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Could ‘Gangnam style’ be a game-changer for the international music scene?, Arts

Could ‘Gangnam style’ be a game-changer for the international music scene?

I have tried to ignore it, but Gangnam Style by pop sensation Psy, seems to be playing everywhere. Now record executives from Universal Music Group, Psy’s record company, are talking up the prospects of other South Korean artists. The calculation is that K-pop artists could have be an international rather than just a regional success story.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 13 November 2012 at 3:23 pm

Caught & Social: Naomi Fonda the Forsyth touch, Notebook

Caught & Social: Naomi Fonda the Forsyth touch

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 18 May 2011 at 12:37 pm

Rusko: “I want tunes to sound big without having to go ‘RRRRRRRRR’, Music

Rusko: “I want tunes to sound big without having to go ‘RRRRRRRRR’

The journey for 26-year-old Chris Mercer, better known to you as Rusko, has been meteoric.
In the short space of five years, the Leeds born producer has gone from creating seminal dubstep anthems to demos for Britney Spears and having the opportunity to have studio sessions with R&B superstar Rihanna.
Last summer, he released his highly anticipated [...]

By | Music | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 1:16 pm

Caught & Social: Pete doffs his chapeau in France, Notebook

Caught & Social: Pete doffs his chapeau in France

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Friday, 11 March 2011 at 10:39 am

Clash of the Pop Titans: Britney Vs Gaga, Notebook

Clash of the Pop Titans: Britney Vs Gaga

The next few months are set to be big ones in the world of pop music. Most likely, if you’re an astute follower of the genre, you don’t need me to tell you as you’ve already been running excited laps around your bedroom for weeks to burn off all the nervous energy you’ve collected, salivating at the prospect of what you can almost – but not quite – reach out and grasp.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 February 2011 at 11:38 am

Mapping the mind of the blogosphere

To celebrate the launch of The Independent Minds blogs, we want to map the mind of the blogosphere.
Not all of it, obviously… not, for example, the part that’s thinking about Britney Spears and Angelina Jolie.
We want to focus on the part that’s thinking about the inauguration of the new President and the choices [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 25 November 2008 at 7:17 pm

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