After watching last night’s Eurovision, where the British entry was predictably poor and unpopular, and listening to an interesting interview with the BBC’s Guy Freeman, I’ve been thinking about how the UK can get back on track in Eurovision. Of course we’d do well if we drafted in someone like Adele or Sam Smith, but… Continue reading Eurovision 2016: My picks for the UK entry
This week is one of my favourite weeks of the year, as it’s The Great Escape in Brighton. It’s a chance to see the most hotly-tipped new artists in small venues before they get big. Over the years I’ve seen some (Iggy Azalea, Years & Years, Haim, Chvrches, Madeon, Marina & the Diamonds etc) who… Continue reading The Great Escape 2015: 10 Future Stars to see at TGE
I’ve already posted my review and photos from last night’s This Must Be Pop Live, but now it’s over to the audience. Here is the show as documented on social media, including tweets, videos and photos. Follow me @Poptastic on Twitter to get updates on future events and send me your suggestions of who you… Continue reading Storify: This Must Be Pop Live
Last night was the last This Must Be Pop Live of 2014, but our first ever Christmas special! It was lovely to see lots of TMBP regulars and new faces in the audience, and I think everyone went away with three new favourite artists, as the performers were some of the best we’ve had yet.… Continue reading Review: This Must Be Pop Live featuring Ivy & Gold, Jasmine Thompson and Georgia Mason
On the first day of Christmas, This Must Be Pop gives to you… a poptastic night out in London! Tonight at Queen of Hoxton, we have three exciting new acts performing live: Ivy & Gold, Jasmine Thompson and Georgia Mason. Click here to find out more about them. We’ll also have DJ October Boy playing… Continue reading TONIGHT: This Must Be Pop Live!
The next This Must Be Pop Live is just five days away, so it’s time to get to know the performers a little better. Here’s what electro-pop duo Ivy & Gold have to say for themselves… How would you describe Ivy & Gold in 5 words? Dramatic, pop, different, crazy, dark What are the benefits… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live: Introducing Ivy & Gold
The next This Must Be Pop Live is now just one week away! The performer announcements have had a great response from my readers and regular gig-goers, but for those of you who don’t know much about Ivy & Gold, Jasmine Thompson and Georgia Mason, I’ve put together some handy playlists to get you ready… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live: One Week To Go!
This Must Be Pop Live returns to London’s Queen of Hoxton on 1st Dec to kick off the countdown to Christmas. Join us from 8pm to see three live acts who’ll be doing big things in 2015, and enjoy a poptastic DJ set including some Christmas classics, plus some extra festive treats! So far I’ve… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live: The line-up is complete!
Taken from this week’s Future Pop mailer. Click here to subscribe. Behind the Mask is the latest song from Ivy & Gold’s recent Smoke & Mirrors EP to get a music video. It’s a powerful ballad which shows off singer Rachel’s distinctive vocals. As a British duo with a blonde female lead singer, they’re often… Continue reading Song of the Week: Ivy & Gold – Behind the Mask