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MMM Top Ten: 10 Bands That We Wish Would Get Back Together

Top 10 Bands That We Wish Would Get Back Together When a popular band announces they’re breaking up on a Monday, rumors that they’re going to stage a reunion usually begin by that Friday (maybe even late Thursday). Indeed, countless bands have split up only to have successful reunions years or even decades later, albeit… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 Artists on the Rise in 2021

In the past two years, a lot of new artists have exploded onto the music scene, harnessing the free time that the quarantine provided to hone their musical talents and the power of social media to build a fanbase and gain recognition. Here at Music Matters Media, we rounded up 10 of our favorite artists… Read more

MMM Top Ten: The 10 Best Music Videos of 2021 (So Far)

The Top Ten Best Music Videos of 2021 (So Far) #10. “Montero (Call Me By My Name)” – Lil Nas X Lil Nas X catapulted himself into the public eye yet again with his controversial music video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).” The video depicts Lil Nas X discovering his sexuality in ‘Montero,’… Read more

MMM Top Ten: The 10 Best Songs of 2021 (So Far)

The Top Ten Best Songs of 2021 (So Far) #10. “ACTION” — CHAI Photo Credit: Yoshio Nakaiso “ACTION” finds CHAI rejecting all the weight of self-seriousness (not that the band had much of that to begin with). Black Lives Matter protests inspired the Japanese quartet to think about what a call to action would look… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 Hip-Hop Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021

2021 is shaping up to be a year where a lot of new artists are entering the musical arena through popular social media platforms like TikTok. By using catchy beats, favorable lyrics, and/or impressive visuals, musicians in 2021 are searching for the niche that gets them in the spotlight. Below are some of these notable… Read more

MMM Thoughts: Physical Media vs. Streaming Services – Which is a Better Listening Experience?

Photo Credit: PEOPLEIMAGES/GETTY IMAGES There’s no doubt that technology has changed the way of life for modern people across the globe. From self-driving cars to automated purchases and even media consumption, people have adapted the changing tech into their lives. Entire business models have needed to revamp to keep with the changing times, and the… Read more

MMM Thoughts: Music & Politics – Should Musicians Express Their Views Through Music?

It’s a tale that repeats with each new generation: the artist angers the masses by marrying artistic vision with principles. In this millennium, we’ve already witnessed notable examples from popular musicians: The Chicks denouncing George Bush and the Iraq War. Lady Gaga protesting Russia’s ban on homosexuality at a tour stop in Moscow. Beyoncé evoking… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 EDM Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021

EDM has seen a lot of changes over the last years. With the inclusion of sub-genres and the blending of styles, there are so many types of electronic music for fans across the world to fall in love with. The music industry is shifting with new releases, projects, and artists entering the arena. However, below… Read more