THE latest single from Strabane native Bryan Mullen is now blasting across radio stations throughout the country to rave reviews. As Tyrone’s newest up and coming country singer, Bryan is definitely one to keep an eye on and his latest single ‘Even Cowgirls Get the Blues’ is proving to be a hot favourite amongst radio listeners. He now joins a very prestigious line-up of artists including Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings to record this country classic. Although the Strabane man has been singing for the last 13 years he only recently transitioned into the country scene. It was following a successful win at the ‘Sounds Like Country’ competition held in Bundoran last year that Bryan was catapulted onto the country stage. Advertisement The illustrious prize for winning the annual singing competition was to record a single and an accompanying music video. It was after Bryan released his song ‘Someday You’ll Love Me’ that … [Read more...] about Country music stardom awaits
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During the summer, music forms a vital part of most people’s lives. From massive festivals with top recording artists to road trip playlists and traveling to top hotspots with popular nightclubs, music is key at this festive time of the year. However, the intersection of music with innovative technology is creating some hot trends that are pushing the bar high for innovation while driving the bottom line in business. According to international DJ Shoebox Moses, the trends merging music and tech are expanding at a very high rate. That reflects a deeper commitment by nightclub titans and music producers to the experiential by providing multi-sensory elements through auditory, visual, and kinesthetic mediums. Moses has headlined international festivals such as the Global Dance Fest and A-Fest in Ibiza. A great example of such elements, as explained by Moses is Infrasound, a hot sound technology that commands the attendee’s attention. This pure, clean sound uses unequaled … [Read more...] about How Tech Is Boosting the Summer Music Scene
Sumit Paul-Choudhury picks out trends that could shape music over the coming decades, including algoraves, Fortnite concerts and songs catered to smart speakers. By Sumit Paul-Choudhury 21 May 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on WhatsApp Share on Google+ Share by Email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Share on Google+ Share by Email Can’t get enough technical death metal? Good news for fans of this high-precision, high-velocity musical subgenre: the indefatigable Dadabots have been thrashing it out live on YouTube 24 hours a day, seven days a week since March – without ever repeating themselves. Quite the feat. Or it would be if Dadabots was a human band; but as you’ve probably already guessed, it’s actually a neural network generating … [Read more...] about What will music be like in 20 years?
IF YOU WANT to go unicorn spotting, take a turn around the brand-new park on top of San Francisco’s Transbay bus terminal. This is not because it is perched on a spectacular, undulating building that itself looks quite like a mythical beast (Moby-Dick, in this case) nor because its tastefully planted flora, all native to flower-power California, offer a particularly enticing equine habitat. It is just that, as a would-be icon of San Francisco’s business district, the park is conveniently placed for looking out on their corporate headquarters. There are 88 privately held startups worth more than $1bn each in the San Francisco Bay Area, more than in any other region in the world, and a fair few of them, including Slack, a corporate messaging service, and Instacart, a delivery firm, are hard by the Transbay terminal. You can’t quite see the headquarters of Lyft and Uber, two ride-hailing services, from its leafy roof, but were you to climb the swanky Millennium Tower … [Read more...] about The wave of unicorn IPOs reveals Silicon Valley’s groupthink
All 48 seats on Guildford Borough Council will be up for election on May 2. The Conservatives are currently firmly in control of the council, holding 31 seats - six more than are needed for a majority. The number of seats up for election, and the number of votes you have, will depend on where you live. Some wards, like Onslow and Holy Trinity, elect three candidates, others elect two or even one, so make sure you check how many boxes you need to tick when you get to the polling station. Polls open at 7am on May 2 and close at 10pm, with the votes counted the next day. Read More More Guildford headlines Read on to find out more about who is standing in your ward. Candidates were given 100 words to make their pitch to you (and we cut them short if they went over). If you don't know what ward you live in, you can put your postcode into this webpage to find out. It will also tell you who currently represents your ward. Ash South and Tongham Paul Abbey, Residents for Guildford and … [Read more...] about Meet the candidates hoping to be elected to Guildford council