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Fact Or Myth: Does Classical Music Boost Concentration?

Classical music is known to calm down people who are feeling agitated. However, can it stimulate and improve cognitive function and concentration?Irrespective of whether you’re trying to concentrate on finalizing a work presentation or wrapping up a university assignment, keeping focus...

Posted 22 September 2022

Is Disco Dead? We Think Not, And Here’s Why…

Listening to the smooth tunes that are out at the minute and thinking to yourself… “Hmmmm, there’s just something about this that makes me wanna flow, makes me wanna get up, makes me wanna moooove”?Yep… that might just be disco...

Posted 21 September 2022

Khamari Shares New Single ‘DRIFTING’

 Today, Los Angeles based, Dorchester raised songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist artist Khamari releases new single “Drifting.” The new offering showcases a confidently breezy flow with a beautifully integrated sample of Nina Simone's chopped vocals laced throughout. Produced by Khamari, Trackside, Whitenoise, and Johan Lenox, the single...

Posted 17 September 2022

How Do You Transcribe Music And Why?

Have you ever wondered how people transcribe music? Why do they take the time to write out each note and chord? And what are the benefits of doing so? In this article, we will discuss the process of transcribing music...

Posted 15 September 2022

A Glimpse Into The Life Of Ramin Djwadi, The Man Behind The Game Of Thrones Score

 When “Game of Thrones” first went into production, no one quite knew what to expect. Finally, filming end and the show aired for the first time on America’s HBO TV channel on April 17, 2011. Eight seasons were broadcast, consisting...

Posted 15 September 2022

You Know You’re A Metalhead When…

There are so many variations of the definition of 'metalhead'. But the truth is, a true metalhead can tell between another fellow metalhead and an amateur who’s posing as one. The reality is, a true metalhead eats, sleeps and breathes...

Posted 12 September 2022

5 Musicians That Love Gambling

The lifestyles of the rich and famous is something that has interested people for decades now. There’s just something so intriguing about getting a peek into the celebrity lifestyle and seeing how they live, what their routine is, where they...

Posted 06 September 2022

The Greatest Driving Songs That Must Be On Every Road Trip Playlist

There’s nothing that beats a good road trip. It’s the best way to travel if you want to have complete freedom to come, go and stay as you please, and it provides the perfect bonding time to spending with relatives...

Posted 05 September 2022

Music Is The Key To Personalising Experiences Online - Here's How

Music makes us feel good, there's no denying that. And, it seems many of the world's business owners have cottoned on to this by playing songs in shopping centres, restaurants and even on online gambling sites. But why are some...

Posted 04 September 2022

Influence Of Different Music Genres On People’s Mood And Perception

The issue of musical influence on the human mind was noticed long ago: even in the Ancient World, people tried to explore how the brain reacts to different melodies. Of course, most people consider listening to music a pleasant pastime...

Posted 29 August 2022

Josh Garza: A Musical Impact, A Musical Legacy

Some people know that they're destined to become a musician from an early age. Born in Dallas, Texas, Josh Garza was one of them. It was in his hometown that he, along with two brothers named Brandon and Ben Curtis, formed a...

Posted 23 August 2022

Influence Of Music On Human’s Mind: Some Facts You Might Not Have Known Before

It’s hard to underestimate the effects of musical accompaniment in our lives: for many, this is already part of the routine they do not even notice. Each of us has favorite melodies, but in general, songs and music accompany us...

Posted 22 August 2022

What Made Live Aid So Popular?

Whether or not you were around in 1985, the chances are you will have heard of Live Aid. In fact, you have probably some if not all of the show at some point. It was a concert made up of...

Posted 21 August 2022

The Importance Of Music In Video Games

A storyteller might utilise music to direct the audience's emotions and establish the story's mood. Fans of movies typically view the soundtrack as the backdrop that establishes the setting in a movie. Video games follow the same rules. The video...

