Josie Sharp evaluates the past, present, and future of creativity to uncover whether social media makes us more homogenous or individual.
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Single Review: twenty one pilots – Level of Concern
Single Review: twenty one pilots – Level of Concern Print Music Editor Bridie Adams reviews twenty one pilots’ latest single. ‘Level of Concern’ is twenty one pilots’ first single in nearly two years, following their previous album Trench. Interestingly, lead singer Tyler Joseph has revealed that the duo created the single as an upbeat distraction from coronavirus and its […]
Is there still an audience for radio?
The figures (like Shakira’s hips) do not lie. Active radio listener figures are falling; in this year’s heavily anticipated Rajar figures, BBC Radio 1’s audience fell to an annual average of 9.9 million, with Nick Grimshaw’s flagship breakfast show losing 100,000 of its weekly listeners within the last year. It is undeniable that streaming services […]
Does live music still matter?
We’ve all seen some kind of live music event. Be it Glastonbury Festival, a Coldplay concert, a group of buskers warbling covers of Ed Sheeran in the high street, or even just the Ram Jam on a Thursday night. Obviously some resonate with us as more impressive experiences than others, but often even the most […]
A woman’s worth: Are women still being pushed to the side of the music industry?
After the phenomenal chart success of Beyoncé and Taylor Swift, you could be forgiven for thinking women were equal in the music industry. But while album sales may be up for those at the top, few can reach these heights and hang onto their integrity, following Mrs Carter’s mantra dominant themes of sexual power, self-love, confidence […]