livestream concert experiences, will produceUmphrey’s McGee Plan Bee Tour providing virtual option across six shows starting April 30 WHAT: As Umphrey’s McGee embarks on its Plan Bee Tour, a collection of double-header, COVID-compliant and socially distant rock &...
- Posted April 26, 2021
Music Ties & Binds
Meet Giorgio Lo Porto an Italian living in London. On February 6, he shared a video of his neighbor playing the piano. The piano is muffled behind their shared wall, but the emotion in the playing and...
- Posted March 25, 2021
Happy Birthday Jon Bon Jovi!
John Francis Bongiovi Jr. was born March 2, 1962, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He started playing music in 1975, at the age of 13 with his first band, Raze. Still in his teens, Bon Jovi played in...
- Posted March 2, 2021
The Who’s frontman, Roger Daltrey, turns 77 today. The Who formed in London during 1964 with their classic lineup consisting of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, bass guitarist and singer John Entwistle, and...
- Posted March 1, 2021
Dolly Parton’s 75th Birthday Party!
We’re betting this is going to make for an interesting write-up. Tuesday, January 19 The Far Out Lounge Dolly Parton’s 75th Birthday Party! Doors Open at 7:00 PM $10 cover with a portion of the proceeds going...
- Posted January 15, 2021
“White Christmas” is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the version sung by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales...
- Posted December 17, 2020
Industry Veterans Launch Music Buzzz Podcast featuring stories you’ve (likely) never heard before from those who were there. Season 1 features a vast array of stories from industry executives and members and alumni of groups such as The E...
- Posted November 25, 2020
The Cultural Impact of The Exorcist
#Halloween 👻 The Cultural Impact of The Exorcist is a 20-minute documentary featuring real-time audience reactions from movie-goers seeing the film for the first time in 1974. The Exorcist was released in 24 theaters in the United...
- Posted October 29, 2020