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?

German Court Ruling: Techno IS Music

Words by Thomas Bradey Risely Live music venues have been one of the most impacted businesses due to the global pandemic but good news for clubs in Germany. But now a German court has ruled techno to be music – allowing the legendary Berlin club scene to receive the same tax breaks as concert venues. The case, which took place in the Munich financial high … Continue reading German Court Ruling: Techno IS Music

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)

Westside Gunn leaves Shady Records

On the latest episode of ‘The Joe Budden Podcast’ Griselda member Westside Gunn announced he has left Shady Records, owned by rap superstar Eminem. This has come as a shock for many as Gunn has been quite busy this year in terms of releases with two mixtapes, including the well-received ‘Pray For Paris’ and an album. It is heavily rumoured that the 90s inspired lyricist … Continue reading Westside Gunn leaves Shady Records

Album review: Camelphat – Dark Matter

‘Dark Matter’ is the debut album of British DJ duo CamelPhat. The group have been making waves in the dance music scene for quite a while now. Since their formation in 2004 they have gone on to make platinum-selling songs, becoming Grammy and Ivor Novello nominated artists. With all this acclaim would they be able to live up to the hype of finally releasing their … Continue reading Album review: Camelphat – Dark Matter

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

BIMM Introducing: Bukky

Covid-19 has stopped everyone and everything in its tracks but for some 2020 has been a promising year that has launched their career into new heights, one of these people is Bukky. Bukky is BIMM London’s own up-and-coming, genre-fluid singer-songwriter. With the release of her new EP ‘There’s Rice at Home’ and a video of her busking going viral the 21-year-old has gained new fans … Continue reading BIMM Introducing: Bukky

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

New Music Friday

Summer always comes around with a few things in tow. Heatwaves, delicious icecream, the odd sunburn and, as we think most importantly, new fantastic music. Down below are some of the phenomenal hits that we’ve been loving the most the past few days and weeks, starting from an insanely catchy EDM hit that basically screams summer, to a mellow synth mix that is perfect for … Continue reading New Music Friday

Tomorrowland 2020 – impressive despite Corona

The past 15 years, there hasn’t been a festival in the magical world of electronic music as prestigious and sought-after as the Belgium based Tomorrowland. Year after year the fest has been sold out within seconds, creating a desperate hunt for tickets to get a chance to experience the fantastical world of Tomorrowland and its star-studded lineup. Likewise, the 2020 edition should have been another … Continue reading Tomorrowland 2020 – impressive despite Corona