Tag: Pop

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Interview – Eliza and the Bear

London based indie-pop group sat down with Jessica Frank-Keyes ahead of their show at the Norwich Waterfront on 21st January to talk about life on the road, their new-found love for Bieber, and their hopes for a top ten album. Your album comes out soon 1st April – how are you feeling about the release?…

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Pop Showdown – One Direction vs Bieber

If you’ve been on social media at all in the last month, you’re likely aware of the album releases from two of pop music’s biggest artists. 13th November is a big day for Justin Bieber and One Direction, as they both attempt to experiment with new sounds in the hopes of garnering fresh audiences and…

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Discovering Ms Taylor

The recent announcement that Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be held at Norwich’s Eaton Park this May is, I was informed, big news. I myself was somewhat bemused by this information, being rather engrossed in my paper when my housemate burst into my room clammering about Taylor Swift being the first confirmed headline act at…

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Exploring Alt-Pop

It seems that after the musical purgatory of the last couple of decades, young bands are drawing on the characteristics and techniques of their idols to bring music back to life whilst also easing new genres into the 21st century; a hard thing to do but some are doing it bloody well. Björk has always…

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Keep on selling in the free world

In a week where the end of 2011 album sales are released, showing adele’s dominance in the US and the UK charts, and British boy bands make their mark on America, Sam Parker asks if could we be seeing the comeback of British music acts staking their claim on the world of music.

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