Posted 18 August 2022

Using A Virtual Private Network To Watch Movies

Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs, are apps or programs that redirect your internet through another network. They have many uses, and one of them is helping you watch more movies more safely! Here’s how that works!How to Use a VPN...

Posted 17 August 2022

How Much Does Music Influence Gambling Experiences?

The choice of music has a significant effect on people's gambling experiences. In fact, to ensure the best adventure, the players' sense of hearing has to be activated. This is achieved with sound effects and good music.A recent gambling survey showed that consumers...

Posted 12 August 2022

From Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” To Lauv’s “Modern Loneliness,” Music Shows Us That It Can Convey Emotion

The connection between music and emotion has long been a subject of debate, with numerous studies conducted in order to reveal how music can enhance, regulate, or diminish undesirable emotional states.Music listening not only conveys emotion to people but also...

Posted 10 August 2022

Your Ultimate 2022 Playlist Of Songs About Gambling

Do you enjoy gambling? Whether it's poker, blackjack, or just betting on sports, there's something exciting about risking money on an uncertain outcome. In this blog post, we'll take a look at some popular songs that address the world of...

Posted 08 August 2022

4 Bands That Like Gambling

In the world of music, a select few bands enjoy gambling as much as they love making music. Whether it's hitting the casino or placing a bet on a game, these seven bands love taking risks when it comes to...

Posted 07 August 2022

Preventing And Treating DJing Injuries

When you’re thinking about injuries at work, you probably won’t count DJing among the professions that have a risk for physical injury. After all, you don’t have to haul heavy gears or materials all day long, you don’t work with...

Posted 02 August 2022

The Role And Impact Of Music In Bingo

Bingo has had its ups and downs since it became popular in the 20th century. Thankfully for the industry, bingo is currently on an up. The arrival of the internet, with players playing bingo online, could mean that bingo never...

Posted 28 July 2022

Must-See Shows When Visiting Vegas

Las Vegas is an incredible place, an entire city dedicated to entertainment with the biggest casinos in the world. However, Vegas isn't only about casinos. There are tons of shows happening throughout the city every night.  The saying goes: "What happens...

Posted 28 July 2022

Have You Tried Music Bingo? Isn’t It Fun?

Did you ever have the chance to play bingo online? If you haven’t tried it out yet, you are losing out on something extremely awesome and fun to play. Music bingo is one of the hot events in virtual parties. If you...

Posted 26 July 2022

The Music Of Vegas Casinos

The music of Vegas casinos is one of the most iconic and instantly recognizable sounds in the world. From the rat-pack era to the present day, the tunes that have been wafting through the gambling mecca have always had a...

Posted 26 July 2022

The Benefits Of Online Music Lessons

Top TeachersTraditional music lessons meant choosing a teacher in your area, regardless of their expertise or ability to convey the learning. With online learning, there is no need to drive to the teacher, and no geographical constraints. If the best...

By Lenny Barksdale on 15 July 2022

It's Easy To Stop Hackers From Breaking Into Your Spotify Account

Threat actors target music streaming services at an alarming rate and look forward to stealing login credentials. The compromised accounts can be used to view pirated content. Equally, they can be sold or used for extracting personal information, which can...

By Lenny Barksdale on 12 July 2022

A Few Of The Most Iconic Gambling Songs Of All Time

Gambling is a practice as old as the human race. Since the oldest civilizations, humans have engaged in games of chance and wagers on various athletic competitions. Over the years, stories have been told, books written and music sung about...

By Lenny Barksdale on 12 July 2022

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Air Supply’s Anniversary Tour 2022 At MGM Grand Detroit

There are various questions popping up - are the tickets sold out, is Air Supply touring in Detroit in 2022, when is Air Supply performing, how many days to the concert, are the tickets affordable, and so on. The answers...

