The Definitive Ranking: Michael Jackson’s Short Films

Michael Jackson is the undisputed King of Pop. His songs, his clothing, his performances, his dancing… it’s all iconic. However, quite possibly his most innovative territory was the music video, which he revolutionized more profoundly than any other artist. In honor of his birthday, let’s take all of his videos (or short films, as he…

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:…

Playlist – Lady: A Celebration Of Women In Music

For as significant an impact female artists have had on music, the general recognition of their work has been undeniably disproportionate. In honor of Women’s History Month, here’s a playlist honoring the many female artists who have played such an important part in music and its many evolutions. From rock to pop to country to hip hop…

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…