Seven Years Of Jedward: We Chronicle the Duo’s Career In Song

We celebrate seven years of Jedward by chronicling their career in song!

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Get Involved In #KindnessDay 2016!

The Diana Award and Penguin Random House have teamed up for a second year to host Kindness Day 2016.

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Labourers Are Worthy Of Their Wages: Why We Will No Longer Write For Free

Essentially Pop believes that a worker deserves their wages. As of 1 August we shall no longer be writing for free.

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Facebook Dublin To Host Diana Award Anti-Bullying Showcase Event

Tomorrow, 26 April, a star-studded showcase event featuring Jedward, Kodaline, Danny O’Carroll and more, will be hosted by Facebook Dublin. The event is set to highlight some of the best peer-led anti-bullying practices taking place across the Republic and Northern Ireland.

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EPs Advice To Aspiring Musicians

We’ve written up a brief summary of some of the things aspiring artists should be aware of when starting out in professional music.

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Save Irish Busking

Help save Irish Busking by signing the petition and making your submission to Dublin City Buskers before noon Friday 12 February.

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David Bowie

“I heard the news today oh boy…” David Bowie, whose latest and final album, ‘Blackstar‘ was released on his birthday last Friday, has died after…

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2015 The Year In Review and Looking Ahead to 2016

2015 has been a busy year for Essentially Pop.

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A Fair Deal For Fans: How Do We Beat The Touts?

Tickets for popular events sell out in no time, only to be found on reseller sites. How do we rectify this?

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A Letter From The Editor: A New Focus For Essentially Pop

We started Essentially Pop nearly 2 years ago in order to promote music that deserved to be heard.

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Is Jedward’s Changing Hair Symptomatic of Something More?

The red tops and gossip columns have been bustling today with the news that twins John and Edward Grimes, more commonly known as Jedward, have been papped in LA with non identical hairstyles!!

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‘SuperBrands to SuperFans’ – Henley Business College

Henley Business College, part of Reading University, was the venue for last week’s ‘Super Brand to Super Fan’ seminar.

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Flying Vinyl: Music That Deserves to be Heard

Flying Vinyl’s premise is simple – they press records for new and unsigned artists, in order to showcase their work to a wider audience.

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DID BRITPOP CHANGE THE WORLD? DEFINITELY MAYBE

It’s hard to believe that two decades have passed since Blur were battling Oasis for the No1 spot as Britpop ruled the airwaves.

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Get Out Me Car! A Year Of Tish

A year ago yesterday Tish Simmonds went from a normal 19 year old to an internationally famous personality.

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SuperBrand to SuperFan

Henley Business School, as part of their MBA for the Music and Creative Industries, are holding a unique networking event on October 7.

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