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Tech references in music

Like a tuneful version of product placement, we’re sure you’ve heard a bunch of different things mentioned in songs. It might be a fancy car, a type of drink; but what we’ve noticed is that more and more artists like to name-drop their favorite electrical item. We’ve listened to some …

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5 of the best collaborative albums

Collaborations are the norm in music. Going to the extreme of making an entire collaborative album is pretty special and not too many have mastered the craft. In celebration of Shaggy and Sting’s new album 44/876, we’ve looked at some of the best collab albums ever! Watch the Throne – …

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The best hip hop albums of the last 10 years

It’s no secret that hip hop is one of the best-loved and best-selling genres of music around. Within the last 10 years, some of the biggest names in music have released instant classic albums that will stand the test of time. We kicked it back to 2007 (we think it’s …

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Essential listening: the ladies of Coachella

The festival of the year, Coachella, starts today! This year sees the most female dominated lineup yet as 33% of the artists performing are women. If you can’t make it to the festival, don’t worry! We’ve got a list of some of the hottest female artists gracing the stage this …

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Famous siblings

To celebrate National Siblings Day, we’re looking back at some of the best siblings in showbusiness. Whether they sing or act, these famous families have kept us entertained for years! Tia, Tamera and Tahj Mowry The Mowry twins Tia and Tamera are best known of their role as twins who …

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Chart-busting releases

Music charts can be unpredictable. Hearing a song in an advert, movie or TV can spur a revival of popularity – as can internet sensations – or tracks may just have an appeal that stretches beyond a week or two. We’ve looked at some releases that have turned the charts …

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How does Coachella taste to someone with synaesthesia?

Over the next few weeks, hundreds of thousands of people will descend on the Coachella Valley to experience two weekends of awesome music. Not everyone will experience that music in the same way though… Synaesthesia is a neurological condition which links senses that are normally experienced separately. There are many …

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