SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 -- Have you ever noticed how a large portion of the great singer-songwriters are women? We sure did. That's why we spent a whole lot of time (some might say an obsessively long, too long, amount of time) combing the internet in search of fantastic independent female artists. The result? Probably our best list yet. Introducing nonhollywood's list of the 50 best Women of Indie Music.
Take a listen now, thank us later. Read More »
AUGUST 1, 2015 -- For some people, indie music is the only way to go. As you know, we here at nonhollywood are most definitely into indie. There really is nothing more exciting than artists forging their own creations the way that they want to forge them (and many of use would much rather see our money going to these artists rather than to some giant corporation and the corporate musicians that they create).
But it is always tricky to find the really good stuff out there. That's why we compile this list each month of what we feel are 10 really great indie musicians who are worth checking out. Have a read (and a listen) through the article and let us know if you agree. Read More »
You might say that this is the golden age of the cover song. With the sudden access to sites like Youtube, millions of talented folks are out there interpreting their favorite songs and gaining an audience by doing so. We at nonhollywood get a little obsessive about some things, and one of those obsessions is scouring the internet for independent artists who are doing a killer job interpreting the songs of others. Join us as we review a wide array of great covers of some great songs.
Some of the great bands we've found great covers of...
Though some may feel that the 80s was potentially one of the cheesiest decades in music history, there is still no doubt that there was some seriously great music created in that time period. Join us as we try to prove that to you. Read More about 80s Music here »
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