Words: Nina de Sander What decade is it? Getting lost in High-Hi’s second album Firepool, it’s easy to forget this is in fact not the 80’s. Particularly on 94A9, the first in a series of singles released leading up to the album, and for which the music video came out a few days ago. Floating somewhere in the realms of synth pop and new wave, … Continue reading WISH EU WERE HERE: HIGH HI – 94A9
Words: Nina de Sanders Bad Love is taken off School of X’s debut album ‘Armlock’, which was released earlier this year. Rasmus Littauer, the artist behind School of X, is the music director and touring drummer for Mø, but has been releasing his solo material for a few years now. He describes ‘Bad Love’ as follows: “It’s about feeling alone in a relationship, having lost … Continue reading WISH EU WERE HERE: SCHOOL OF X – BAD LOVE
Words: Nina de Sanders We’re keeping it Nordic for another week with The Radio Dept. from Sweden. You Could Be The One is the b-side to the bands cover of the Tri-Lites ‘You’re Looking At My Guy’, released at the beginning of July. ‘You Could Be The One’ is the definition of sadboy dream pop, get yourself a lukewarm pint and find a patch of … Continue reading WISH EU were here: the radio dept. – you could be the one
Velvet Volume – Carry Words: Nina de Sanders Velvet Volume are the indie girl band of our dreams. Hailing from Denmark, three sisters Noa, Naomi, and Nataja Lachmi radiate individuality on their latest single ‘Carry’. ‘Carry’ is taken from the band’s second studio album ‘Ego’s Need’ released through Mermaid Records in late May of 2020. The song combines upbeat instrumentals with gloomy lyrics filled with … Continue reading Wish EU were here
Words: Nina de Sanders On August 1st reigning queen the Vivienne hosts The Vivienne – Live for the Drive In Club, the first and biggest multi-genre, outside entertainment experience to hit the UK. The show will consist of a combination of comedy, chat, live singing, and, of course, The Vivienne’s signature exquisite style. Snatching the crown on the first season of Drag Race UK after … Continue reading RuPaul’s drag race UK winner The Vivienne to host the UK’s first drive in drag show.
Words: Atlantis Dubois, BIMM African Caribbean Society The tragic death of George Floyd has brought to light the out-right racism African-Americans have to face daily for hundreds of years. The ACS are strong allies of the BLM movement, and although we may not be able to help on a bigger scale, doing little by little goes a long way. Although we are not in America, … Continue reading “As a whole, we all need to come together and avoid being ignorant.”
The music industry has been hit by COVID-19 in a unique way. While many are currently grafting from home or perhaps striving in key positions, those tasked with keeping the wonderful world of music going are experiencing different battles altogether. For some, ensuring the money continues to flow is the most pressing matter; The Musician’s Union (UK) reckons that over half of all musicians have … Continue reading The Times They Are a-Changin’: Performers Vs. Pandemic
Beats 1’s Zane Lowe visited BIMM London and shared some of his expertise with the students… Continue reading 10 Things We Learned From Zane Lowe