Did You Know? ☆ Jess Glynne

Did You Know? ☆ Jess Glynne

Jess Glynne was born in Hampstead and raised in Muswell Hill, London. It seems she was always set to crack into the music industry, with her audition for the X-Factor at only 15 years old. Though, she and the producers disagreed and Jess left the competition during the audition stage. After a period of travelling, Jess began to work in music management, before signing with Black Butter Records. Soon she caught the attention of Atlantic…

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MOBO Awards to take a break in 2018

MOBO Awards to take a break in 2018

Right up there with Europe’s most prestigious music prizes are the annual MOBO awards. Having ran for over 20 years, the ceremony has not only cemented itself in music culture by assigning artists with international credibility, but has also played a major role in championing ‘Music of Black Origin’ and has been at the forefront of promoting equal representation within music. However, they are set to take a step down this year as the company…

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Foo Fighters Reveal Another Star

Foo Fighters Reveal Another Star

The long lasting and ever touring band that never seem to slow down are returning for a new record. ‘Concrete and Gold’. The Foo Fighters have a knack for creating great songs and albums and attracting all kinds of characters to them, but this record is going to stand out. It even apparently features ‘the biggest pop star in the world’. Already dubbed ‘weird’ by Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age, Dave Grohl…

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Aphex Twin Only; Potential Future of Streaming?

Aphex Twin Only; Potential Future of Streaming?

As prolific and secretive about his appearance in music as Banksy is in the art world, Richard D. James (much better known as Aphex Twin) is a regular when discussing incredible electronic music (sometimes called Intelligent Dance Music). He is the co-founder of Rephlex Records, and is perhaps best known for the 1999 track ‘Windowlicker’. It peaked at number 16 in the UK singles chart at the time. After his 2001 release ‘Drukqs’, he (or…

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Live Review: John Mayer at the O2, London

Live Review: John Mayer at the O2, London

Quick review today before more of the details escape me! I was fortunate enough to see John Mayer and his band last Thursday May 11th at the O2. My first time witnessing the man in person. A friend of mine had introduced me to John’s music while we studied together at music school, and I was particularly smitten with his ‘Live in LA’ album/DVD. Which, as you will find out shortly, is very relevant for…

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