For as long as music has existed, it has bought society together and been used to share ideas. A prominent example: Band Aid. The charity supergroup, formed in 1984, raised funds to help stop the Ethiopian famine. Though they...
Music can offer an escape to those suffering with their mental health. Songwriting and listening to music are seen as forms of emotional expression. Music’s performance, its creation and the effect it has on those who listen to it...
Recently, there has been a wave of new guitar bands erupting out of various crevices across the UK and Ireland. I am not referring to a particular 80s rip-off pop-group, or one of the many gloss-rock bands, who, by...
There was an era in the late noughties when British rock bands knew how to make a chorus. Not just a repeated verse with identical lyrics, but a chorus. Hooks and all. It doesn’t take long before Blood Like...
After a lengthy break of four years, Foals have returned with the highly-anticipated release of LPs 5 and 6, which sees a unique split of the LP. Not Everything Saved Will Be Lost has been split into two parts,...
CW: Mental health, suicide The music industry is well known for its highs and lows. Despite this, so many people seem to flock to the business. I became acutely aware of the toll that music can take on mental health...