Mark Hoppus and Alex Gaskarth team up for Simple Creatures

Like father, like son. Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and his protégé Alex Gaskarth (of All Time Low) are making waves in the music world today with the announcement that they’re once again collaborating, but not just as a feature on a song. The two pop-punk heavyweights may have entered the recording studio as just friends, but they left as bandmates. (And no, Alex isn’t coming in … Continue reading Mark Hoppus and Alex Gaskarth team up for Simple Creatures

The 12 best BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge covers of all time

Sometimes when an artist releases a song, there’s something missing. You like the song, it has some good qualities, but it just isn’t all there. That’s what makes covers so great. It’s a do-over. We get another chance at the song. When the right changes are made, it can make an alright song sound incredible. Granted, covers can kind of suck, but that’s not why … Continue reading The 12 best BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge covers of all time

All Time Low covered Lorde’s ‘Green Light’ and it’s pretty amazing

Last month, Lorde smashed back into music prominence with her hit single “Green Light.” Four years since her stunningly successful debut album Pure Heroine, Lorde is back with an intriguing song that cohesively blends together different musical styles to create something different for pop radio. With her raspy, emotional vocals, Lorde’s “Green Light” is a good listen, but it may not be the best version of … Continue reading All Time Low covered Lorde’s ‘Green Light’ and it’s pretty amazing

5 songs we still listen to from 2007

Nostalgia is a fun thing. From time to time, we find ourselves going back to the good ol’ days, pulling out photos, trying on outfits we swear we used to fit into, and listening to whatever music was on our first iPods. “I can’t believe I used to listen to this garbage,” you say as you quickly skip over the High School Musical soundtrack, even though … Continue reading 5 songs we still listen to from 2007