Archive for Music


Great Musicians From Wisconsin

Bo Deans
May 3, 2022

Wisconsin is well known for its cheese and dairy, but it is also home to many great bands and musicians. From jazz singers to classic rock bands, the rootsy sound of Wisconsin makes its way into many of its musician’s pieces.  Bo Deans Bo Deans is a classic rock band from Waukesha, Wisconsin, with a […]

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10 Best Movies for Music Lovers

Still Water from Almost Famous
February 23, 2022

Many people who love music also adore movies. Movies about music are a great way to combine your interest. Whether you’re watching dramas or biopics of musicians, films let you experience music in a new way. Record Head has the ultimate music movies to put on your to-watch list. 1. Whiplash This 2014 movie is about […]

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7 of the Best Ever Rock Guitar Solos

Eddie Van Halen playing guitar on state
January 12, 2022

The Record Head family loves a good guitar solo. Check out our list of seven of the most iconic rock solos of all time. 1. “All Along the Watchtower” — Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix’s guitar solo is the special flavoring that makes this Bob Dylan cover rock harder than the original. Hendrix works his way […]

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Top 10 Highest-Selling Albums of All Time in the US

Top 10 selling albums
August 12, 2021

Under the RIAA’s updated parameters, an album receives platinum certification after 1 million sales or 1.5 billion streams, with 1,500 streams equaling one sale. In this list, we’ll count down to the United States’ highest-selling album of all time, but with a twist. Today, we’re only looking at original studio albums, meaning we’re excluding live performances […]

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How To Set Up The Optimal Turntable System

turntable in use
October 7, 2020

All that low-grade digital music got you down? We at Record Head completely understand the MP3 blues. And we don’t mean Robert Johnson. Nowadays, fed up with low-quality mp3s, an increasing number of people choose to abandon their purely digital music diet and turn to records. If you’re considering making the switch to vinyl records, […]

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Albums That Changed the World

Headphones leaning on vinyl records
September 2, 2020

One of the greatest aspects of popular music is its ability to create a cultural movement. Some artists over time effect songwriters and consumers with their art to the point that music never remains the same. Most of the time, the commercial success of an album is unpredictable until the album actually hits the shelves. […]

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Best Songs for Quarantine

woman sitting on couch wearing headphones
May 22, 2020

Our favorite songs have the ability to help us heal. During the Coronavirus pandemic, many of us are turning to our own original playlists to guide us through the challenging times. Whether you enjoy reading lyrics or are in search of a catchy tune, Record Head is proud to present some top songs to play […]

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Best Albums for Quarantine

Record player playing a Bob Marley vinyl record
May 18, 2020

Music is one of the most powerful ways to heal in times of uncertainty. During the COVID-19 crisis, we’re all looking for albums to listen to as we stay home for weeks on end. If you have some free time, take a stroll down memory lane with Record Head’s top albums to play in quarantine: Shop […]

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Rock Band Lingo Every Music Lover Should Know

Person recording a band on their phone at a concert
February 5, 2020

Every part of popular culture seems to have its own lingo, and music is no exception. Far from it. In fact, music industry slang is often a leader when it comes to altering our popular lexicon. One of the first ways people may learn of new lingo is by hearing it out of the mouths […]

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10 Best Keyboardists of All Time

Piano keyboard being played
May 15, 2019

Mastering an instrument takes years of practice and dedication to the instrument. To become truly great, you need to spend a lot of time making the basics second-nature so you can take on harder and harder skills. There are lots of amazing piano players out there. But who are some of the best keyboardists? We’ve […]

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