HUNOW Documentary Release: The Evolution of the Music Industry

HUNOW Documentary Release: The Evolution of the Music Industry

https://youtu.be/Gyxhn7s_wZA Just released, The Evolution of the Music Industry documents a snapshot of the changes happening in the world of audio. Chronicling topics ranging from ...

An Interview with Fins A Luminous

An Interview with Fins A Luminous

Continuing to create a sound that is as mysterious as it is diverse, Brit duo Fins A Luminous are back with two fresh tracks that are, whilst remaining vastly different, equally as ...

An Interview With The Computers

An Interview With The Computers

Hailing from Exeter, The Computers are a rock band whose sound has progressed from a hardcore punk genre to more of a blues and soul vibe, whilst maintaining the catchy riffs that ...

Film Review: Carol

Film Review: Carol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=679wr31SXWk Hype can be a dangerous thing. Inflated expectations can lead to inflated disappointment. I have been looking forward to watching Carol  ...

Aesthetica Short Film Festival: Top 10

Aesthetica Short Film Festival: Top 10

[caption id="attachment_13467" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Credit: ASFF promotional collage[/caption] The Aesthetica Short Film Festival was held in York once again this year ...

Photos: Never Shout Never – Warped Tour UK 2015

Photos: Never Shout Never – Warped Tour UK 2015

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="13450,13451,13452,13453,13454,13455"] This year we caught Never Shout Never's set at Warped Tour UK. The Missouri band played their acoustic and regg ...

Review: Warped Tour UK 2015

Review: Warped Tour UK 2015

Warped Tour will forever be special– whilst it’s only a taster of its American counterpart, the UK show consists of a variety of new and old talent that is key to keeping the alter ...

Donal Doherty: A Professional Insight Into Photography

Recently international wedding photographer Donal Doherty agreed to give an insight into his own photographic procedure. Below you will find Doherty' exclusive tips for all photographers. holdupnow: Digital or film - which do you prefer and why? Donal Doherty: I have always used digital, apart from once in my City and Guilds course when I had to use film. With digital I like being able to review an image on ...

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McDonald’s Now Serving U18s

So, it's been and gone. The 21st of March was supposedly going to mark the date in which under 18s were not allowed to purchase McDonald's. Was I right to assume that this was nothing more than a silly rumour and to write a post outlining this fact? Yes, I think I was very right to. As I said in my previous post on the matter entitled 'McDonald's Has Stopped Serving U18S' this is just plain unbelievable. It ...

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EP Review: Edd Lane (Thin Man Records) – The Sailors Escape

"Raise the sails and face the storms, when everything else fails they'll return to port" These are just a few of the unique lyrics on Edd Lanes recently released EP - The Sailors Escape. Coming from the Westcountry (UK) this is a rare gem in terms of it being a genuinely easy to listen to piece of contemporary folk. For many people the entire genre of folk in all its forms is thought of as a specialist genr ...

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Meet The Chilis: The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Me

With news being announced that the Red Hot Chili Peppers are going to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame within the next few weeks, I am taken back to a time when I, myself, met the Chilis. It was the nineteenth of November 2011 and the anticipation of seeing the Chilis was phenomenal. After travelling all the way to Birmingham to see them, it felt so rewarding to see a band of this calibre pla ...

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International Hold Up: A Testament to WordPress

More and more each day, I am being shocked. Holdupnow has officially gone international! It's astounding that a blog of this size has even been noticed here in the UK, never mind by various places across the world. This is one case in which social media has succeeded. Some of the countries that holdupnow has been viewed by include: Australia, Iceland, the Philippines and the US among others. The fact that t ...

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