Drummer Joe Seaward was seriously injured in a bike accident in Dublin earlier this month.
English indie band Glass Animals have been forced to cancel all of their upcoming tour dates for 2018 after their drummer, Joe Seaward, was seriously injured in a bike accident in Dublin.
Taking to Instagram on Friday (July 13th), the Oxford-based group revealed why they recently called off all live engagements for the rest of the year, which included a slew of dates supporting Beck, with one show at New York’s Madison Square Garden, and gigs at Pohoda, Open’er and Mad Cool festivals.
“Last Monday my best friend, and our drummer Joe was hit by a truck while on his bike here in Dublin,” the post read from lead singer Dave Bayley. “His leg was broken on impact and he became tangled in the truck’s trailer where his skull suffered a complex fracture.
Who will usher in a new era of pop? Here are ten artists likely to make the most impact in the near future.
A facet of popular culture that frequently is at the receiving end of derision of ‘indie’ or ‘underground’ circles, pop music is in actual fact often the site of technological and stylistic innovation- channelling the sounds of the underground and disseminating them to the masses.
Timbaland’s fresh production techniques completely altered the pop landscape of the early naughties, whilst recently, professional egotist and sometimes rapper Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ injected the stark and abrasive sounds of experimental hip hop into a mainstream context. It’s a continuous and cyclical process of obsolescence and fresh ideas that has sped up as the instantaneous nature of the internet becomes the central tool in the transportation of the cultural to-and-fro.
But who will usher in a new era of pop in 2014? Which artist will emerge brimming with new ideas, or even just provide fresh spins on existing concepts? Here is a list of the ten most likely candidates:
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