Paul McCartney Has Composed the Music for a Video Game!

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  That’s right, legendary former Beatle Paul McCartney has composed the score and theme song for the new video game Destiny.  Bungie and Activision will release the highly anticipated first person shooter game on September 9.   For the soundtrack, which took more than four years to write and record, McCartney collaborated with Bungie’s staff […]

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5 Greatest Rock Operas Of All Time

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The rock opera is a grand tradition that has spanned more than five decades of musical history.  From The Who to Green Day, countless bands have played their own part in the evolution of the rock opera, check out this list of the five greatest!     5.  Pretty Things, S.F. Sorrow (1968) Widely regarded […]

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Artist Of The Week: The Show Ponies

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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 Send You Back to School

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Summer’s nearly over, which means it’s time for yet another year of school to begin!  Get back in the school spirit with these ten tracks and let us know your own favorites in the comments section.     1. “I Will Survive” by Cake The Gloria Gaynor cover from Cake’s breakthrough 1996 release, Fashion Nugget.  […]

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Introducing Up-and-Coming Indie Rockers Wild Belle

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A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure of seeing Wild Belle at the Pemberton Music Festival in British Columbia, Canada.  Originally from Chicago, Wild Belle is made up of the brother-sister duo Elliot and Natalie Bergman, who formed the group in 2011.  The musical siblings create genre-spanning indie-pop that includes elements of reggae, […]

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Pink Floyd Announces First New Album in 20 Years

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    Attention all Pink Floyd fans, the kings of psychedelic rock have announced that they plan to release their first new album in two decades, The Endless River, this October.  The new album follows a special 20th anniversary release of The Division Bell, and is rumored to be inspired by sessions from that album.  […]

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3 Artists That Are Breathing New Life Into Old Music

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What’s old is new again with these three artists, who are all breathing new life into old music. Check out our top three picks and let us known your own favorite revivalist artists in the comments section!       Shanghai Restoration Project Based out of New York City, Shanghai Restoration Project infuses traditional Chinese […]

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Today is National Book Lovers Day! Celebrate With This Literary Playlist

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Did you know that today, August 9, is National Book Lovers Day?  Celebrate a love of reading and books with this literature inspired playlist and add your own favorites to the comments section below!         1. “Sylvia Plath” by Ryan Adams This song from Gold was inspired by it’s namesake, the great […]

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Artist Of The Week: Brenda Burch

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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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6 Reasons Spoon is Still One Of the Greatest Rock Bands Around

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Originally hailing from Austin, Texas, Spoon has proven that they are indie-rock masters with staying power time and again.  This year, the five-member band are all set to release a new album and continue to build their rock and roll legacy.   Check out these six reasons why Spoon is still one of the greatest bands […]

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Here’s the Recap of Every New Weird Al Video

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The master of musical parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, has a new album out called “Mandatory Fun,” which entered the Billboard 200 in the number one spot.  To promote the album, Weird Al released eight videos on the same week that it came out, a la Beyonce.  Here’s the recap of every new chart-topping Weird Al […]

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