It is surprising that in Hollywood’s current climate of change, nostalgia is the most popular trend. When pay disparity and sexual harassment are at the forefront of conversation in popular culture, why are our screens filled with remnants of the past? As the entire industry
Pop music – short for popular, right? A fairly obvious but often forgotten statement, divulged by none other than Harry Styles in a Rolling Stone interview, is part of the interesting great debate about pop music and its value. Pop music is increasingly looked down
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.
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
Right now, music festivals are as big every member of The Strokes’ 2001 haircuts combined. On the face of it, that is a great thing (because who doesn’t love a early 00s mop?), but it is arguably causing problems for new bands of today’s music
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
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.
Or is she? Taylor’s new single Look What You Made Me Do from her latest release, ‘Reputation’, opens with a classic Swift-esque Hollywood-style melody that is reminiscent of earlier songs such as The Lucky One, which immediately lets her listeners know that this song is all about Hollywood. The social media blackout, the week-long snake gifs teasing us have all turned out to mean exactly what we thought. Swift is hitting back at all those who commented snake emojis under every single one of her Instagram photos, shedding that image and creating a new image for herself. And, let’s not lie, Swift is the queen of reinvention from her pure country image to her new, bolder, peroxide-blonde look.
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?
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.