Last week saw the announcement that The Independent, a national paper whose history spans over 30 years, is ceasing to exist. With such a prestigious newspaper not being able to withstand the test of the digital era, does this bode well for the future of print journalism? I noticed my favourite magazines becoming more and more expensive. Then I noticed them getting … [Read more...] about The end of print journalism?
Out of curiosity I Googled ‘What is Pop-Punk?’ What I found was a group of pretentious Internet dwellers perfecting their list of bands that fit into the genre of pop punk. This included everyone from Bowling for Soup to Fall Out Boy, The Offspring to Paramore. It also said that these bands are ‘out of touch’ and past their sell by dates by years. There are over 76 … [Read more...] about Is Pop Punk a dying genre?
If you have ever wanted to feel pure happiness running through every inch of your body, I highly suggest going to a Bowling for Soup gig. I would also recommend seeing The Dollyrots, MC Lars and Lacey at some point in your life because their supporting slots at the recent Bowling for Soup show at the 02 in Boscombe were unmissable. I had anticipated Bowling for Soup’s … [Read more...] about Review: Bowling For Soup, 02 Academy
While many of us continue to mourn the loss of a star, it’s obvious the positivity that David Bowie brought to the table. Bowie once said of himself : “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring” and this is something he stuck to for the entirety of his life. Through recognising the need for a form of progression in rock music he assisted in the … [Read more...] about Bowie’s attack of the status quo
The Thin White Duke to Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust to the authentic David Bowie. The man born Davy Jones in 1947 has been through a variety of personas each one showcasing his brilliance and individuality as not just a ground-breaking musician but also as an experimental artist with intense shock factor. David was always an inspiration to me and a true original. He was … [Read more...] about Bowie’s Bournemouth impact