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Last year I blogged about catching the year’s first big music festival courtesy of YouTube - who broadcast live form the 5 stages over the 3 days. I raved about the really clever interface - how they included hashtags into their live updates - and how slickly the whole thing worked, including the uninterrupted streaming broadcast itself.
This year the layout of the interface was even better - with the current and upcoming bands listed in the centre, and the updates off to the ...
2012 Album Release Schedule2012 Music Trends80s ElectropopAdeleAdrian LuxAlt FolkAmanda MairAraabmuzikAzealia BanksBjörkCharli XCXClement Marfo & The FrontlineDelilahEmeli SandéEuro DanceFaceBookFrank OceanFuture of MusicFuture of Music OnlineFuture of Music Online 2012Internet MusicKaty BKey Sounds for 2012Lana Del ReyMichael KiwanukaMix-TapesMTVMusic AppsMusic IndustryMusic OnlineMusic-SharingMySpaceNew Artists for 2012Niki & The DoveOh LandRetroRihannaRonikaRustieSBTRKTsocial mediaSoundCloudSpotifyThe WeekndTurntable.fmVanbotyoutube
(Note that this post will be updated regularly throughout 2012)
My Top 10 Albums of 2011
- House of Balloons - The Weeknd
- Thursday - The Weeknd
- Nostalgia, Ultra - Frank Ocean
- Glass Swords - Rustie
- Electronic Dream - Araabmuzik
- Oh Land - Oh Land
- Vanbot - Vanbot
- On A Mission - Katy B
- 21 - Adele
- SBTRKT - SBTRKT
(Note - SBTRKT was missing from previous end of year listing)
11 Musical Trends for 2012
- Some artists will move away entirely from Album releases; Rihanna is
2012 Pop PredictionsA$AP RockyAzealia BanksBBCBBC Sound of 2012Best new artists 2012Dot RottenDry The RiverFlux PavilionFrank OceanFriends BandJamie N CommonsLianne La HavasMichael KiwanukaNiki & The DoveRen HarvieuSkrillexSound of 2102SpectorStooshe
It’s that time of year again when pop pundits do their best to predict who’s going to strike it big next year.
There’s no real suprises on the BBC Shortlist, certainly not in the inclusions, but there may be a question as to why Lana Del Rey has been edged out by Lianne La Havas and Ren Harvieu - I for one certainly think Lana is doing more interesting things vocally and melodically than those two.
I was never that bowled over by Nicki Minaj - sure she’s done some mean ...