Who are the most sampled artists in hip hop?

Sampling in hip hop is an age old tradition that takes a piece of music and elevates it to something completely different. It’s super common – it would be a surprise if your favourite rap tracks didn’t have some hook or beat that’s been taken from elsewhere to make it …

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Film

14 films to look out for at this year’s major festivals

It’s that time of year again where the late summer through autumn film festival circuit kicks into gear with the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals with London and New York following in late autum to early winter. We have a range of features premiering from the mainstream likes of …

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7 movie directors who could be the next big thing

Multiple directors have come and gone throughout the age of cinema. From the likes of Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese to the more obscure auteur likes of Paul Thomas Anderson and Todd Haynes, we have a variety of filmmakers to look up to. But this decade has seen multiple new …

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Poundland Golden Ticket Competition Terms and Conditions

The following rules apply to your participation in the Poundland 2019 Golden Ticket competition, as sponsored by musicMagpie (“Competition”). By submitting your entry and by entering the Competition you agree to these rules. 1. To enter: Purchase a DVD from Poundland to be in with a chance of winning an …

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The most exciting E3 announcements

The hottest anticipated gaming convention has taken place! Taking place in Los Angeles between June 11 and 13 (with a few announcements taking place beforehand), E3 was brimming with amazing concepts and super exciting games. Gaming giant Sony didn’t take part this year, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty …

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Are we obsessed with old TV shows?

Switching on the TV and watching an old episode of a show comes pretty naturally to most of us. Even though you know exactly when the punchlines are, it doesn’t take away from your enjoyment of the show. Even with older shows on streaming services, there’s a comfortable familiarity with …

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5 of the best phones released in 2019 (so far!)

Upgrading your phone? With so many options out there, it can be overwhelming. To help you, we looked at some of the best devices released this year, with their key features, so you can choose your next phone. Google Pixel 3a Whilst the Google Pixel 3 is only a few …

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