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Harry Dirtface: quirky rapper talks about inspiration for his new project ‘The Joyride’

Harry Dirtface: quirky rapper talks about inspiration for his new project ‘The Joyride’

Entertainment, Music, Uncategorized
Words: Isabella Dawe | Subbing: Lavinia Petrucci We caught up with rapper and producer Harry Dirtface to talk about his upcoming release 'The Joyride' Harry Dirtface, formerly known as Dirty Harry, is a Nottingham-born hiphop artist with a unique and eccentric style. Tracks titled 'Sloppy Toppy' and 'Leanwithmycrew' paint him as a drug-taking, womanising, trap-inspired rebel. But his impressive self-made instrumentals and clear influences from genres including punk, rock and blues make him one to watch in 2018. You recently started dropping tracks from your first project, The Joyride. What can you tell us about that? The joyride is about me living life, taking some drugs here and there. There were some tracks that I had, I threw them together and got some nice art work drawn up. ...
discovering the sound of Christmas

discovering the sound of Christmas

Christmas, culture, Featured, Music
Christmas is the time of joy, happiness, winter and a lot of things but nothing of this would make any sense without a good soundtrack We went to explore the sound of Christmas from white Christmas till the new song of SIA, well obviously we not going to talk about all Christmas songs, it will take us at least until 2021 and even then would be incomplete. RT if you’re excited for #Christmas pic.twitter.com/0cWoBrauJs — HARRY STYLES (@TheClubOfStyles) December 12, 2017 What we did was something more general,  getting to understand what all these Christmas songs have that make them so distinctive, unique and so recognisable. We talk a little bit on our podcast about it,  but Dan Donovan, a music specialist from the University of Westminster, explain us better what happens with Chr
When a house is not the aim but the means

When a house is not the aim but the means

Society
The lack of affordable houses in London left many looking for different kinds of accommodation. Living as a guardian seems to be the ideal solution for some noisy (and penniless) musicians. We, millennials, have been accused of not caring enough about the future, that we don’t save for a house, that we should stop eating sandwiches in coffee shops and start saving money now to buy a house in ten years’ time.  But is it crossing anyone’s mind that we live a life that neither consists of saving nor of spending money because we just don’t earn enough? House prices seem to be going down, or at least that is what has been said by property agencies. But, when we talk about finances nothing is really so straightforward and a few words may change the whole story. House prices are not going do
25 years of BRIT School: 5 of the biggest successes

25 years of BRIT School: 5 of the biggest successes

Entertainment, Music
Words, audio & image: Bernadette Galbraith | Subbing: Joanne Clark The BRIT School based in Croydon recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Take a listen to the podcast below, where I discuss the potential impact specialised colleges may have on future careers. https://soundcloud.com/bernadette-galbraith/the-impact-of-performing-arts-schools Music Source: Adele - Rolling in the Deep, Jessie J - Price Tag, Jax Jones ft. RAYE - You Don't Know Me Adele Born and raised for most of her childhood in Tottenham, Adele’s popular with her fans particularly because of her down-to-earth nature. Having graduated from the BRIT school in 2006, Adele was snapped up by XL Recordings soon after. She has since gone on to release three studio albums, with her lead single Hello becoming the fa
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