As a way to get their music heard by new audiences, artists are giving away some of their best songs for free these days. I’ve collected some of my favourite recent free download MP3s to create the second ever Now That’s What I Call Poptastic! compilation, a mixture of great pop songs from a variety… Continue reading Free Mixtape: Now That’s What I Call Poptastic! Vol. 2
Last night This Must Be Pop Live took place at The Workshop in Hoxton and it was a great success. All the artists put on a fantastic show and the barman told me he’d never seen the venue so busy for a live music night! First on stage were The Face, the mysterious new trio… Continue reading Review: This Must Be Pop Live ft. Queen of Hearts, A*M*E and The Face
A full review of last night’s This Must Be Pop Live will be coming later, but for now I thought I’d post some of the tweets that summarised the amazing night of performances! Me (@Poptastic): Just arrived at The Workshop. 2 and a half hours til we open! Me at 6.30pm: @theofficialame is soundchecking. What… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live in tweets!
If you’re tweeting about the event please tag it #tmbplive so I can see what you’re all saying! I’m expecting a very busy night so would advise you to arrive early or book in advance here.
Time to find out more about the youngest performer at next week’s This Must Be Pop Live, 17-year-old pop sensation A*M*E! For those who don’t know you already, can you describe your music in five words? Fun, energetic pop (with a) ’90s twist. You have great fashion sense, where do you like to shop? Well… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live: Introducing A*M*E
Thanks to Emmie for designing another ace poster. Click here for the Facebook event page and here to buy tickets in advance for just £3.
It’s been more than four months now since I started up Future Pop, so let’s see how the artists I’ve featured so far have been getting on… A*M*E has released her first music video and will be performing at the next This Must Be Pop Live! Rita Ora is currently at no.1 with Hot Right… Continue reading Future Pop: Time for a catch-up!
Good news for fans of extremely poptastic nights out: This Must Be Pop Live is back! The next gig will be on March 20th at The Workshop in Hoxton, and today I can reveal the first of the three amazing pop acts I have lined up to perform… A*M*E! Making her London live debut at… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live returns on March 20th!
Here are my songs of the day from this week, originally posted on Tumblr. Angel ft. Wretch 32 – Go In, Go Hard Bonnie McKee – Party and Bullshit (Rita Ora demo) Cher Lloyd ft. Astro – Want U Back A*M*E – City Lights Butterfly Boucher – Not Fooling Around Tonight Scissor Sisters – Shady… Continue reading My Songs of the Week
I’ve just sent out my second ever Future Pop mailer! If you sign up every Monday you will receive an email from me featuring the hottest new pop songs and artists that you need to know about. I’ve posted this week’s here so you can get a taster of what to expect. So read on, listen… Continue reading This Must Be Pop brings you Future Pop! (Issue #02)