Playlist: The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame (2017)

Congratulations to the the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, and Yes. Predictable? Mostly (See Here,) but welcomed additions nonetheless! If you need a way to celebrate all of the legendary, iconic, controversial, and confusing acts prominently adorning rock’s mantle, here’s your one…

Playlist: Here Comes The Sun

Another “long, cold, lonely winter” is in the books, and Springtime is here! What better to celebrate with than a feel good playlist? From laid-back grooves to bursts of energy, Here Comes The Sun is the perfect mood-boost to transition out of the cold and into some much needed sunshine. Do-do-do-do! Here Comes The Sun THE PLAYLIST:…

Why Rihanna Needs To Play Super Bowl 51

It’s rare that I’m willing to use Hidden Under Headphones as a venue for editorials, but this is a situation that warrants it. While the title may lead you to believe this article would be about crafting a case to see one of pop’s reigning icons have the opportunity to play one of, easily, the…

Review: Coldplay At Halftime

The halftime show at Super Bowl 50 was destined to be momentous regardless of the angle the “Powers That Be” decided to go with. The performances, as of late, have been very pop-oriented; Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, Madonna, and the Black Eyed Peas playing the last 5 years. Coldplay seemed like the perfect, necessary segue from pop back…

Review: Katy Perry At Halftime

It’s pretty inarguable that Katy Perry is one of the biggest forces in pop music over the last decade. Despite failing to live up to her culturally significant contemporaries like Beyoncé or Lady Gaga, she has racked up more number one hits than both of them combined (plus a few other big hits to boot.)…

The Monday Playlist

Mondays have a bad rep. The weekend is over, and now it’s time to go back to the mundane routine of work, school, or life in general. Take this opportunity to turn your day around with the ultimate Monday Playlist! From classic hip hop to alternative rock to modern pop gems, you’re sure to get through…

The Definitive Ranking Of 80s Pop Made By Pre-80s Rockers

It’s becoming increasingly clearer that the 1980s was a transitional time for rock and roll. It wasn’t that the music derailed from its natural lineage, it’s just that the game changed almost cosmically thanks to the inception of MTV and the importance of the music video, a noticeable reaction to the monkey wrench that was…