News: BIMM Students Host Ignite Festival Of Live Music AndIndustry Panels This Week – And It’s Free (But They Need Your Donations)

Are you wondering how to warm up for the summer festivals? If the answer is ‘yes’, then we have some good news for you. BIMM London and Music Venue Trust are bringing you three days of live music combined with conferences online for all of you music lovers, from Saturday April 17 to Monday April 19. Continue reading News: BIMM Students Host Ignite Festival Of Live Music AndIndustry Panels This Week – And It’s Free (But They Need Your Donations)

Monday Mover #1: Luz – Counting Houses

This week it’s breaking Irish artist Luz. The 20-year-old, half-Argentinian musician has gained enormous popularity in the past year after the release of her three singles ‘We’ll Be Fine’, ‘I’m Lonely’ and ‘The Author’. Her vocals have caughtthe attention of Ed Sheeran, Lewis Capaldi and Niall Horan and media such as The Independent, who described her as ‘‘An incredible Irish artist causing a stir with her beautifully written bedroom pop.’’ After her songs being streamed more than 30 million times worldwide, she’s now scheduled to support JP Saxe on his rescheduled European tour dates next year. Continue reading Monday Mover #1: Luz – Counting Houses

Nook’s Cranny #8 – New Super Mario… Movie?

According to Nintendo, the production is “moving ahead smoothly”. This, of course, is thanks in part to the man, the myth, and the mario creator, Shigeru Miyamoto. It is also in part thanks to Chris Meledandri, founder of Illumination studios. If that doesn’t mean much to you then maybe this will: Minions. Illumination is the studio that brought you Despicable Me (2010), the studio might have a bad name because of all the unnecessary Minion merchandise and social media frenzy but the animation itself wasn’t so bad! I personally think that this could be great news for Mario fans out there. Continue reading Nook’s Cranny #8 – New Super Mario… Movie?

Nook’s Cranny #8 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons x Sanrio

It may sound too good to be true, we thought so too, but it is real. ‘Animal Crossing’ is collaborating with Sanrio to bring all new villagers and items to the game. This is all happening via the power of Amiibo cards. There are six cards, one for each villager, that you can scan into your Switch like any other villager Amiibo. Once scanned, the Sanrio villager will enter the campsite and the items and clothing will be available at your Nook Stop! Luckily, you don’t need to add the villager to your island to get the items; some of them have very particular aesthetics… Continue reading Nook’s Cranny #8 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons x Sanrio

Nook’s Cranny #6 – Not All Men but Almost All Women in the Gaming Community

As a female gamer, it is hard to ignore the current situation taking hold over the internet at the moment; 97% of female-presenting people aged between 18-24 in the UK have faced sexual harassment – and for gamers that is experienced online. Here’s what everyone can do about it. Continue reading Nook’s Cranny #6 – Not All Men but Almost All Women in the Gaming Community