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The Giant Strides of Ghana’s Afrobeats

When Afrobeat is mentioned, the first country that comes to mind of most people is Nigeria. The reason is not far-fetched. Nigerians have churned out great Afrobeat music for decades. In the early days, we had Tony Allen, Fela Kuti. Then came the eras of Lagbaja, Femi Kuti, Yinka Davies. And now, in the golden era of Afrobeat, we have a myriad of Nigerian Afrobeat artists with worldwide acclaim. Nigerians […]

todayOctober 15, 2021 32

Afrobeats

Loyz Fluoresces Positive Energy in ‘Peace of Mind’

“My music is a collection of my enviroment and a dairy of my realities. My Journey is a tale that is worthy of your time” LOYZ Loyz, a Nigerian singer and songwriter who grew up in Port Harcourt city gift-wraps african-inspired melodies in his new single “Peace of Mind”. The exciting sound starts off with his visceral vocals married perfectly with the emotional and catchy beat produced by Dannyblaze. “Peace […]

todaySeptember 9, 2021 217 8 5

Afrobeats

TEMS RELEASES NEW SINGLE ‘CRAZY TINGZ’ THIS FRIDAY

Nigerian Songstress and Producer Tems is back with new single dropping tomorrow and new EP ‘If Orange Is A Place’ set for next week September 15th! The Isale Eko Native boasts an unconventional blend of R&B and Soul paired with African nuances that merge to create her unique sound. Last year Tems released her debut EP ‘For Broken Ears’ that received nods from artists like Brent Fayaiz, Chris Brown, Drake and more. Tems has had an […]

todaySeptember 9, 2021 121 7 5

Electronic music

4 Things That Kill Your Chances For Music Career Success

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVCfp8WuAA0 What do you believe is the number one thing that musicians are doing to ruin their chances at succeeding in the music industry? Is it: not practicing their instrument enough? Not putting together enough good music industry connections? Living in a city with no music scene? The answer to all of this is NO - none of these things. There can be countless reasons why a musician would fail […]

todayApril 1, 2020 46 2 2

Electronic music

4 Questions About The Music Industry You Should NOT Be Asking

Chances are, you are already ruining your potential to succeed in the music industry because you believe in one or more music career myths. How do I know? I am sent e-mail messages on a constant basis by tons of musicians (all seeking the answers to the WRONG questions). These are questions that may seem like good questions on the top level, but are really highly damaging questions that take […]

todayMarch 27, 2020 49 5 6

Electronic music

Does A Woman Help Progression In Music?

As festival season rapidly rolls in, we’re constantly being reminded of the continuing lack of diversity on our lineups. With a recent study indicating 86 per cent of the lineups of 12 major music festivals last year including Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds and Creamfields were male, it seems that the ears at the top are still unwilling to break up the boys club that makes up our live music industry. […]

todayMarch 24, 2020 59

DJ

Skillax Preparing ‘Harsher, Brighter’ New Album

The National have confirmed that they will start recording their next album "soon". The US band released their sixth album 'Trouble Will Find Me' in 2013, more recently showcasing new song 'Roman Candle' live. With frontman Morgan recently saying that the group need to "change and evolve" on their next record, guitarist Morgan has now confirmed to Pitchfork that they have assembled a new studio to record in. "We need […]

todayMarch 19, 2020 23 1 4

Music

This Is What Live Music Looked Like Last Week

We had some truly stellar photos come out of our photographers this week, as they attended shows from Vance Joy, Ball Park Music, Matt Corby and Groovin The Moo sideshows, with the common theme being some amazing light shows. As Forbes notes, in the missive, Sixx and bandmates James Michael and DJ Ashba implore YouTube to work harder to protect the rights of artists whose work frequently appears on the […]

todayMarch 15, 2020 9

Electronic music

Q Awards: Winners Interviews

John has joked with Q that he is yet to find any upsides to being a solo artist. Speaking in a Q25 video interview to mark his appearance on the cover of our special 25th anniversary issue, Q304, which is out now, the former Oasis leader. The Chief declares in the video interview you can watch above: “It’s more of a pain in the arse [being solo] to be honest. […]

todayMarch 13, 2020 4

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