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THE MAGIC OF RECORD STORE DAY 2022: 23/04

\\ Queues right around the block for the boldest and best vinyls on the day. // On the 23rd of April, we all experienced one of our favourite moments again – Record Store Day 2022. Celebrating their 15th anniversary with record shop exclusives, live music showcases, artist meet-and-greets and considerable vinyl prices shaved off across […]

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Making GRAMMYs History: Jon Batiste and the Importance of Celebrating Black Culture

//As someone who holds themselves in high regard with the know-hows and the who-haws of the music industry, I have to say, I was quite ashamed of myself not knowing or truly understanding the work of Jon Batiste. I was vaguely familiar with his work-ethic when it came to the composing of Pixar’s jazz-epic Soul […]

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White Lies: “As I Try Not To Fall Apart” – Album Review

With an album and a tour to boot, White Lies are greasing the spokes again. While White Lies seemed briefly muzzled in eclectic songwriting from the the colossal debut, To Lose My Life… in 2009, to now in 2022, As I Try Not To Fall Apart is a righteous reckoning for those who thought White […]

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Thursday-Short-Thoughts: Do we appreciate album artwork anymore?

Hey folks. A little bit of a short one for mid-week today … < The excitement of getting a vinyl or CD wouldn’t just be for the song within the sleeve or case, right? > While your ears are satisfied, what plays on your eyes – and your mind – as you listen? Falling in […]

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The Case to Define our Industry: Fighting for a Better Economy

You may have heard the news spreading regarding the fight for a more equitable music economy with a greater emphasis on the economy of music streaming to artists… .. aaand another one has been added to the roster. A UK artist, who goes by the name of Kieran Hebden (artist alias of Four Tet) has […]