Originating in the 90s Deep South, trap is a hip-hop subgenre that has continuing impact and influence on music. Sad boys. Drank. Face tattoos. Don’t let the surface distract from this brilliant time for music and fandom.
This quietly trailblazing composer and DJ has found inspiration in classical music and dance classes, but in the stillness of lockdown produced a sophomore album that includes odes to ketchup and Zoe Kravitz.
The quippy Norwegian folk-pop newcomer has caught the attention and affection of many, not least the genre-flouting Swift herself. Romantic, devastating and hilarious, 22-year old Marie Ulven Ringheim has the world beyond Norway at her feet.
Bollywood and beyond: dive into the vibrant and ever-so-catchy songs of the mysterious subgenre. Indipop (Indian pop) is a hugely popular genre in South East Asia and worldwide. Read on to get your Bollywood, Kollywood and filmi facts straight.
Have you ever thought about how much you listen to so-called classical music? Perhaps your first instinct is to answer “hardly ever.” Listen closely to that delightful musical accompaniment to whatever show or film you’re watching, and you’ll often find classically-composed music.
How well do you know the history behind the music reigning over Studio 54, immortalized in Saturday Night Fever and shaped by progressive minority cultures? Learn the facts behind the funky vibes and groovy tunes from the glamorous disco era and get down with the ultimate disco playlist – combining the best of old and new.
From hardcore punk sprang emotional rock's tear-spilling realness with eyeliner, black hair and baggy jeans. Listen to the playlist barely containing the woes of Death Cab For Cutie, Brand New and many more.