Wednesday, May 22The Voice of London

Music

Justin Mylo on what it means to be an artist today

Entertainment, Music
Words: Sal Fasone | Subbing: Lavinia Petrucci We interviewed Justin Mylo ahead of his first ever UK show in London. He told us about the struggles of being an artist, how to make the perfect track and coping with success at a young age. When we walked into his hotel, Justin Mylo was waiting for us at the lobby. He was relaxed and wouldn't show any sign of stress, I mean you're about to play one of the biggest London venue, Brixton Academy, how can you be so chill? I've just found out it's a huge venue, I didn't really know (laughs). But once we walk into his room he tells us all about his feelings, the way he started his career and the struggles new artists may find along the way if they want their music to be successful. He's here to open for his long-time friend Martin Garri

Battle Off: Small vs. large music venues

Entertainment, Music
Words, audio & images: Bernadette Galbraith | Subbing: Joanne Clark Banquet Records in Kingston pride themselves on being ‘more than your local record shop’. I took a trip to the store to find out more about what they meant by this. Having stumbled across Banquet Records accidentally, it was a stroke of luck to discover they also arrange regular in-store gigs and various events. Many of the artists they collaborate with are well-established with already a desirable following. For example, folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner will be playing The Hippodrome with them Thursday night and yet, he’s played at the O2 Arena in the past, to an audience of 20,000 people. It was the in-store gigs that really caught my attention though. While browsing for more information, an image came up alo

Started from the Upside Down: Will Byers and friends join a band

Entertainment, Featured, Film & TV, Music, TV
Words: Marija Tomsone | Subbing: Claudia Jackson The Stranger Things boys joined James Corden on the stage as a Motown cover band. Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo revealed that they are not only good at saving the world, but also at performing on the stage. The Stranger Things stars appeared on James Corden’s The Late Late Night Show as a Motown cover band named The Upside-Downs along with the host last night. The group has covered such classic tracks as Reach Out I’ll Be There by Four Tops, My Girl by The Temptations and I Want You Back by Jackson 5 as a Motown tribute act. Meanwhile, Finn Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeler on Stranger Things, has asked the fans of the hottest show today to stop harassing the cast. This followed criticism tow

Taylor Swift collaborated with Ed Sheeran and Future for new album

Entertainment, Music
Words: Haonan Yuan | Subbing: Joanne Clark It has been confirmed that both Ed Sheeran and Future are featured in one track from Taylor Swift’s sixth record 'Reputation', which will be released this Friday. The 27-year-old singer just gave fans a look at the official line-up for the upcoming album. All 15 tracks are listed on the picture, including 'End Game', which has "Feat. Ed Sheeran and Future" alongside. https://twitter.com/EdSheeran_EU/status/928133736851496960 Ed told MTV that Taylor and himself are "very much alike musically". These two of the biggest singers and songwriters in the world have already teamed up for a duet song 'Everything Has Changed' for Taylor’s 'Red' album. The Sweeran feels are SO real right now. @edsheeran has nothing but good things to say bout @tay
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