Tags : pop music

The Problem With The ‘Deluxe’ Album

The re-released album is a simple enough business venture. A successful album is expanded upon, remixed, and redistributed to the masses and their outstretched ears, which translates to a stream-fuelled commercial win. Interest in a record is reignited, often months after original release, adding a sense of longevity to an album cycle. The ‘deluxe’ album […]Read More

Daft Punk Announce Split After 28 Years of Groundbreaking Electronica

French electronic outfit Daft Punk have announced their breakup after nearly thirty years together. The news came from an 8-minute video entitled “Epilogue” posted to their YouTube channel.  Perhaps best known for their robotic personas and classic singles such as ‘One More Time’ and ‘Get Lucky’, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter changed the landscape […]Read More

Waiting In Line: Will RAYE Steal The Pop Spotlight In

“This young lady with @DavidGuetta has a great voice. Who is she?” tweeted Dionne Warwick earlier this month, while watching New Year’s Eve on FOX. The ‘young lady’ in question—singing Sia’s part on Guetta’s single ‘Let’s Love’—was London-born singer-songwriter RAYE. On paper, RAYE needs no introduction. She is the voice behind some of your favourite […]Read More

Track Review: Long Enough // Keep Dancing Inc.

Amid the constant pressure to create and hustle, listeners will no doubt find solace in Keep Dancing Inc’s newest track, ‘Long Enough’. Cathartic to the bone, the Parisian New Wave trio has come into their own since their formation. Sporting a musical footprint that weaves nonchalant lyrics with punchy beats, ‘Long Enough’ hits the ground […]Read More

Track Review: Come And Get It // John Newman

After taking a step back from the limelight to work on his new album, John Newman is back with a long-awaited taste of his brand new second album, Revolve. You could say it’s pretty good, to say the least. Newman first came into the spotlight after being featured on Rudimental’s single ‘Feel The Love’ in […]Read More