Bands that have survived their hiatus

What really is the difference between a band break up and a hiatus? It’s supposed to be a temporary gap but we’ve all seen our favourite band take a ‘hiatus’ and eventually break up altogether. Whether it’s to start a solo career, musical differences or their music just isn’t relevant …

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Top Father’s Day Films and Music

Are you ready for Father’s Day? We’ve got you covered –  this year’s Father’s day doesn’t have to break the bank with these thoughtful gift ideas. Get prepared with the best films and music, perfect for 21st June. Plus check out our Father’s Day Spotify Playlist filled with great songs …

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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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The 1975 win big at the Brit Awards

The winners of the 2019 Brit Awards have been announced. Indie outfit The 1975 walked away with two of the biggest awards of the night – British Group and British Album of the Year. Hugh Jackman opened the awards ceremony with a track from the hugely popular The Greatest Showman, …

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Childish Gambino makes Grammy history

The 2019 Grammy awards saw history being made as This Is America became the first rap song to be crowned Song of the Year and Record of the Year. Childish Gambino beat out strong competition from Drake, Post Malone and Cardi B to bring home Record of the Year – …

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8 of the craziest conspiracy theories in music

The world of music is full of some crazy but surprisingly convincing conspiracy theories. Is Avril Lavigne really Avril… or was she replaced by some girl called Melissa? Who knows? We look at some of the weird and wonderful conspiracy theories that plague musicians. Paul McCartney is dead This one …

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Missy Elliot inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

The 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees have been announced, with Missy Elliot becoming the first female rapper to be inducted. Elliot is only the third rapper to be inducted too, following in the footsteps of Jay Z in 2017 and Jermaine Dupri in 2018. Joining Missy in the Hall …

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5 of the best British debut albums of the last 5 years

When it comes to recently released debut albums, which truly are the best of British? We look at the best debut albums released by British artists since 2013. 2013: Disclosure – Settle Duo Disclosure, made up of brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence, dropped their first album back in 2013 to …

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