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Spotify doesn’t care about you

November 25, 2020

This heinous undervaluing of music is disgusting, to say the least, however, Spotify has a great solution to help out!

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Kylie dances her way through the pandemic

November 25, 2020

With all of the chaos and distress of 2020, especially amid the Coronavirus pandemic and lockdown, Kylie Minogue’s “Disco” is a glimmer of hope that life will return to normal again.

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Will it be 5 seconds of success for Ashton Irwin?

November 11, 2020

As for the album itself, it has received good feedback so far and there is no reason why Irwin’s gamble should not pay off. Staying close to his pop-rock roots, “Have U Found What Ur Looking For?” is a powerful earworm, along with a message to his family in “SCAR,” solidifying his reputation as a musician in his own right.

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Streaming brings about the end of CDs

November 11, 2020

However, CDs have been declining in sales ever since 2003, when 730 million CDs were sold that year alone in the US. Nevertheless, consumer demand is still there as today the sales are reaching over 100 million a year, according to Vice.com

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No more sleeping on Pillow Queens

October 28, 2020

A compilation of comments on modern society expressed through rather substandard lyrics that are rescued by appealing melodies and gorgeous vocals.

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Feminist anthems throughout the decades

October 14, 2020

In 1975 the United Nations declared ‘International Women’s Year’ with Helen Reddy’s “I Am Woman” as its official anthem. The song impacted many lives when it was released during the new wave of women’s liberation.

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How TikTok has changed the music industry

October 14, 2020

The app has also been important for artists just starting in the music business. In a time where live music is off the cards, a viral video or clip could prove crucial to the start of a new career of rapping or producing.

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The FIFA soundtrack to our lives

July 21, 2020

Some songs from the last twenty years have had a chicken and the egg with their success and their appearance on a FIFA soundtrack. Did the chicken hatch before the egg or did it play

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Dua Lipa revives disco pop with Future Nostalgia

April 13, 2020

The British-Kosovan singer has created a fun and ambitious breath of fresh air with her long-awaited sophomore album. Her already released hit singles “Don’t Start Now” and “Physical” set the standard for Lipa’s new age

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Niall Horan laments lost love in latest album

March 30, 2020

It’s been nearly ten years since a wee 16-year-old Niall Horan shot to fame. He auditioned for the X-Factor back in 2010, performing Ne-Yo’s song “So Sick,” and nearly didn’t get through as Katy Perry

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DCU Glee Cast: Behind the scenes

March 30, 2020

The Glee cast is different to other societies. We have one show, one goal, one setlist that we work towards for the entire year.

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The Script shine on Sunsets and Full Moons tour

March 16, 2020

From their formation in 2007 to present, there is no doubt that The Script have always been exceptional at engaging with their audience. Each of them exude raw passion for the music they produce, as well as for the fans they endlessly entertain.

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JPEGMAFIA’s gigs not for the faint of heart

March 16, 2020

Months after the release of his latest album, “All My Heroes are Cornballs”, JPEGMAFIA arrives at The Academy to thunderous chants of “Peggy”. The sold out gig was packed to the gills, with JPEGMAFIA emerging from the back clad in muay thai shorts and a hoodie, which was quickly taken off.