Django Reinhardt

Django Reinhardt ripped on the guitar like very few in history ever could. When listening to the lightning quick solos, the intricate chord patterns and the magical use of scales, it is hard to believe the man was disabled by injury and only had partial use of his left hand. The Belgian-born Gipsy genius of the guitar still inspires musicians 63 years after his death.

Chuck Berry ‘Daddy of Rock and Roll’ Dies

On 18th of March, Charles Chuck Berry died after 90 years of rocking.  An icon and undeniable legend of Rock and Roll was a massive influence on some of the biggest names in music. John Lennon said, “If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry.’” To name just […]

Video Games Killed The Radio Star?

For some time now, video game sales have been phenomenal compared with than any movie or music release.  Take one statistic as an example, in 2008 Grand Theft Auto sold $800 million across the world sales in its first 24 hours of its release.  This was the greatest ever launch ever for any piece of entertainment […]

Vinyl Record Sales Rise

While the debate rages on as to how much of an influence on album sales online streaming of music has, one thing is certain, people are purchasing vinyl records in amounts not seen since the early 1990s. Why are music lovers turning back to older technology? It is not as if the world is calling […]

Time Travel March 1st

First of March in 1974, saw Queen commence their first headlining UK tour at The Winter Garden’s Blackpool.  This began a tremendous era for the heavy rock, metal, folk, progressive band.  Enough styles of music in one set to send you Stone Cold Crazy you know? This footage is from the same tour but later in […]

Kubrick: Art and Prophecies

When you gaze upon the works of Michelangelo from around 1500 it does not matter when it was made, it is purely good art that has stood the test of time. The Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey released in 1968 is another piece of fine art that […]

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