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Ripperton: A deeper Shade…, Arts

Ripperton: A deeper Shade…

Swiss producer Ripperton has been steadily building himself a strong reputation for high quality electronic music for quite some time now, starting out in the late Nineties and working constantly ever since to become a revered producer and DJ. On his new album he explores his musical side to greater depths. The album, A Little Part Of Shade, was released back in June so I decided to have a quick chat with Ripperton about how it all came together and how its been received so far.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 6 August 2013 at 1:00 pm

Club Classics: Swapping the concert hall for the dancefloor with SWARM festival, Arts

Club Classics: Swapping the concert hall for the dancefloor with SWARM festival

As I write this, the BBC Proms is in full swing. But next summer, the Proms just might have some stiff competition. It’s a dedicated classical-rave festival called SWARM and it’s format is one altogether more familiar.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 6 August 2013 at 9:00 am

Exclusive interview with Stooshe: ‘People were scared to like us’, Arts

Exclusive interview with Stooshe: ‘People were scared to like us’

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you will know that Stooshe are coming off a big year. They have survived the girl-band apocalypse and have seen their debut album, London With The Lights On, hit the charts faster than a speeding bullet

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 6 August 2013 at 5:00 am

Interview with The X Factor’s Jahméne Douglas: ‘I’m not a celebrity. I’m a singer’, Arts

Interview with The X Factor’s Jahméne Douglas: ‘I’m not a celebrity. I’m a singer’

Jahméne Douglas is the ultimate working-class boy who went from stacking shelves at his local supermarket to being a runner-up on The X Factor to last week having the number one album in the country. The 22-year-old singer re-emerged to don the mantle of reality-TV glory, and most importantly he’s still just as grounded as he was before the talent show launched him to acclaim.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 6 August 2013 at 3:00 am

Interview with Kozzie, the young veteran, Arts

Interview with Kozzie, the young veteran

Lewisham MC Kozzie may be young, but when he speaks about his experiences in the grime scene you would be forgiven for thinking you were talking to one of the genre’s veterans

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 2 August 2013 at 7:00 am

Ultra Music Festival invades Europe, Arts

Ultra Music Festival invades Europe

It’s just gone midnight in midsummer Croatia and Stadion Poljud, home of Croatian football team Hajduk Split, has been thumping to electronic beats for the best part of eight hours already.

By | Arts, Music | Thursday, 1 August 2013 at 11:00 am

Eastern Electrics: Owner Rob Star on the UK’s biggest ever underground dance festival, Arts

Eastern Electrics: Owner Rob Star on the UK’s biggest ever underground dance festival

This weekend one of the UK’s biggest ever underground electric music festivals takes place on the hallowed turf at Knebworth Park. Eastern Electrics is the name of the festival and there are over 100 of the world’s greatest house and techno artists on the bill, providing music over the course of three days.

By | Arts, Music | Thursday, 1 August 2013 at 7:00 am

Ones To Watch: Clean Bandit to Pawws, Music

Ones To Watch: Clean Bandit to Pawws

Ones To Watch returns with Clean Bandit and Johnny Lucas providing the soundtrack to summer, while Pawws adds cool beauty to the barmy heat-wave.

By | Music | Thursday, 1 August 2013 at 4:00 am

Backstreet’s back, alright? Watch their new video, Arts

Backstreet’s back, alright? Watch their new video

Nick, Kevin, Brian, AJ and Howie have re-emerged onto the music scene with their new song ‘In a World Like This,’ which sees the boys singing and dancing on some sun-baked plains in somewhere resembling the US Southwest.

By | Arts, Fame Feed, Music | Wednesday, 31 July 2013 at 5:57 pm

GQ receives threatening tweets from One Direction fans over 1D covers, Arts

GQ receives threatening tweets from One Direction fans over 1D covers

GQ released a series of “terrifying” tweets it received today from One Direction fans in response to its five covers of Louis, Liam, Harry, Niall and Zayn.

By | Arts, Fame Feed, Music | Tuesday, 30 July 2013 at 6:19 pm

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