Today is Roy Orbison’s Birthday! 5 Reasons to Remember “The Big O”

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Today, April 23, is the birthday of legendary singer-songwriter Roy Orbison.  Known by his nickname, “The Big O,” Orbison was a true rock and roll pioneer who consistently pushed the boundaries of popular music and reinvented the country-influenced rockabilly genre.  Born in 1936 in Vernon, Texas, Orbison passed away on December 6, 1988, although his […]

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Happy Earth Day! 10 Songs That Honor Our Home Planet

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 Today, Tuesday April 22, 2014, is the 44th annual Earth Day.  Created in 1970 as a way to raise awareness of vital environmental issues, as well as to celebrate and honor our home planet, Earth Day is a holiday for everyone. Check out these ten Earth Day themed tracks to go green and let your […]

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Beginners Guide to Reggae

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Although many of reggae music’s greatest stars remain under the mainstream radar, it is a diverse and unique genre that reaches far beyond Bob Marley.  Born in Jamaica and rooted in the ska and rocksteady traditions, reggae influenced everything from the creation of hip-hop to punk and is the perfect soundtrack to a beautiful spring […]

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It’s Record Store Day! 10 Songs That Celebrate Vinyl

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Today, April 19, is the annual Record Store Day, which honors and celebrates local, independent record stores across the country. In honor of this wonderful musical holiday, I give you these ten songs that celebrate and declare each artist’s love of vinyl.       1. Pearl Jam, “Spin the Black Circle” The first single […]

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Artist Of The Week: Tinashe

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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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Join The Gigg Team!

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Gigg is hiring! Want to be a part of the Gigg team? Now is your chance! We are hiring 4 in-house positions with various requirements. Please email admin@gigg.com with your resume. Please list in the email which position you would like to be considered for.   Position 1: Graphic Designer/Graphic Design Intern -       Proficient in Photo Shop -       Able to create […]

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10 Record Store Day Releases to Watch Out For

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 “Indie record stores were the only music teachers I ever had.  The world would be a dark and lonely place without them” -Neko Case   Vinyl junkies on your marks: Record Store Day is this Saturday April 19.  For those unfamiliar with this glorious musical holiday, it’s a day that celebrates local independent record stores, […]

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Gigg.com partners with the America’s Freedom Festival for the annual Stadium Of Fire talent competition.

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Bands and vocalists compete for a chance to perform at the nation’s largest Fourth of July festival.   Gigg.com is excited to announce they are continuing their partnership with the America’s Freedom Festival to find two talented musical acts to perform in the show. One talented vocalist is wanted to perform the national anthem alongside […]

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10 Tracks for Tax Day

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They say that the only inevitable things in life are death and taxes, and tax day is here again.  Here are ten tracks for when you’re hurriedly filling out those many forms.              1. The Beatles, “Taxman” From the band’s 1966 album, Revolver, “Taxman” criticizes the progressive tax imposed in […]

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Gigg.com Teams Up With Music Legends of Musinq to Launch Four Competitions

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Bracket-style competitions will offer a bassist, guitarist, keyboardist and percussionist once in a lifetime opportunity to record in the studio with legendary musicians.    Starting today, Gigg will be hosting four tournament style competitions to find a percussionist, guitarist, keyboardist, and bass player who will each receive an opportunity of a lifetime.  Winners will spend […]

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