Musicmetric, the digital music analysts, have teamed up with the Guardian to track Twitter buzz around bands at this weekend’s Glastonbury festival. Who are people talking about? Where are they going? Where should you head – or whom should you avoid? Ah, the power of data… http://glastonbury.musicmetric.com/
Stuck for which festival to go to this summer? Check out this hugely useful interactive tool to help you decide. Created by thetrainline it allows you to select your favourite artists – and reveals the perfect festival for you. Click image to open interactive version (via thetrainline.com).
Ordinarily I wouldn’t think that a weekend couched somewhere between Croydon and Bromley worth spending my time on, let alone writing about for all to read. But Leefest 2012 – that’s different. Well deserving of its accolades and praise, this genuinely is one of the best festivals in the country, which, when there are 450+ running,Continue reading “Leefest – movers and shakers!”
Ah 2011. What a year. It probably won’t go down in musical history like 1977 (Sex Pistols), or 1995 (Britpop), 1963 (The Beatles) or dammit, even 2004 (X Factor), but we’ve still had a bloody good time listening to music, getting all fired up on the thrill of a good melody and a banging riff.Continue reading “Two Thousand And Eleven – top year”