Posts Tagged: music

Mixathon48: Shaping the Next Big Music Producers

Mixathon48: Shaping the Next Big Music Producers

If you’re one to dabble in music production, this may be the next biggest thing for discovering the newest music producing sensations!  Mixathon48 is a 48 hour music competition that focuses on the music of producers either looking to share their music or test out their musical skills.  The first competition of its kind, Mixathon48… Read more

Intro to BGM: The Secrets of Music in Video Games

Intro to BGM: The Secrets of Music in Video Games

With the release of Overwatch and The Witcher 3 DLC, this summer may be one of the best times to get into gaming.  E3 has also announced some new titles from classics like Final Fantasy and Pokémon. With so much hype surrounding these new releases, it’s no wonder gaming has become one of the most popular forms of… Read more

10 Music Stars You Loved as Teens That Are Now Dads

10 Music Stars You Loved as Teens That Are Now Dads

All our favorite music stars will grow older some day. This probably means more kid-friendly music AND some cute additions on the red carpet. See how your favorite music stars have grown up with our top ten list of pop star dads! 1. Justin Timberlake (NSYNC) Embed from Getty Images We all remember JT from… Read more

Five Different Ways Music Can Benefit Your Life

Five Different Ways Music Can Benefit Your Life

Everybody loves music — it’s something that’s intrinsic to who we are, long before MP3s, iTunes, CDs, or even cassettes (remember those?).  Regardless of age, it’s a hobby that people from all backgrounds and walks of life have incorporated into their lives.  However, what most people may not realize are the amazing benefits that music… Read more

Meet The Vegabonds : Southern Rock’s Artists to Watch

Meet The Vegabonds : Southern Rock’s Artists to Watch

The Vegabonds are giving away a VAVA speaker to a lucky fan! For contest details, click here   Check out their music video for “The Hammer” 7 years ago, six friends attending Alabama’s Auburn University started playing at frat parties all over campus. Describing themselves as an Americana/Southern Rock/ Rock ‘n’ Roll band, The Vegabonds… Read more

25 Songs to Dedicate to Your Mom for Mother’s Day

25 Songs to Dedicate to Your Mom for Mother’s Day

It doesn’t matter what occupation you are. Whether you’re an A-list celebrity, or a struggling artist – the unconditional support of your momma can give you the strength to accomplish anything! The following musicians are giving big ups to the inspiring women in their lives through these classic pop and hip-hop singles. This Mother’s day, show your… Read more

VAVA’s Featured Artist of the Week: dpeshMo

VAVA’s Featured Artist of the Week: dpeshMo

To top off our celebration of International Women’s Month, the VAVA team sat down with Illinois native and current city chick dpeshMo to talk about women, tech, and how her passion for DJing fits into all of this. The tech and start-up route is a career path that seems to rub elbows with every other occupation… Read more

VAVA’s Must-See Showcases at the 2016 SXSW Music Festival

VAVA’s Must-See Showcases at the 2016 SXSW Music Festival

This week kicks off the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas – arguably one of the biggest and most anticipated events of the year. The week long affair will have you dancing, crying, and in awe of all the amazing musical acts taking over the stage. With such an extensive lineup, it was difficult to… Read more

Four Major Ways Music Affects Your Body

Four Major Ways Music Affects Your Body

Music Wellness Avid music listeners can agree that the beautiful, eclectic, fun – or even emotional sounds coming from music can transport us to another dimension. While amazing songs can definitely set the mood, research has proven that the experience of listening to music can actually provide health benefits, strengthen memory retention, and increase your… Read more