The Smiling Sessions Brings Virtual Joy To Care Homes During COVID-19 Crisis

Under normal circumstances, The Smiling Sessions, Shapeshifter Productions’ popular participatory singing project, go into care homes and community centres for the elderly across deprived areas of London, and host sing-a-longs for the residents and members. The aim of the group is to end loneliness and social exclusion for elderly people, through encouraging them to become more active, achieve improved health, well-being, confidence, and interpersonal relationships, as well as in-house volunteering and leadership, through participation in singing their favourite songs.

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Pop Duo Rulu Releases Debut Album ‘Finally’ With Lead Track ‘Switch’

Comprising successful DJ Rob Hardman and renowned singer, The Lady-Lou, the pop duo Rulu are releasing their debut album, ‘Finally’.

Celebrate #LolaDay As The Kinks’ ‘Lola’ Turns 50 On June 12th

On 12th June 1970 one of Britain’s finest bands, The Kinks, released a ground breaking song that would further cement their place in history, ‘Lola’. This week The Kinks and BMG launch #LolaDay to celebrate 50 years of this seminal single. Fans will be able to ‘Lolafy’ their individual photos with 10 new custom made stickers available via The Kinks’ website. Throughout the day some of the finest acts around will release their interpretations of the track via The Kinks’ channels.

INTERVIEW – Empathy Test Talk to Us About Their Album ‘Monsters’

The synth-pop band Empathy Test released their brand-new album last month. ‘Monsters’ has received rave reviews from multiple media outlets. You can stream the album via the band’s Spotify.

Donny Anderson Releases Latest Single ‘Lovin’You’ ft. Divine Brown

Donny Anderson goes it alone, releasing his first single, ‘Lovin’ You’, featuring vocals from Canadian icon, Divine Brown. The track was written in a songwriting camp, and has received backing from the  Songwriter’s Association of Canada.

Jonny Ong’s ‘Fools’ Sees A Maturation In His Sound – Already

‘Fools’ is the follow up to Jonny Ong’s psychedelically-charged ballad, ‘Isolation’, and sees a maturation in his sound – already.

‘Faith Over Family’: The Pride Month Anthem From Elton John’s Protégé

James Billett, the man who was, for a while, known as Elton John’s protégé, has just released his new single – ‘Faith Over Family’.

What To Expect From Virtual Reality Casino Games In Canada?

Virtual Reality (VR) has made billions of dollars with its unprecedented rise in the gaming industry and has now tapped into the gambling sector.

Free Slots That You Should Try

Gambling online has many perks today.

#TheShowMustBePaused: Why The Music Industry Needs To Get Behind #BlackLivesMatter Not Just On #BlackOutTuesday

Today the music industry pauses to show support and unite in solidarity for #BlackLivesMatter. It would be folly not to. This industry owes a debt of gratitude, and in fact would not exist if it were not for the people of colour who started what we today consider modern music, which was born out of the sorrow songs of those taken in slavery to work the fields in America. In time this begat distinct genres, such as Gospel, Soul, Rhythm n Blues, Jazz…and in turn, Rock and Roll, Funk, Pop, and Hip-Hop – and just about every other genre in between.

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Griff Releases New Single ‘Forgive Myself’

Since her last single ‘Good Stuff’ in February, that went viral, pop-singer Griff has now released a new single called ‘Forgive Myself’.

NEW HOPE CLUB REVEAL ACOUSTIC VERSION OF ‘WORSE’

New Hope Club has just dropped an acoustic version of their most recent single ‘Worse’. Not only that, but fans were also treated to a music video in which the band put together whilst in isolation.

Funk Pop Trio LI-ES Releases Latest Single ’12 Words (The World Can Love)’ ft. Aulivur

Released today, ’12 Worlds (The World Can Love)’ is an extremely poignant track with an important message, produced by Italian electronic trio LI-ES, and featuring guest vocals from Canadian singer Aulivur.

Electronic Pop Band Dildorado Releases Latest Single ‘Sailor Boy’

With clear influences from the likes of Scissor Sisters and Giorgio Moroder, Swedish pop quartet Dildorado have been taking the gay community by storm with their song, ‘Sailor Boy’, which was originally released in 2010. Now reimagined and released with a variety of new mixes and fresh sounds, ‘Sailor Boy’ takes on a whole new audience with its entirely fresh sound.

Alec Benjamin Releases Debut Album ‘These Two Windows’

‘These Two Windows’, the debut album from acclaimed US singer-songwriter, Alec Benjamin, is available everywhere now. The highly anticipated debut features fan favourites and critically acclaimed singles ‘Oh My God’, ‘Demons’ and ‘Mind is a Prison’.

Right Said Fred Kick-Start The Summer With ‘Good Times Everybody’!

Right Said Fred are back and they’re ready to kick-start the summer with the release of their vibrant new EP ‘Good Times Everybody’, out 19th June 2020. Having had all their shows cancelled or postponed this year, Fred and Richard Fairbrass felt their was no better time to introduce their latest blend of tongue-in-cheek observational pop to the world and put a smile back on people’s faces.

James Arthur Duets With Nicole Scherzinger On ‘Wet’

Today James Arthur premieres the next video in his ‘Acoustic At Home Series’ for YouTube, a duet with Nicole Scherzinger on her hit song ‘Wet’.

Ride Em Cowboy: Diplo Calls On Friends And Releases New Album Under Pseudonym With ‘Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley Chapter 1: Snake Oil’

Diplo’s latest release, under his Thomas Wesley pseudonym, is the intriguingly titled, ‘Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley Chapter 1: Snake Oil’, released today on his Mad Decent label, under exclusive license Columbia Records.

Nick Andre Is Joined By Zion I, Lateef The Truth Speaker, And Deuce Eclipse On New Single, ‘Snake Bite’

Coming from San Francisco, Nick Andre has been producing music for the past decade and a half, and is the founder of Slept On Records. He’s just finished producing the new Gift Of Gab (Blackalicious) album, set for release later this year. We’ve written about him a few times over the past few years, and his latest track, ‘Snake Bite’, sees him joined by Zion I, Lateef The Truth Speaker, And Deuce Eclipse. ‘Snake Bite’ is out today, 29 May.

Tyler Boone Is ‘Gettin’ High’ With New Single

‘Gettin’ High’ is the new single from Americana and rock songwriter Tyler Boone. Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, he’s now living in Los Angeles, and has signed his first record deal with Antifragile Music, the label belonging to music legend Tom Sarig, who launched the careers of Lou Reed, CAKE, and Against Me!, among others.

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