New Music Friday 18/12/2020

We are less than a week away from Christmas, which means this week we are focusing on ‘New’ Christmas music. While the Christmas feeling might be far away this year with all these COVID restrictions, we hope to still get you in the right spirits with some new festive releases. Although it’s hard to create a new Christmas song that people love more than the … Continue reading New Music Friday 18/12/2020

Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #5 – The Prom

Words: Giulia Lombardo ‘The Prom’ is an original Netflix film under the full direction of Ryan Murphy (director of ‘Glee’, ‘American Horror Story’, ‘Ratched’ and ‘Hollywood’): based on the musical of the same name created by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin – who also edited the script of the film – it tells the story of Dee Dee Allen (Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (James … Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #5 – The Prom

New Music Friday 27/11/2020

The days are getting shorter, nights are getting colder. You know what that means; the second lockdown is almost coming to an end. We can’t wait to go to the pub and listen to all of these new hits with a drink, oh and a meal of course (Tier 2). Editor: Megan Hofman King Princess – Pain (Columbia)  Brooklyn born and raised Mikaela Straus, better … Continue reading New Music Friday 27/11/2020

Throwback Thursday: Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Press Color

Words by Johnny Fry It’s 1979. We’re in the Big Apple. The Apple is rotting from the inside out due to severe bankruptcy in the city. “All the straight people were trying to get out of New York,” recalls one visual artist, “but all the freaks were trying to get in.” One of these freaks was an ethereal French singer, Lizzy Mercier Descloux, who wormed … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Press Color

This Year’s Grammy Nominations: What The AF Is Going On?

Words by Thomas Bradey-Riseley After what’s been a turbulent 2020, the Grammys have named their best and the rest yesterday (November 14). While not short of surprises in its 61-year existence – there usually are a few ‘wtf?’ moments – some snubs and acknowledgements are more significant this time round. The Weeknd hasn’t received a single nomination. He had the biggest charting hit of the … Continue reading This Year’s Grammy Nominations: What The AF Is Going On?

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)