Articles by: Jay Mcdougall

Music

An evening with Normanton Street – We take a look at their latest video

An evening with Normanton Street – We take a look at their latest video

Normanton Street truly are a revelation. From regular live shows up and down the country, to their insane turnaround time on recordings, they are setting paces that few are able to keep up with. Their latest video is for their new single ‘One Evening’ and is the latest in an // Read More

by × October 14, 2014 ×

Music

Three Times the Music Industry Won

Three Times the Music Industry Won

From time to time everybody loves a good rant about how the music industry ruins so many artists, or about how certain songs were made only to sell records. The majority of the time it’s a justified point to make.

by × September 22, 2014 ×

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At the forefront of grime music – We listen to Tumble Audio’s Roadman Anthems

At the forefront of grime music – We listen to Tumble Audio’s Roadman Anthems

When it comes to movements within EDM, there are few gaining momentum as fast as Tumble Audio. As well as organising sell out shows up and down the country, their tenth release Roadman Anthems was made available today for digital download.

by × September 15, 2014 ×

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“Snap shots of things I was going through” – Verb T on his new album

“Snap shots of things I was going through” – Verb T on his new album

Since the release of ‘I Remain’ Verb T’s ever loyal fan base have been eagerly anticipating a follow up project. At long long last we have it. ‘Medicated Dreams’ is the story of Verb T’s own personal struggles with Crohn’s disease and the backlash of emotions that come taking regular medication // Read More

by × September 11, 2014 ×

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I went to Notting Hill Carnival with my dad

I went to Notting Hill Carnival with my dad

After 15 years, I finally managed to make it back to Notting Hill Carnival. The first time I attended the largest and most notorious street festival in the UK, I was only 5, and have been told many times about my complaints of it being “too loud”. For one reason // Read More

by × August 29, 2014 ×

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Corrine Bailey Rae crossed with James Blake – We review Vivyd Dream’s debut EP

Corrine Bailey Rae crossed with James Blake – We review Vivyd Dream’s debut EP

Everyone is an experimental genius these days, that’s just the way it is. To find an avenue you can fit into has never been harder in the music industry than it is today, so to see an act hit the jackpot is extremely refreshing.

by × July 21, 2014 ×

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Soul in the wilderness – We listen to Rag N Bone Man’s new album ‘Wolves’

Soul in the wilderness – We listen to Rag N Bone Man’s new album ‘Wolves’

Since performing all around the country as the lead support act for Bastille, the words on everyone’s lips have been ‘When will Rag N Bone Man release an album’.

by × July 18, 2014 ×

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Why rap music shouldn’t be serious – We listen to Enlish’s ‘Delicious Heat’

Why rap music shouldn’t be serious – We listen to Enlish’s ‘Delicious Heat’

Those who have heard of Enlish will know how entertaining this tape was likely to be before they had even jumped online to download it for free off of his Bandcamp. Big Dave, head honcho of Rap Group is finally back with his brand new mixtape “Delicious Heat”.

by × June 25, 2014 ×

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Listen to Elli Ingram’s innovative new track – All Caught Up

Listen to Elli Ingram’s innovative new track – All Caught Up

To put it in simple terms, there is next to nothing to criticize when it comes to Elli Ingram’s recent releases. Her recent EP, entitled ‘The Doghouse’ sent instant shock waves around a genre bracket which has either become slightly stale or has been flooded with a string of bang // Read More

by × June 24, 2014 ×