Happy Weekend: The Bends Edition

14th March 2015 6 comments

Yesterday was the twenty year anniversary of one of the greatest albums of all time: Radiohead’s sophomore album The Bends! 1993’s Pablo Honey saw the band teetering at the brink of Britpop and The Bends not only pushed them far away from it, it laid the groundwork for the band’s nonconformist mentality. It was also […]

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Our Top Records of 2014

1st January 2015 No comments

Happy New Year! No, we didn’t get too carried away with New Year’s Eve parties to publish our Best of list, you just never know who may release a surprise album on New Year’s Eve and steal the thunder of everyone else who made music over the course of the year that was. Of course, […]

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Spotify (Again) – Artists Still Fighting the Wrong Battle

14th November 2014 5 comments

I swore I wasn’t going to write anything about this. I promised myself and my mental well-being that I wasn’t going to write anymore about this, yet here I am…writing again about Spotify. Same song, slightly different tune. We all know Taylor Swift pulled her catalog from the streaming service and since then, it’s all […]

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Deru Integrates Media, Memories With '1979'

25th May 2014 No comments

We don’t tend to publish much on Sunday. Sunday is a day for rest, family, recreation, and fun. Sunday is a day for creating memories. Of course, you don’t realize you’re making memories at the time, but as you spend time with friends and those you care about, it becomes encapsulated and ever etched in […]

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Our Favourite Records of the Year That Was

31st December 2013 No comments

As is customary, be it in conversation with friends or more formal list form, the end of the year means it’s time to reflect upon the music that was released and try to sort out which was ‘best,’ ‘worst,’ ‘overrated,’ etc. There were a few records that came out among much hype, and really fascinating […]

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Atoms for Peace to Stream Gigs Via App

18th July 2013 No comments

For those left with feathers ruffled after Nigel Godrich and Thom Yorke announced in a Twitter diatribe earlier in the week that the band would no longer be sharing their music on Spotify, it has just been announced that the July 24 and 25 Atoms for Peace Roundhouse gigs will be available to stream via […]

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The Day Nigel Godrich Made Twitter Explode

16th July 2013 No comments

By now, everyone who works in the music industry, has a Twitter account or, presumably, is a person on Earth with access to technology, has heard about music producer Nigel Godrich and his Twitter lambasting of Spotify this past Sunday. In a series of tweets that stated, among other things, “We’re off of Spotify. Can’t […]

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Happy Record Store Day!

20th April 2013 1 comment

Hooray! It’s the best holiday of the whole year; Record Store Day! On this day, we celebrate two awesome things; music and small businesses. Yep, on Record Store Day, independent record shops dedicate this very day to celebrate music, host parties and concerts, and have artist signings. Let us not forget the best part of […]

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Instagram and Music: Megalomaniacal Propoganda or Useful Marketing Tool?

13th April 2013 No comments

Check out my latest article for Think Like a Label. A lot of people use Instagram, but do they use it to its potential when promoting their career or new album?

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