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We Chatted to the Midlands’ Answer to James Blake

As a genre, RnB can never seem to sit still. Constantly evolving into something new, its chameleonic form attracts countless emotional, creative, busy minds to listen and produce their own stories. One of those doing just that is Louis Ernest, perhaps better known as Blu Ernest.

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What New Data Protection Laws Will Mean for Musicians

The anticipated arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25th promises to provoke pan-EU pandemonium across any business or organisation handling the data of EU citizens. The GDPR aims to give clients more rights when it comes to their data. So, what

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How Post Malone is Killing the Rap Scene

In honour of Post Malone being Music Bloggery‘s artist of the month, we take a look at his rise to fame and how exactly his sound makes him so different to his predecessors.  Sitting in front of his four time platinum plaque for his debut

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‘Joanne’ is the Lady Gaga the World Needed

Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two was released early September of last year as an accompaniment to the release of her album, Joanne. This was Lady Gaga’s bold, vulnerable move to show the world her new, stripped-down image. The old meat dress-wearing Gaga is gone and in her place is a new, mature, experienced woman who has a lot to show about the music industry and the struggles of the modern working woman.

Lorde’s Melodrama: Disrupting Pop’s New World Order

Lorde released sophomore album Melodrama this March to much critical acclaim, as it was lauded as one of the best albums of the year alongside Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. So how has the 21-year-old from New Zealand managed this feat? How has she taken pop music and made it have as much of an impact as the raw lyrics of the rap artist from Compton?

Blink-182 Live: The Start of a New Era

Following the release of their first album since the departure of original guitarist and vocalist Tom DeLonge, long time punk rockers Blink-182 start their UK leg of their California tour with a night to remember.

The Amazons Album Review: Rock’s Breath of Fresh Air

The Amazons, indie rock group from Reading (consisting of front man Matt Thompson, guitarist Chris Alderton, bassist Elliot Briggs and drummer Joe Emmett) have released their debut album three years after their initial formation in 2014 and their debut release has all the qualities that a top indie album ought to have.

Music Bloggery’s 3 Best Albums of 2016

Yep, you guessed right, it’s that time of the year again. The time when magazines and music websites alike give us a generic list of best albums throughout the year. Well, luckily for you we don’t work like that. In a one-off special, three members of the Music Bloggery team argue their case for their best album of 2016, and you can even vote on our Twitter page if you’re keen enough.

Our Top 5 Unconventional Christmas Songs

It’s that time of the year again, which means you’ll probably be listening to ‘Last Christmas’ about a dozen times this festive season. Here at Music Bloggery, we’ve picked a few alternative original Christmas songs and covers which have been left under the radar, and might provide your Christmas playlist with a bit of variation.