Michael Sole drew inspiration from the colour palette of France, where he lived for three years, but has now returned to where he grew up.
Musicians online without record labels Record labels have long been synonymous with the process of releasing music, these large entities with the reach to share music to people in places unreachable to musicians. A label’s logo once created a brand of trust and excitement for those who held the album in their hands, but now, […]
How has the internet changed things for musicians? The internet has offered an exciting array of options and opportunities, but it has been just as much a hindrance to many a musicians’ success as it has been a helping hand. Since its emergence the world has seen stores like Our Price and Zavvi fall, or almost fall, […]
What problems are record labels facing? Most industries have their struggles and the music industry is no anomaly. Record companies themselves have had more than their fair share of problems to face. However, since the arrival of the internet and high speed downloads that it brought with it, these have only worsened with illegal […]
The evolution of music online The late ‘90s saw the sudden and rapid decline of recorded music revenue, coinciding with the evolutionary growth of use of the World Wide Web. Since then a number of sites have strived to improve the revenue. Whilst others have only continued to hinder any attempt to recover the […]
Life without labels Music labels defending themselves from the onslaught of illegal downloading online defined the early years of Web 2.0. But, now artists are starting to free themselves of their labels in favour of the internet. Inspired by Thom Yorke’s album self-release via BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file sharing protocol, this multimedia project looks at whether […]
The South Coast of England has never really been known for its efficient grasp on youth culture. It’s a place that the younger generations repeatedly congregate from, not to. Consequently, the latest data highlighting certain characteristics of residents across the UK’s constituencies, released by The Office for National Statistics (ONS), comes as no real surprise. Once […]