Author: williamnakulski

When Music Entered the Digital Age

Certain pieces of technology have a funny way of resurfacing years after being deemed antiquated. Take vinyl records, for example. Once a convenient way to buy and own music for one’s own personal enjoyment now an outdated method that is much more complex than today’s traditional processes. However, record players and vinyls alike have been making a comeback and are… Read more →

The Logistics of Touring Shows

Live concerts and festivals can be immensely enjoyable events for fans and the musicians involved, but there are many unsung heroes that act behind the scenes who deserve much more credit than they get. I’m speaking, of course, about the stagehands. Before the lights dim and the musicians make their way to the stage, there are, at times, hundreds of… Read more →

4 Benefits of Martial Arts for Children

Martial arts is known by many to come with a plethora of physical and mental health benefits. For children, however, those benefits are much more impactful at such an early age. Parents looking to get their children involved in extracurricular activities should look no further. Practices like karate, taekwondo, and jiu-jitsu are just some of many that encompass physical education… Read more →

When to Outsource Your Efforts as a Band

Starting a band and maintaining traction once you’ve hit the ground running can be incredibly time consuming and overwhelming. Aside from writing music, musicians must dedicate a considerable amount of time to the business side of things. This can include marketing, graphic design, digital content (i.e. music videos), and much more. Though many of these can be done by the… Read more →

Music and Activism: A Platform for Change

Music is widely considered a universal language. Through any genre, musicians can convey emotions that speak to their audiences on a variety of levels and send important messages from the immense platform they possess. The subject of these messages can be celebratory, melancholic, or, in more extreme cases, protesting. Throughout history, musicians have tapped into their talents to address a… Read more →

Tackling the History of Judo

While the history of many martial arts is shrouded in mystery because of their sheer antiquity, Judo has the benefit of being a comparatively young and well documented art. Now a global sport with a hallowed position in the Olympics, Judo has a rich and interesting backstory reaching all the way back to the 16th century, though its true formation… Read more →

5 of Today’s Most Underrated Musicians

In the highly competitive music industry, even musicians that experience a slight taste of success often seem to go unnoticed by much of the world. These five talents fit into this category, making our list of today’s most underrated musicians. Rationale a.k.a. Tinashe Fazakerley Even with fans including Elton John and Katy Perry, this Zimbabwe native singer and producer’s powerful… Read more →