Tag : bruno mars

Grammys 2018: The year white men stand back

12 months ago / 0 comments

Year after year, the Grammys epitomise the whitewashed music industry, particularly within the Album of the Year category. In 2015, Mumford & Sons took Best Album over Frank Ocean’s seminal Channel Orange; A year later, Taylor Swift’s 1989 was considered more culturally important than Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly and, similarly this year, … Read More

24K Magic by Bruno Mars

2 years ago / 0 comments

Just in case you weren’t aware that Bruno Mars was the coolest man on the planet, the walking God amongst us has released a further 33 minutes of proof that his shit don’t stink. 24K Magic is oozing with glam-funk and sex-appeal and, much like its title would suggest, is … Read More

Uptown Special by Mark Ronson

4 years ago / 0 comments

It seems Mark Ronson has once again reinvented himself. With his fourth studio album, Uptown Special, Ronson turns away from the electro-pop sounds of Record Collection, cruising down the avenue of American blues, funk and soul. Capturing snapshots of an extraordinarily diverse culture, Ronson produces a fluid concoction of meandering … Read More

Under the influence

4 years ago / 0 comments

The rise of popular music in the past sixty years has caused an overlapping of influences upon artists and even our own musical tastes. Take the music your parents listen to, or music you listened to growing up, how much has this affected your taste in music today? There are … Read More