An Open Letter To The NFL…

Right on schedule, the rumors are swirling about who will fill the coveted headline slot at the 2018 Super Bowl Half Time show. Since the early 1990s, this performance has steadily become one of, if not the most prestigious musical event of the year. Over the last decade, the performance has become a stepping stone for…

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…

Playlist: New Years 15>16

If you’re need of the perfect playlist to close out your 2015 and usher in the new year, then look no further. From some of the year’s finest moments to some bonafide party classics, here’s 4 and a half hours of music sure to kick 2016 off right.   NEW YEARS 15>16 THE PLAYLIST: “I Know There’s…

The Future Rock & Roll Hall Of Famers: The 2015 Update

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame may not be perfect, but it is currently the only measurable plateau for legends to be immortalized for their contributions to music. Rock and roll started out as very specific genre, but has been stretched and twisted and infused and dissected to the point where the list of…

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: The Case For Janet Jackson

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a highly debated entity. Since it’s inception in 1983, there have been countless opinions openly floating around about its methodology, process, and, most abundantly, its list of inductees. We can nitpick every single artist who has ever been inducted, nominated, or snubbed and begin the debates over…

The 100 Best Songs Of The 2010s… So Far (100-51)

As we reach the halfway point of the decade, let’s take a look back at some of the best musical moments of the last five years! From alternative rock’s surprising reign to R&B’s resurgence, to pop’s continued evolution, here are the 100 best songs of the 2010s… so far! 100-51 | 50-01 | PLAYLIST 100.…

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…