Weekly Spotify Playlist | DA FUNK | Week 34

Weekly Spotify Playlist | DA FUNK | Week 34

This Global Sound Groups weekly Spotify playlist. Our specialists compile a special playlist that will surely be the soundtrack to you week. Hosting a mix of genres and also special themed weeks that you are sure to love. This week’s playlist as always includes a tone of great tracks. Remember you can head over to our Spotify to get all our playlists! And make sure you follow us on all social media outlets. If you’re…

Read More

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 30

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 30

This Global Sound Groups weekly Spotify playlist. Our specialists compile a special playlist that will surely be the soundtrack to you week. Hosting a mix of genres and also special themed weeks that you are sure to love. This week’s playlist as always includes a tone of great tracks. Remember you can head over to our Spotify to get all our playlists! And make sure you follow us on all social media outlets. If you’re…

Read More

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 26

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 26

This Global Sound Groups weekly Spotify playlist. Our specialists compile a special playlist that will surely be the soundtrack to you week. Hosting a mix of genres and also special themed weeks that you are sure to love. This week’s playlist as always includes a tone of great tracks. Remember you can head over to our Spotify to get all our playlists! And make sure you follow us on all social media outlets. If you’re…

Read More

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 25

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 25

This Global Sound Groups weekly Spotify playlist. Our specialists compile a special playlist that will surely be the soundtrack to you week. Hosting a mix of genres and also special themed weeks that you are sure to love. This week’s playlist as always includes a tone of great tracks. Remember you can head over to our Spotify to get all our playlists! And make sure you follow us on all social media outlets. If you’re…

Read More

The Golden Years with Javed Akhtar now on Netflix

The Golden Years with Javed Akhtar now on Netflix

The renowned Indian writer and poet and lyricist Javed hosts a musical journey to reveal untold stories behind the classics. As well as India’s Hindi film music. But between 1950 and 1975.  ‘The Golden Years 1950 – 1975.’ is now available on Netflix. The series is a celebration of 25 years of timeless music. It also celebrates classical melodies of musical and their soulful music from this golden time of the Indian film music. Therefore…

Read More

Brexit versus the U.K music industry

Brexit versus the U.K music industry

Brexit. Everybody’s least favourite word, turned into a viral soundbite for most of the last year. With the June snap election looming, many are wondering what the music industry is going to look like. The fallout from the vote itself was instantaneous. With the pound dropping and prices increasing for music downloads, equipment and potentially even live event tickets. This hits not only artists, but the general public as well. The UK music industry has…

Read More

The UKF Story

The UKF Story

UKF, an abbreviation for United Kingdom Frome. (His hometown in Somerset) was born. Move forward to the present day. And Hood’s pet project is now a well-known brand, label and live music event. One of many success stories with their roots in YouTube. The key to their growth lay in providing a platform for big names. In dubstep during the genre’s peak in popularity in the years of 2008-2012. Consistent and varied uploads led UKF…

Read More

How will Brexit affect the U.K Music Industry

How will Brexit affect the U.K Music Industry

As the summer’s Brexit negotiations draw near. But the question of how the outcome will affect us and our livelihoods is increasingly relevant. Apart from the weakening of the pound. the true effects of leaving the EU remain to be seen. Assuming, as seems increasingly likely, the negotiations result in a ‘hard Brexit’. With no free market or free movement, the impact on the music sector will be significant. There are several, mostly negative effects, that we can likely…

Read More

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…

Read More

The Rise of Stop-Gap Music; mixtapes, playlists and albums.

The Rise of Stop-Gap Music; mixtapes, playlists and albums.

Drake released More Life last week. A mixtape of 22 tracks. Loaded with guest features and absorbing and adopting musical styles from across the global African diaspora. Much has been said about the genre-hopping album and the way its optimized. To capitalize on current streaming trends. But what has been glossed over is how More Life fits into a broader trend of artists. Putting out ‘stop-gap’ releases between major album projects. Drake described More Life…

Read More