Your favorite artist releases a new song. You press play, and suddenly you hear something that sounds quite familiar. It’s a song you’ve heard before, but it’s not by this artist. This phenomenon is known as sampling. When musicians use pieces of work from others to create new content, they are sampling. Not to be […]

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Halloween and Thanksgiving have not even come yet, and I’m already listening to Christmas music. Why am I doing this, you may ask. Am I getting pumped for Christmas 2016? Am I homesick? Do I want hot chocolate and eggnog to be socially acceptable orders at Starbucks right now? The answer is a lot simpler […]

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