Category: Music

17 Oct 2018

Four-String Genius: Are These The Best Bassists In Rock?

They’re often overlooked in favour of the frontman or the flashy guitarist, but NOW… it’s time to celebrate our favourite four-string playing legends. Flea No list of bassists would be complete without Flea, who often tops lists as the greatest bassist ever. Originally born in Australia, Flea’s real name is Michael Peter Balzary, which doesn’t […]

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16 Oct 2018

Blossoms Announce Huge 2019 Hometown Gig At Stockport County FC Ground

The I Can’t Stand It outfit will play Edgeley Park Stadium next June with special guests including The Coral and Cabbage. Blossoms have announced a huge gig at the home of Stockport Country FC. The Charlemagne five-piece have confirmed the massive homecoming show and their biggest headline gig to-date will take place on Saturday 22 June […]

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16 Jan 2017

The Music That Immortalised 90s Subculture with electronic technologies

The 90s undoubtedly marked the Golden Age of underground music zines cataloguing subcultural movements. Without an avalanche of Tumblr accounts offering endless information on what your favourite band is wearing, Soundcloud recommendations about who to listen to next, or Twitter documenting your most-loved guitar player’s childhood fear, publications such as the pioneering DIY zine Sniffin’ […]

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24 May 2016

Does A Woman Help Progression In Music?

As festival season rapidly rolls in, we’re constantly being reminded of the continuing lack of diversity on our lineups. With a recent study indicating 86 per cent of the lineups of 12 major music festivals last year including Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds and Creamfields were male, it seems that the ears at the top are […]

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21 May 2016

The 7 Different Types of EDM Music

As a bassist, bandleader, teacher, and music copyist, I’ve worked with hundreds of singers throughout the years. Though working musicians know hundreds of tunes, singers need to have good charts in order to have their music played the way they want. I define a “good chart” as a piece of written music that effectively tells […]

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21 May 2016

The Complete Definition Of The Music

Music is a form of art that involves organized and audible sounds and silence. It is normally expressed in terms of pitch (which includes melody and harmony), rhythm (which includes tempo and meter), and the quality of sound (which includes timbre, articulation, dynamics, and texture). Music may also involve complex generative forms in time through […]

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18 May 2016

This Is What Live Music Looked Like Last Week

We had some truly stellar photos come out of our photographers this week, as they attended shows from Vance Joy, Ball Park Music, Matt Corby and Groovin The Moo sideshows, with the common theme being some amazing light shows. As Forbes notes, in the missive, Sixx and bandmates James Michael and DJ Ashba implore YouTube […]

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18 May 2016

E-tropolis line-up complete

The line-up for the industrial, EBM and synthpop festival E-tropolis in Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Ruhr, on March 28 is complete. For the most part, though, people just happening to pass by the two-block campus during Public Practice sessions are at the best advantage to enjoy the notes in the air, mixing with the environment. “We […]

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