Artist Of The Week: Tina V


Here at Gigg, we’re all about music. We breathe, eat, and live music. And we’re especially passionate about finding new music. A casual day in the office involves us running around the office with our laptops showing each other new music. We love sharing new music and up and coming talent so much that we […]

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5 All-Consuming Musical Subcultures


When is it that one stops being a fan, and becomes a fanatic? For these musical maniacs, their favorite artist or genre has determined everything from what they wear to where they live and work. Check out these five all-consuming musical subcultures and tell us all about your own obsessions in the comments section!   […]

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10 Songs To Help Cure the Summer Blues


It’s hot, it’s sticky, and you’re inevitably sunburnt…summer’s not for everyone.  Check out these ten songs to help you through those summertime blues (and don’t worry, fall is nearly here!).       1. “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran This classic from 1958 is ranked number 73 on Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Songs of All […]

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How to Throw the Perfect Musical Dinner Party


Summer is in full swing, which means that outdoor gatherings and barbeques are also at their peak.  What better way to celebrate the summer than with a music-themed dinner party!  Check out the tips and ideas below to put together a musical feast for all the senses, and enjoy!   Pick a theme.  Whether its […]

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Karen O Announces New Solo Album, “Crush Songs”


Long regarded as one of the most innovative, adventurous, and undeniably hip women in rock and roll, Karen O, a.k.a. Karen Lee Orzolek, has been tearing it up since 2000.  Best known as the frontwoman of indie-rock mavens the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, Karen recently announced that she plans to release her debut solo album, Crush […]

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The 10 Most Heartwarming Songs From Animated Films


Animated films provide the soundtracks to our childhoods and, for some of us, can last well in to our more grown up years.  Check out these ten heartwarming songs from your favorite films that are sure to provoke a nostalgia-filled sing along and let us know your favorites in the comments section below!     […]

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Andre 3000 Will Play Jimi Hendrix in New Biopic

16987j /  Jimi Hendrix at the Marquee Club

  The rumors are true, Outkast star Andre 3000, a.k.a. Andre Benjamin, will play rock legend Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming film All Is By My Side.  Slated for release on August 8, the film will explore the early period of Jimi’s life, from 1966-67, when Hendrix went from unknown guitar player to rock god […]

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Most Hilarious Artist Instagrams


 There’s no doubt that Instagram and Twitter have forever changed the way that musicians and their fans interact.  Artists who were once veiled in a shroud of mystery now share everything from what they ate for breakfast to their favorite music blogs (this one!).  Better yet, many artists use social media to express their individual, […]

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5 Reasons to Love Ms. Lauryn Hill


It’s been 16 years since the release of her breakthrough solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, but Ms. Lauryn Hill is still at the top of her game.  With her current tour and plans for new music to be released soon, fans of the soulful hip-hop maven can expect to hear a lot more […]

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