BBC Music website offers dementia lifeline

BBC Music website offers dementia lifeline

Music’s ability to soothe the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s has been known for years. Now, a new BBC website aims to help by connecting dementia patients with the songs they love. Eventually, it’s hoped the site will build a database of music that’s effective at triggering memories. “Music can have such a powerful effect,” said Snow Patrol star Gary Lightbody, whose father suffers from dementia. “It fires all sorts of things in the brain…

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Metallica launches their own whiskey

Metallica launches their own whiskey

Heavy metal band stalwarts Metallica are now launching their own brand of whiskey, which they have decided to call ‘Blackened’ and marketing it as ‘the next evolution of whiskey’. The band have stated that they used a unique, patent-pending ‘sonic enhancement’ process known as ‘Black Noise’ to shape and form the whiskey’s flavour. This has involved using special customised playlists of Metallica’s music, a distinctive, different one for each batch, during the monitored distilling process….

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | Rock Anthems | Week 35

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Rock Anthems | Week 35

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…

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | Old Skool 80s | Week 31

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Old Skool 80s | Week 31

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…

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 28

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 28

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…

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 27

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 27

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…

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 22

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 22

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…

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 20

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 20

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…

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 19

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Week 19

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…

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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…

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