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Half-term events at Musicroom this May and June

Half-term events at Musicroom this May and June

GregJohnson May 11, 2013 0

This half-term, Musicroom will be hosting a number of half-term events across the UK. Below is a list of FREE activity days taking place this May and June at stores in Brighton, Bristol, Exeter,

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Kaija Saariaho and Youssou N’Dour awarded Polar Music Prize 2013

Kaija Saariaho and Youssou N’Dour awarded Polar Music Prize 2013

GregJohnson May 7, 2013 0

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho and Senegalese percussionist, songwriter and Mbalax pioneer Youssou N’Dour have been awarded the 2013 Polar Music Prize. The prize was founded in 1989 by the highly influential publisher, lyricist and

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Einaudi, Willie Nelson and The Sonics triumph in Top 20 music advertisements

Einaudi, Willie Nelson and The Sonics triumph in Top 20 music advertisements

GregJohnson May 2, 2013 0

The challenges and opportunities created by the internet have forced artists and the music industry itself to find new ways to make money from their art. With the old models of selling records no

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Government plan to sell British culture as a commodity a threat to UK musicians?

Government plan to sell British culture as a commodity a threat to UK musicians?

GregJohnson April 24, 2013 0

MP and culture secretary Maria Miller believes that British culture should be presented as a commodity – a “competing product” to be funded and supported based on economic rather than creative grounds. In the

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Nominations for Ivor Novello Awards 2013 announced

Nominations for Ivor Novello Awards 2013 announced

GregJohnson April 17, 2013 0

The nominees for the 2013 Ivor Novello Awards have been announced. Now into its 58th year, the Ivors celebrate and recognise the very best in British songwriting and composition. Previous recent winners include Adele,

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Deftones bassist Chi Cheng: 1970 – 2013

Deftones bassist Chi Cheng: 1970 – 2013

GregJohnson April 16, 2013 0

Chi Cheng, bassist for the seminal alternative metal band Deftones, has died at the age of 42. His family have confirmed that Cheng passed on early on Saturday morning, with news reaching music blogs

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Adele and Sir Paul McCartney top musical rich lists

Adele and Sir Paul McCartney top musical rich lists

GregJohnson April 12, 2013 0

Adele and Sir Paul McCartney have topped the annual Sunday Times Rich List for UK and Irish music makers, each retaining the number one spot on the lists for young musicians and all musicians

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WIN prizes in the Musicroom Easter Egg Hunt

WIN prizes in the Musicroom Easter Egg Hunt

GregJohnson March 25, 2013 0

The Musicroom Easter Egg Hunt is on! Find the golden eggs each day to WIN prizes and uncover big discounts all this week at Musicroom.com. Every day this week until Monday April 1 we’ll

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Adele wins best song Oscar for Skyfall

Adele wins best song Oscar for Skyfall

GregJohnson February 25, 2013 0

Adding to her already impressive array of trophies and awards, last night at the 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Adele collected the Oscar for Best Song for Skyfall. Celebrated for its vintage Bond-song

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Play the music of the BRITs 2013 winners at Musicroom!

Play the music of the BRITs 2013 winners at Musicroom!

GregJohnson February 21, 2013 0

Last night, the BRIT Awards 2013 took place at the O2 arena in London. The night’s biggest winners were Emeli Sande and Ben Howard who both walked away with two awards each! Other artists

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