This week in history: the birth of Bruce Springsteen

Turning 67 on 23rd September, Bruce Springsteen is about to release his autobiography, tipped to earn perhaps the highest ever pay-out for a music memoir. The lead up to Born to Run has seen the musician open up about his struggle with depression and pay tribute to his working-class, New Jersey roots. Famous for their […]


Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood: Music meets political spin

During Black History Month earlier this year, Beyoncé dropped her surprise new track ‘Formation’. Quickly going vial and topping music charts worldwide, the song was intended to raise awareness of the Black Lives Matter campaign, drawing attention to the violence towards African-American communities. Accompanied by a music video set in New Orleans, ‘Formation also pays […]