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The drummer always gets overlooked.

Posted by ConcertHotels on Fri, 19 June 2015

Pick a band. Any band. We bet you can name the frontman. You can probably name the guitarist. But can you name the person who sits at the back? The one with the sticks. That's the real question...

Sophomore Slump?

Posted by ConcertHotels on Thu, 29 January 2015

You find yourself in a garden in North London. There's a little sunshine peeking through the leaves of the trees. It's quite lovely. Or at least it would be, were it not for the two zombies moving...

The Lionel Messi of the Billboard 200

Posted by ConcertHotels on Mon, 3 November 2014

It was a Monday so we were definitely working. We were working very hard on important, urgent, grown-up work-type things. In no way did we become completely and utterly distracted by this kick-ass...

From Bowie to Bieber: What makes a singer 'great'?

Posted by ConcertHotels on Mon, 19 May 2014

In between watching cat videos on YouTube and Facebook stalking checking out what those people we used to know are doing now, (seems they're having babies mainly), the topic of...

What happens when Artists Collide

Posted by ConcertHotels on Wed, 5 March 2014

Artists love to collaborate. However, some are bizarre, awkward, and embarrassing for all involved. Check out this little gem - T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever) a collaboration from, Jennifer...

From Gospel to Grunge - a Rock Time Machine

Posted by ConcertHotels on Fri, 15 November 2013

The history of rock music is pretty interesting. Everyone knows that it's roots lie in genres like Gospel, but what about all the other genres? How did Cowpunk come about? Or Indie Rock? Or Nu...

Music Quizzes Pre-Y2K: A Wonderful Misuse of Excel

Posted by ConcertHotels on Thu, 22 August 2013

Remember way back when the internet was accessible only via the dog whistle screech of your dial up modem? The internet was a brave new world; albeit a decidedly slow and slightly crappy one. But...

SPOILER ALERT! Minimal Music Quiz Answers

Posted by ConcertHotels

Did you end up here by mistake? Were you actually looking to play our Minimal Music Quiz? You were? Go play it here. So we're guessing this means that the rest of you actually want the answers?...

Which Countries Got Rhythm?

Posted by ConcertHotels

Back in 2015 we created a game called "Got Rhythm?". You remember, the game where we asked people to tap out a simple beat using a keyboard, mouse, or by tapping the screen of their mobile device. ...