The past year has seen many of us pick up new hobbies and activities to help ourselves occupy our time throughout the coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic. With government restrictions encouraging us to spend more time in our homes and away from people who do not live in the same household, we’ve grown bored and are looking for productive and enjoyable ways to spend our time. By now, chances are you’ve already made it through most of the films and programmes you’ve wanted to watch on streaming services. You may have mastered the art of making bread. You could be sticking to home workouts well, building your health, stamina and strength. But if you’re running out of things to do, why not consider learning how to play an instrument. Now, many associate this skill with children, but it really is never too late to get started. Here are some steps that will help you along the way!
While the visual presentation of movies is undeniably important, it is arguably the soundtrack which does more to convey emotions, set the tone and make a film memorable.
To celebrate and single out the significant contribution made by cinematic soundtracks, here is a look at the finest examples ever to blast out around auditoriums worldwide.
People are spending a lot more time at home these days. Whether it’s because of the rolling lockdowns due to coronavirus or because businesses have been hit pretty hard in recent years. As a result, there may be more time available for hobbies and downtime. Reading is a pretty popular hobby as it can be presented in multiple mediums, genres and formats. However, aspiring readers can sometimes find it quite hard to find their way in. Especially those who have never tried before. Here are some top tips and titles that can help you find your way into reading. Some may not apply as well as others, it all depends on your personality as well as how much time you have available, but they’ll certainly help you make the leap into a new hobby.
One of the advantages of bingo being available online is that there are various forms of games that players can play that all have either their own rules or mechanics that help to separate it from others. These differences help keep bingo feeling unique, fresh, and fun with these alternating game modes being created to enhance the original game.
Culture Club frontman Boy George, Pretty Reckless bandleader Taylor Momsen, Award-winning comedian and After Life star Ricky Gervais, and Ground Control supergroup with Dave Navarro(Jane’s Addiction), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), and Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction) and six-time Ivor Novello Award winner Gary Barlow (Take That) will take the virtual stage for “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!”, the global streaming concert bringing together a dazzling array of artists who worked with David Bowie or who were inspired and influenced by his work — for a celebration of what would have been his 74th birthday and the weekend of the fifth anniversary of his passing. Presented by Mike Garson, David Bowie’s longest-standing band member, the concert will stream on January 8 beginning at 6pm PT.
More and more wireless products are getting released to the market monthly, making the earphone market an exciting one at the moment. With earbuds offering extremely good sound quality, now is the time to consider getting a pair to enjoy your music with. Not only will you benefit from not having any wires, but you will also benefit from using them in the gym and some being very affordable. Below are five benefits to owning a pair of wireless earbuds to listen to your music to.
They’re back just in time for the festive season and behind Essential Advent Calendar door number 24! The nation’s favourite and most-loved musical duo Michael Ball and Alfie Boe join forces again for a magical new album ‘Together at Christmas’. They also announce a UK Arena tour in 2021, including a date at London’s O2 Arena on 19th December 2021. Tickets for the tour are available via www.LiveNation.co.uk.
On Day 20 of The Essential Advent Calendar, pop dynamo Carly Rae Jepsen brings some much-needed Yuletide cheer a little early with her cheeky new song “It’s Not Christmas Till Somebody Cries,” out on 604/Schoolboy/Interscope Records. The snappy, synthy jingle—which grapples with vegan boyfriends, political uncles, and grandpas on edibles—sees the Grammy-nominated star doing what she does best: finding the joy in every situation, even when tears are falling. “It’s Not Christmas Till Somebody Cries” is available now at all digital retailers.
We’re hitting the home stretch with day 19 of the Essential Advent Calendar. Behind today’s door is Tori Kelly, with her first-ever holiday album – ‘A Tori Kelly Christmas’. She teamed up with 11-time GRAMMY winner Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Scooter Braun as executive producers for the album. She previously gave fans a taster of the album by releasing “Let It Snow” ft. Babyface. Listen to “Let It Snow” here.