Consequence of Sound

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Consequence of Sound
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Type of site
Music and film news and reviews
Available inEnglish
OwnerConsequence Holdings, LLC
Created byAlex Young
(Founder & Publisher) [1]
EditorMichael Roffman
(President & Editor-in-Chief) [1]
Website consequenceofsound.net
Alexa rankIncrease2.svg 6,804 (April 2019) [2]
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Launched2007
Current statusActive

Consequence of Sound (CoS) is an independently owned Chicago-based online magazine [3] featuring news, editorials, and reviews of music and movies. In addition, the website also features the Festival Outlook micro-site, which serves as an online database for music festival news and rumors. In 2019, Consequence of Sound launched Consequence of Sound Radio, a 24/7-hour, 365-day online radio station on TuneIn.

Chicago City in Illinois, United States

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago) is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States.

An online magazine is a magazine published on the Internet, through bulletin board systems and other forms of public computer networks. One of the first magazines to convert from a print magazine format to being online only was the computer magazine Datamation. Some online magazines distributed through the World Wide Web call themselves webzines. An ezine is a more specialized term appropriately used for small magazines and newsletters distributed by any electronic method, for example, by electronic mail. Some social groups may use the terms cyberzine and hyperzine when referring to electronically distributed resources. Similarly, some online magazines may refer to themselves as "electronic magazines" or "e-magazines" to reflect their readership demographics or to capture alternative terms and spellings in online searches.

Music form of art using sound

Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. General definitions of music include common elements such as pitch, rhythm, dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces and pieces that combine singing and instruments. The word derives from Greek μουσική . See glossary of musical terminology.

Contents

The website takes its name from the Regina Spektor song, "Consequence of Sounds". [4]

Regina Spektor Russian-born American singer-songwriter and pianist

Regina Ilyinichna Spektor is a Russian-born American singer-songwriter and pianist. She was born in Moscow in the former Soviet Union, and began classical training on the piano at the age of six. When she was nine and a half years old, her family emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States, where she continued her classical training into her teenage years; she began to write original songs shortly thereafter.

<i>Songs</i> (Regina Spektor album) 2002 studio album by Regina Spektor

Songs is the second album by singer-songwriter Regina Spektor. The album was recorded in its entirety on Christmas Day of 2001; each songs was recorded in one take. Copies of the self-released album were sold at Spektor's early live shows. The album is still sold at shows, and is available for purchase periodically at the independent CD retailer CDBaby.com.

Influence

Consequence of Sound is listed as one of the most influential music websites by Technorati. [5] In 2010, About.com ranked CoS the year's best music blog, based on "Technorati rankings and the online buzz throughout the year". [6] In the Spring of 2014, Style of Sound calculated that Consequence of Sound charted as the second most influential music blog.

Technorati was a publisher advertising platform that served as an advertising solution for the thousands of websites in its network. Technorati launched its ad network in 2008, and at one time was one of the largest ad networks reaching more than 100 million unique visitors per month. The name Technorati was a portmanteau of the words technology and literati, which invokes the notion of technological intelligence or intellectualism.

In 2009, CoS reported that Paul McCartney and The Killers would headline the 2009 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival prior to its lineup announcement. [7]

Paul McCartney English singer-songwriter and composer, bass guitarist of The Beatles

Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of popular music. McCartney is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. He has written, or co-written, 32 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and as of 2009 he had 25.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

The Killers American rock band

The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning. Mark Stoermer and Ronnie Vannucci Jr. completed the current lineup of the band in 2002. The band's name is derived from a logo on the bass drum of a fictitious band portrayed in the music video for the New Order song "Crystal".

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Annual music and arts festival in Indio, California

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, in the Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert. It was co-founded by Paul Tollett and Rick Van Santen in 1999, and is organized by Goldenvoice, a subsidiary of AEG Presents. The event features musical artists from many genres of music, including rock, pop, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music, as well as art installations and sculptures. Across the grounds, several stages continuously host live music.

Annual Report

Top 50 Albums

YearArtistAlbumTop 5 AlbumsRef.
2008 TV on the Radio Dear Science [8]
2009 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion [9]
2010 Vampire Weekend Contra [10]
2011 St. Vincent Strange Mercy [11]
2012 Frank Ocean Channel Orange [12]
2013 Kanye West Yeezus [13]
2014 The War On Drugs Lost in the Dream [14]
2015 Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly [15]
2016 Beyoncé Lemonade [16]
2017 Lorde Melodrama [17]
2018 Mitski Be the Cowboy [18]

Artist and Band of the Year

YearArtistRef.BandRef.
2010 Kanye West [19] The Roots [20]
2011 James Blake [21] Foo Fighters [22]
2012 Frank Ocean [23] Death Grips [24]
2013 Kanye West [25] Arcade Fire [26]
2014 Run the Jewels [27] The War on Drugs [28]
2015 Kendrick Lamar [29] Tame Impala [30]
2016 Chance the Rapper [31] Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band [32]
2017 Lorde [33] King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard [34]
2018 Janelle Monáe [35] Pearl Jam [36]

Top 25 Films

YearFilmTop 5 FilmsRef.
2014 Under the Skin [37]
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road [38]
2016 Moonlight [39]
2017 Blade Runner 2049 [40]
2018 Hereditary [41]

Performance, Filmmaker and Composer of the Year

YearPerformanceRef.FilmmakerRef.ComposerRef.
2014 Jenny Slate [42] Dan Gilroy [43] Mica Levi [44]
2015 Michael Shannon [45] George Miller [46] Disasterpeace [47]
2016 Alex R. Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes [48] Kenneth Lonergan [49] Cliff Martinez [50]
2017 Vicky Krieps [51] Denis Villeneuve [52] Hans Zimmer [53]
2018 Toni Collette [54] Spike Lee [55] John Carpenter [56]

Top 25 TV Shows

YearTV ShowTop 5 TV ShowsRef.
2016 Stranger Things [57]
2017 Twin Peaks [58]
2018 The Americans [59]

TV Performance and Showrunner(s) of the Year

YearTV PerformanceRef.Showrunner(s)Ref.
2017 Rachel Bloom [60] Mark Frost and David Lynch [61]
2018 Billy Porter [62] Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg [63]

Comedian of the Year

YearComedianRef.
2013 Marc Maron [64]
2014 Cameron Esposito [65]
2015 Aziz Ansari [66]
2016 Bill Maher [67]
2017 Nathan Fielder [68]
2018 John Mulaney [69]

Top 100 Ever

CategoryArtistAlbum/SongTop 10Ref.
Album The Beatles Abbey Road [70]
Song The Beach Boys "God Only Knows" [71]
Singers Michael Jackson [72]
Soundtracks Saturday Night Fever [73]

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