10 Dream Double-Header Tours

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Despite my penchant for all things '90s, I'd never seen Nine Inch Nails or Soundgarden in concert. Sure, I'd attended gigs by Trent Reznor's How To Destroy Angels and Chris Cornell's Audioslave, but neither band could match the unadulterated fury of those artists' star-making endeavors. So imagine my fangirl glee when I scored tickets to the joint NIN-Soundgarden gig at the Hollywood Bowl! Tears will be shed; panties might be thrown. It got me... READ MORE

Getting Schooled in Rock 'n' Roll

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 2:41 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Hilariously awful graphic by Melissa Bobbitt Music education has come a long way. What was once relegated to stodgy chamber music study and strict theory courses has expanded into fun niche offerings even the most rhythmically challenged can ace. In these standout classes, you can have your mind expanded and your face melted. Indiana University’s Z402 – The Music of Frank Zappa Taught by Andrew Hollinden, who also leads courses on Jimi Hendrix and the... READ MORE