On their debut album, Dirty Hit proteges Pale Waves offer up a glamorous display of synthesised indie tunes meshed together into a raw and emo-heavy album that is a pleasure on the ears. Continue reading “Pale Waves – My Mind Makes Noises: Album Review”
On iridescence, Brockhampton reaffirm their status not only as the best boyband on the planet, but also one of the most promising and unique acts of our generation. Their blend of influences and experimentation has moved them to a level above what they achieved on the Saturation trilogy, making a seminal album that will go down as a vital moment in their legacy. Continue reading “Brockhampton – iridescence: Album Review”
Last night was the 27th annual Mercury Music Prize, a prize awarded to the best British or Irish album released over the past 12 months; voted on by a professional judging panel. Previous winners have included the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Dizzee Rascal and Primal Scream; with Sampha claiming the award last year for his passionate debut album Process, but who took home the prize this year? Continue reading “The 2018 Mercury Prize: Our Thoughts”
This evening, one of this year’s nominees- featuring the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Wolf Alice and Jorja Smith- will go home with The Mercury Prize, a celebration in British musical excellence from the past year, and perhaps the most prestigious honour a UK artist could hope to receive. Tonight marks the 27th annual ceremony for the award, so we’ve taken a look at the winners of each year, and cast our opinions on whether or not their victory was warranted.
Born in Pittsburgh in 1992, Malcolm James McCormick grew up with nothing but aspirations of becoming a musician. His love of The Beastie Boys, OutKast and A Tribe Called Quest later became evident in his own music career; which began in 2007 at the age of just 15, spanning and developing right up until his very recent tragic passing on September 7th 2018. It is still raw and painful to think about, but this is a post to honour and celebrate the life and career of Mac Miller. Thank you for everything Mac, you’ll never be forgotten. Continue reading “Remembering Mac Miller”