The Week In Music – David Bowie, Lorde, Fleetwood Mac, Kanye West… Listen Now
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The Week In Music – David Bowie, Lorde, Fleetwood Mac, Kanye West… Listen Now

As far as the music world is concerned, it’s been a rich week. Perhaps the most explosive story to have surfaced is one regarding Eminem‘s apparently abusive nature being displayed in a new cypher for his upcoming compilation Shady XV. This time he’s targeted Lana Del Rey, rapping the line “I’ll punch Lana Del Rey right … Continue reading

Spotlight: The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die
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Spotlight: The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die

Rap’s early 1990s exodus from its home turf of the south Bronx, where hip-hop was founded in the mid-1970s, to the West Coast and its summertime G-funk sounds, pioneered by Dr. Dre and his associated acolytes, might have marked a significant sea change for the evolving genre and its culture. And while it’s true that albums by N.W.A and … Continue reading

The Week In Music – Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, Pink Floyd, Klaxons… Listen now
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The Week In Music – Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, Pink Floyd, Klaxons… Listen now

It’s all been happening over the past seven days. Country sensation Taylor Swift and classic rock heroes AC/DC have made headlines this week, while Klaxons played their final UK headline show. Not forgetting the return of Pink Floyd and Wu Tang Clan have been highlighted with some new music from both acts. Meanwhile Compton rapper … Continue reading

The X-Factor’s All Time Funniest Auditions
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The X-Factor’s All Time Funniest Auditions

Albeit one of the nation’s most popular long-running television shows, The X Factor is, perhaps, also the most controversial, especially within the music industry, raising several massively publicised arguments. “Are the results fixed?” “Does the show strip up-and-coming acts of opportunities to succeed?” “Should the series’ winners always claim the singles chart Christmas number one … Continue reading

Know The Score: The Music Of Grand Theft Auto V
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Know The Score: The Music Of Grand Theft Auto V

“Rockstar gives the composer full creative freedom to make pure timeless music,” divulges Woody Jackson, one of the composers involved in producing the stem-based score for the video game giants’ latest record-breaking masterpiece, Grand Theft Auto V. From the start of arcade history, music has been a crucial concept. And Rockstar’s relationship with soundtracks has been crucial … Continue reading

Shades Of Snoop
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Shades Of Snoop

Since the 1993 release of his debut Doggystyle, Snoop has adopted quite an amount of animal based alter-egos. Boasting a musical resume that includes Hip-Hop, G-Funk, Reggae and Pop. Notably including Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Lion, Snoop Dogg, and the iconic rapper’s latest Funk-influenced project Snoopzilla. Not forgetting the artist’s stints as a silver screen and … Continue reading