By Lenny Barksdale on 08 July 2022

Leisure Festival - Dreamland in Margate

On the same day that Glastonbury welcomed back Margate's adopted sons, The Libertines, Margate itself put on it's very own Leisure Festival as it played host to numerous artists over two stages at Dreamland.

By Andrew Lockwood on 29 June 2022

Five Songs About Casinos And Gambling

When a composer sits down to write what will hopefully be a hit, there are many themes to choose from. Gambling and casinos are definitely a couple that are full of good source material. There’s lots of stories to be...

By Lenny Barksdale on 24 June 2022

How To Create Social Media Video Content That Stands Out

The world of social media keeps expanding. People want to see a different kind of content than they used to. Video content has taken the lead, and many individuals and brands alike invest heavily into this.There is no denying that...

By Lenny Barksdale on 06 June 2022

Mimi Webb - Goodbye Video

Mimi Webb has followed up her biggest hit to date with an emotionally charged, impassioned ballad called - 'Goodbye'.

Posted 01 June 2022

Pretty Fierce Talk To Us About Collaborating With Doja Cat, Emetophobia, Arena Tours And Staying "true To Yourself" [EXCLUSIVE]

Sheffield's very own all girl group Pretty Fierce are still on a high after the recent release of their debut single - 'Ready For Me'. The new track, released via Mark Morrison's ('Return Of The Mack') record label - Mack...

By Andrew Lockwood on 01 June 2022

Russ Millions - BABA (Toma Tussi) Video

After previewing the song earlier this year on both Instagram Live and TikTok, 'Reggae & Calypso' artist Russ Millions has finally shared his track - 'BABA (Toma Tussi)', as his latest single.

Posted 01 June 2022

Måneskin - SUPERMODEL Video

A week after a triumphant win for Ukraine in the Eurovision 2022 finals, 2021 winners Måneskin have shared the video for their latest single - 'SUPERMODEL'.

Posted 01 June 2022

WYSE Talks To Us About Her "form Of Synaesthesia", Collaborating With Radiohead's Thom York And The Prospect Of Touring With A Band [EXCLUSIVE]

With only a few days to go before Portsmouth based songstress and producer WYSE releases her new single, 'Belladonna', we caught up with her to find out a little more about the "powerhouse of sound". June the 10th will see...

By Andrew Lockwood on 01 June 2022

What Is Bingo Music?

After all these years, Bingo is still one of the most popular and played games there is. And somehow it keeps getting renovated and updated with new mechanics. That is in part because of its simplicity. In recent years, fans...

By Lenny Barksdale on 27 May 2022

Lena Hessels Talks To Us About Abstract Pop, Becoming "Holland's Biggest International Popstar" And Collaborating With Jack Antonoff [EXCLUSIVE]

Hot on the heals of her latest single release - 'my baby's belly', wannabe international popstar Lena Hessels had a chat with Contact Music about her dreams, her aspirations and her vision for the future. 'my baby's belly', Lena's lead...

By Andrew Lockwood on 25 May 2022

Mabel, 24kGoldn - Overthinking Video

Mabel is "burning the candle from both sides" and getting a questionable rep on her latest collaborative single with 24kGoldn - 'Overthinking'.

Posted 24 May 2022

FOALS - 2001 Video

With less than a month to go before they drop their new album Foals get "lost in a sugar rush" on their latest single - '2001'.

Posted 24 May 2022

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Ahead of the imminent release of his second solo album - Dekker, aka Brookln Dekker, took time out to let us know about the musical...

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Former Bengal Lancer Harry Sullivan, aka From The Tiger's Mouth, has just released his first solo single - 'Morning News' under his new moniker.

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Upcoming Releases: The five best new album releases that we're most excited to hear in March

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Album Of The Week: The ninth anniversary of 'Push The Sky Away' by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

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'Push The Sky Away', the fifteenth studio album from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, was released on February 18th 2013 and represented a pivotal...

Adele wipes out the competition with three wins at the 2022 BRIT Awards

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