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

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  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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4 Artists That Have Collaborated With their Musical Heroes


For these young musicians life was like a dream when they had the chance to work with their musical heroes.  What artist collaborations would you add to this list?  Let us know in the comments section!     St. Vincent and David Byrne.  Singer/songwriter St. Vincent, a.k.a. Annie Clark, and former Talking Heads frontman David […]

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Artist Of The Week: WALLA


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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10 Songs To Play (At Full Volume) On the Open Road


Summer is in full swing, which means that road trip season has officially begun! Check out these ten tracks that are great to blast and sing along to when you’re cruising down the open road.    1. Emiliana Torrini, “Jungle Drum” From the Icelandic singer’s 2009 album Me and Armini.     2. The Unicorns, […]

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Can Music Change the Way We Think?


    Have you ever felt more focused while listening to Mozart, or had a wave of nostalgia wash over you after just a few notes from one of your favorite songs?  There may be a lot more happening in your brain than you realize.  A study titled “What You Hear Shapes How You Think: […]

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