Notes From A Volcanic Island - Iceland On A Budget

Liam Fitzpatrick | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Liam Fitzpatrick

OK stop. Before you read this article, please go onto Spotify and find Olafur Arnaulds. He has an album, This is Winter. Press play and continue. The perfect soundtrack to picture magical Iceland. Elves stories aside, the wonder of this island is undeniable.

Is Iceland The Best Place In The World To Be A Female Musician?

Vanessa Reed | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Vanessa Reed

I've just returned from Iceland Airwaves, an international music festival and industry meeting point I've long wanted to attend for its other-worldly ...

Bjork Releases 'Virtual Reality' Music Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech

Bjork has never been afraid to innovate with new technology — she released an album as an app before it was cool, has a long history of inventing he...

That Top 10 Album Thing

Rachel Braier | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Braier

The latest 'thing' doing the rounds on Facebook, is to list ten albums that have had the biggest personal import. They may or may not be your favourites, they may not be cool or classic; they just need to have resonated in some way.

The Most Important #IndyRef Comments Are Here (Yes, We Mean Geri Halliwell)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Unless you’ve literally just woken up, you’ll know that the votes have been counted and the residents of Scotland have decided to vote against ind...

Constellations, Third Album by Moulettes: Modern Folk and Powerful Orchestration

Josephine | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Track two, Constellations, is full of bold beats. This is more electro than its preceding track, sometimes the vocals are close, other times they are far off in the distance. The track really is a constellation, the only steady presence seems to be the rhythm, which battles on through the turns on top. Everything else is a varied and ever changing canopy of different moods.

Care Bears and Nepenthe: Exclusive Q&A with Julianna Barwick

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

The music of Julianna Barwick transcends the expression of emotion evoked purely from language. The Brooklyn based, Louisiana born artist creates a lush and magically hypnotizing universe of sound by looping her voice into a layered and emotionally compelling world of melody.

Is 'Magna Carta, Holy Grail' the Future of Music?

James Huyton | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Huyton

Jay Z might well be onto something here, and perhaps he knows it. On his Twitter he talks about the need for some #newrules. For a couple of decades now record companies have been playing catch up to rapidly changing technology. Newspaper and book publishers have both tapped into the smartphone market, is it now the turn of the record labels?

British Music's Newest Entrepreneurial Pop Star

Nik Thakkar | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Nik Thakkar

Entrepreneurial pop is something that has always existed, since Sinatra at least.

Kittens Do It Better

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Kittens do it better. Consider the evidence... we've had cats that look like pin-up girls. Cats that look like One Direction (although frankly a t...

Pussy Riot Fans Burn Putin Effigy In Hard-Hitting Video

WENN | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Masked fans of Russian punk collective Pussy Riot have filmed a hard-hitting online video, in which they set fire to images of Vladimir Putin and than...

Pussy Riot: Madge Calls Sentencing 'Inhumane'

WENN/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | Home

Madonna has urged officials in Russia to release imprisoned members of punk band Pussy Riot from prison, branding their two-year sentence "inhumane". ...

'I'm Not a Feminist': Feminism as a Dirty Word

B.J. Epstein | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK
B.J. Epstein

Recent celebrities to come out as being against feminism include Lady Gaga, Sarah Jessica Parker, Juliette Binoche, Bjork, and Demi Moore. Rather shocking, considering that most of these women wouldn't have had careers without, you know, that dirty concept they are quick to distance themselves from: feminism.

Why theËœApp Album' Could be the way Forward for the Music Industry

Louisa McGillicuddy | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Tech
Louisa McGillicuddy

Teaming up with cutting-edge programmers like Theo Gray and Max Weisel, the Icelandic singer has created a truly landmark album in which the listener is given equal creative control to the artist.

Bjork, On Another Planet - Literally (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Bjork has always taken the unconventional route, and this week is no exception. Her latest album Biophilia was due to hit stores today but, in adventu...

Ethical Fashion: Christopher Raeburn for Victorinox

Christine de Leon | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Style
Christine de Leon

So, exactly how did this young designer only five years out of art school, get commissioned by Swiss Army Knife originators Victorinox to make a one-off collection?