The Vaccines skyrocketed out of obscurity in 2011 with their debut album, What Did You Expect from the Vaccines? and its anthemic indie jams. Almost every single released from the album made its name as an indie classic (Wrecking Bar, If You Wanna and Nørgaard,
Empire of the Sun, known for their futuristic sounds and experimental concepts, skyrocketed to fame after their double platinum single, ‘Walking on a Dream‘ in 2008. This song as well as the debut album of the same name paved the way for their careers and
2007 was the perfect year for budding musicians to rise to the top. More importantly, it was the perfect time for a young, ambitious singer from a small town in Wales to create a global impact that would come to span over a decade.
So you’re sick of rainy, cold UK festivals and want to make the leap to visit four-time winner of the International Live Music Conference’s (ILMC) ‘best festival in the world’. I don’t blame you. Why wouldn’t you want good food, good weather and most of
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
Music video channels almost used to be a part of growing up – you’d flick through with your friends, make fun of their outfits and sing along to your favourite tunes back in the day. But the slow death of music outlets (MTV being the most obvious example) is a reflection of how we no longer care about the visual extravaganza.
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.
So if you haven’t been living in a cave you’ll know that Katy Perry is back with a desperate need to become relevant again. Not confident that her music can carry itself, she thought it necessary to re-ignite a 5 year old tiff with Taylor Swift in order to boost record sales for her new album, Witness.
For decades, grime has prided itself in being the fast-paced lyrical narrative of the black working class, with rappers like Hackney born and bred JME professing how ‘the music originated and will always remain in the streets’. But with the recent success of grime artists such as Stormzy resulting in a move from the urban hubbub of Croydon to the gold-lined streets of Chelsea, are rappers becoming disconnected from the streets they came from?
I remember when I first heard TDCC (Two Door Cinema Club) on the radio. It was 2009, I was but a lowly 14 year old, Radio X was still XFM, and I fell in love with a little song called ‘I Can Talk’, which, unbeknownst to this Myspace band, would later come to be the encore for their sold-out comeback tour.