Whiplash has me exhausted, infuriated and conflicted in all kinds of wonderful ways.
I've said in previous posts that I grew up in the generation where YouTube was on the cusp of being what it is now, and being doubted at every chance. A few of my friends/school-mates were, and still are, on YouTube and many started out in 2009. In 2009 it seemed that more people were … Continue reading From Sweet Songstress to Poetic Pop-Star; The Musical Evolution of Gabrielle Aplin
When I first started this blog, 3 years ago now, when it lived on a different website I had a series. The series was a collection of blog posts that told you guys my current musical obsessions. Today, I'd like to bring it back again. Music has saved my life on multiple occasions and I … Continue reading Musical Obsessions #1 – Wiser EP – Madilyn Bailey
It seems bewildering to believe that the beautiful EP 'Acoustic' from Gabrielle Aplin was released only 5 years ago, on paper 5 years is a long time, but when you listen to 'Acoustic' in comparison to 'Light up the dark' it is an incredible progression of change to occur in 5 years. 'Acoustic' was and still … Continue reading Light Up The Dark – Album Review
Music is and always has been a large part of my life, not because I am proficient in any instrument or anything but tone deaf in the singing department, but because it is something I've always personally connected to easily. It's something that those people I've grown up around; family and friends have also enjoyed … Continue reading Top 3 Music Genres + Artists.
So... I've been taking a little while trying to figure out what I wanted write about next, thinking of ideas and then scrapping them again, I didn't want to write another book review yet because I haven't finished one recently. Truth be told I've just been wanting to talk about this; living life right. As … Continue reading Living life right.
I realised I hadn't written anything non review related in a while, and I've been thinking about this subject quite a lot recently, so here we are. The thing that defines many people in the creative industries, and helps to further their careers is their independent style, and ultimately what it is about them that … Continue reading Knowing your creative style/identity.
Creative subjects and careers have long been misunderstood and underrated; teaching arts in schools has constantly been under threat, and there's this weird, unfair view that often comes with it, that it's an 'easy' field. So, it's no surprise that working in a creative field, people can often lose faith in what they're doing, and whether … Continue reading Keeping the Faith with Creative Projects