Eight Days A Week

Before the Fab Four were fab, they played the clubs of the notorious Reeperbahn district in Hamburg for over two years. Their average schedule went something like this – each week night they’d play from 8pm to 2am, then on Saturday and Sunday, start at 6.30pm and finish around 3am. During this period The Beatles … More Eight Days A Week

Know Your Audience

During the early nineties, the British Indie scene was awash with talent. Bands like Radiohead, Blur and Pulp created albums that went on to help define an era. Though their music was vastly different, the musicians themselves did happen to share a couple of commonalities. Firstly, practically every successful band of the time had links … More Know Your Audience

Pure And Simple

Sia, the Australian singer and songwriter extraordinaire, got off to a slow start. Her first three albums fizzled away and failed to connect with an audience. It wasn’t until her fourth album, Some People Have Real Problems, that her music began to really take off. From there, Sia has gone on to carve out a … More Pure And Simple

Beyoncé and Partners

Beyoncé’s highly personal album Lemonade, achieved worldwide success on its release in 2016. But what’s interesting for such an intimate piece is how many people contributed. In making the album, Beyoncé collaborated with an astonishing seventy writers. Part of the process involved the artist setting up a writing camp at her house in The Hamptons, … More Beyoncé and Partners