Cracked Archive - Music

Celebrated Composer Hans Zimmer Now Apparently Makes Ringtones, Likely Delighting Telemarketers
Celebrated Composer Hans Zimmer Now Apparently Makes Ringtones, Likely Delighting Telemarketers

“Zimmer’s simple yet epic notes [to] inspire optimism and joy with every alert" – apparently, even when you see you've missed four calls from your mom.

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The Wiggles Were '80s Rock Gods?!
The Wiggles Were '80s Rock Gods?!

They were kind of like Hall and Oates if they had a breakdown and pivoted to Nick, Jr.

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It Turns Out We’re Right to Judge People By Their Taste in Music
It Turns Out We’re Right to Judge People By Their Taste in Music

The kind of music we like is actually a pretty reliable reflection of how we think, feel, and our personalities -- and sometimes a strong influence over it.

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6 Shallow Songs That Are Surprisingly Smartly Put Together
6 Shallow Songs That Are Surprisingly Smartly Put Together

Just cause it's easy on the ears, doesn't mean it was easy to make.

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Do You Like Sax Music? Bigfoot Sure Does
Do You Like Sax Music? Bigfoot Sure Does

Let the Saxsquatch abduct you with his mellow sax grooves.

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Uh ... The Beatles Concerts Were Pretty Terrible
Uh ... The Beatles Concerts Were Pretty Terrible

I want to hold your ha--I SAID I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND!

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8 Rock Star Tour Requests That Are A Recipe For Madness
8 Rock Star Tour Requests That Are A Recipe For Madness

The amazing thing about being an ultra-celebrity is the ability to make stupid demands and have them met with fawning acquiescence.

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Music Mystery: Paul Simon's Kid-Friendly Song ... Is About Abuse?
Music Mystery: Paul Simon's Kid-Friendly Song ... Is About Abuse?

It really gives a whole new meaning to the term 'radical priest.'

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Music Mystery - No One Knows How Old Mariah Carey Is
Music Mystery - No One Knows How Old Mariah Carey Is

This stuff goes all the way to the Library of Congress.

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5 Smash Songs With Incredibly Bizarre Origins
5 Smash Songs With Incredibly Bizarre Origins

Sometimes, the inspiration for a song is not only unexpected but downright banana pants.

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Get A Master's Degree In The Beatles (For $25,000)
Get A Master's Degree In The Beatles (For $25,000)

A hard day's night of cramming for the mod finals.

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27 Facts About The 27 Club
27 Facts About The 27 Club

These musicians may not have been cursed, but they still did have some pretty strange deaths.

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Daft Punk: How Much Did They Rip-Off?
Daft Punk: How Much Did They Rip-Off?

The duo broke-up, but their thievery lives on forever.

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Music Mystery: Jandek Is Music's Banksy AND Tommy Wiseau Wrapped In One
Music Mystery: Jandek Is Music's Banksy AND Tommy Wiseau Wrapped In One

The music for people who love to hate music.

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