With a 200-year history, Band on the Wall in Manchester is one of north-west England’s best-loved music venues. Over the years, it has hosted jazz greats, pivotal early appearances by Buzzcocks, Joy Division and the Fall, and more recently the likes of James Blake and Self Esteem. However, like most of the nation’s venues, it is now reeling from the
When we first formed MIDiA eight years ago, we saw the new entertainment world was going to require a new joined up approach for entertainment businesses. With the start of the ascent of the smartphone we made an intellectual bet that everything was going to become more interconnected, inter-dependent and inter-competitive. Our vision then, was to build analysis and data
If you’re a vegan, you’ve probably wondered if your favorite stringed instrument conforms to your lifestyle. And you may also have discovered that many traditional guitars are not vegan, and use several animal products.
But we don’t think that should stop you from pursuing your passion! Here’s a quick guide that’ll tell the entire history of animal products in guitars,
When we think of music from the 1950s, most of us think about rock and roll. That is the image given whenever the era is depicted in the movies. Sock hops, hula hoops, and poodle skirts were everywhere.
But that’s not all the 1950s were. It was also a revolutionary time in country music. Artists like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash,
Rock and roll as a music genre was in its infancy in the 1950s, leading to a generation becoming acquainted with the sounds of electric guitars and fast beats.
Many of these bands became music royalty. These 50s rock bands changed the course of music history forever.
Bill Haley & His Comets
Among the first successful rock bands of the
The trumpet is a classical and versatile instrument that can be played in many different genres. It is also very easy to learn and take care of. Many trumpeters quickly learn how to play the instrument quickly and maintain playing it for life. There are several things a beginner trumpeter should know before playing and how to care for the