Wish EU Were Here: Tea Sofia

Words by Nina de Sanders At just 18 years of age, Tea Sofia has recently released her debut album ‘Stani’. She first rose to the attention of the local pop scene back in 2018 with her hit single Pretend, followed by an ambitious EP called ‘Unwind’. Being born and raised Czech Republic, this young singer-songwriter embraces her Lituanian and Serbian roots. ‘Stani’, which means ‘Stop’ … Continue reading Wish EU Were Here: Tea Sofia

Throwback Thursday: King Sunny Adé – Ju Ju Music (1982)

Words by Johnny Fry As I slouched half asleep and wholly hungover in the back of a cab last Thursday morning – courtesy of frivolous discounts on Bolt that made my journey to university cheaper in a cab than by public transport – I was being slowly uplifted by the hushed music my driver was listening to. It sounded calmingly familiar yet I was certain … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: King Sunny Adé – Ju Ju Music (1982)

#ThrowbackThursday: Heartbroken by T2 and Jodie Aysha

Whether heard at your Year 6 school disco, or through some yutes at the back of the 269 bus, or from hearing muffled wails coming from behind your older sister’s pink-licked bedroom door, it would’ve been a hard feat to avoid the anthemic lyrics of T2’s ‘Heartbroken’. ‘Heartbroken’ was the debut single from the young British record producer T2. Written and sung by 15-year-old Jodie … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday: Heartbroken by T2 and Jodie Aysha

Q&A: Alex Tierney

Irish singer-songwriter Alex Tierney released his second single, ‘Painkiller’ this month. The support he received so far is extremely positive and, with the likes of MTV, Vevo, iHeartRadio, Niall Horan, and Lewis Capaldi reaching out, very promising for the future. Words: Megan Hofman For people who have not heard your music yet, can you introduce yourself and describe the sound of your music? My name … Continue reading Q&A: Alex Tierney

How Honesty Transforms to Vulnerability – A Q&A with Boy Willows

2020 has changed our lives in every way possible and if we’ll ever go back to normal is up to debate. After months of being stuck inside this year has also brought on the epitome of social media culture, we have therefore given Gen Z the power to change the dynamics in the popular music industry. Now, in 2020 we listeners have strayed away from … Continue reading How Honesty Transforms to Vulnerability – A Q&A with Boy Willows

Life Remotely – An Exclusive Interview with Wallows

Back when the clock struck midnight at New Year’s Eve in 2019, the year to follow was supposed to be filled with countless festival appearances and another headline tour for the LA-based indie-wonder Wallows. But life never goes the way you plan it, especially at a time when you have a pandemic rolling over the year like an apocalyptic series of monstrous plagues. Still, despite … Continue reading Life Remotely – An Exclusive Interview with Wallows

Wachito Pablo – An Exclusive Interview with Boy Pablo

With millions of kids across the world making music in and from their bedrooms every day to escape the boredom that comes with quarantine, it has become more and more impossible to break out of the crowd and grow to be one of the stars. But then there is Boy Pablo, aka singer-songwriter Nicolas Pablo Muñoz, who has managed to shine brighter than anyone else with … Continue reading Wachito Pablo – An Exclusive Interview with Boy Pablo

5 Things We Have Learnt from Ryan Bassil

Words: Floortje Jansen Tuesday, October 13th, Ryan Bassil from Vice graced BIMM with his Zoom-presence. Saying that Bassil has an impressive career might be an understatement, so when he gives you advice, you take it. Here are 5 things we have learnt during the masterclass. 1. Internships. It is rare, but get them if you get offered them. Say YES! Building up your experience whilst … Continue reading 5 Things We Have Learnt from Ryan Bassil

The indie Lisa Simpson – a q&a with LANI

How does one overcome the end of the world? While most of us took to channelling our inner Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, baking so much banana bread the nation had a shortage of flour, LANI took to creating something truly magnificent. As an up and coming singer-songwriter from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, studying Songwriting at BIMM Birmingham she has been influenced by the indie sound from … Continue reading The indie Lisa Simpson – a q&a with LANI

Amber Run: live and unplugged in your living room

It’s the same old drill – the lights go out, the room goes quiet and suddenly the band Amber Run, the group you’ve waited for all night, enters the stage, the stroke of a guitar accompanying the band’s entrance. It’s like every other gig you’ve been to before, with just one very important difference – you’re not in the room with them, but sitting on … Continue reading Amber Run: live and unplugged in your living room