Tag Archives | Music

Rethinking ’80s Song Lyrics

I listen to music pretty much all day while I work. And a lot of that is ’80s music. (The best decade for music, bar none!) But now that I’m comfortably in my mid-40s, I find myself having this experience on a daily basis: I’ll hear a song that I used to love with lyrics […]

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Room for Improvement

As you get older, it’s important to continue to identify areas of your life where you can do better and learn more. You should always be growing and striving to do better. Clearly, based on my performance in the Song Pop game, I have a lot of room for improvement in knowing the Modern Rap […]

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Video: The Power of Song

Judging from the number of views this video already has on YouTube, I’m sure some of you have already seen it. But it needs to be shared, anyway. If you ever doubt the power of song, remember this video. Amazing. I really do feel bad for people who don’t love music and appreciate what it […]

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The Birth of @U2 – 15 Years Ago Today

By definition, @U2 was born on October 23, 1995. That’s the day we use when celebrating the site’s birthday, and we’ve had a couple pretty good parties over the years (even on different dates). October 23, 1995 is the day I put my first website online — “Matt’s Mostly U2 Music Page.” It was a […]

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My Own Personal Hammer-Time

I think everyone needs a little Hammer-time every now and then. Looks like I’m gonna be getting some of my own on Twitter. Less than an hour after I wrote about MC Hammer’s new search engine on Search Engine Land, this arrived in my In box.

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Coldplay’s Kinda Clever Marketing

Coldplay has a new album coming out next week, Mylo Xyloto, which I’ve learned should be pronounced MY-lo ZY-luh-to. The album artwork is pretty interesting (no clue if the music will be) and they’re doing something pretty clever to get fans to talk about the album and help promote: a simple online tool that creates […]

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