Music

Lyrical Toxicity: The Rap World

In a study conducted by Italian music data company Musixmatch, it was concluded that around 1 in 47 words in rap songs are of profane nature, adding up to an average of 10 curse words per song. The closest following genre by profanity was heavy metal with an average of 1 in 352 words, an immense difference. What is this marriage between rap and…

A boy is born on a spaceship.

“There’s no music on the spaceship and he lives there alone surrounded by machines. One day the boy stumbles upon a pirate radio station and discovers music. He falls in love with music and wants to make music himself, but he doesn’t know the rules of music or how it’s supposed to be done. All he has is a radio playing songs…

toasty digital and why Kanye is the gift that keeps on giving.

The album. “It is the year 2049. Kanye West has been missing for nearly 30 years. Rising global temperatures threaten to end human civilisation as we know it. Meanwhile, the president has just made contact with an alternate universe— a utopian version of earth that prevented its own global warming long ago. Through time and space, the alternate universe has sent a…

Work in progress- EP. 3: The Nostalgia Strikes Back

In this weeks episode of Work in progress, we talk everything lo-fi. We discuss some of our favourite lo-fi artists and songs, the general lo-fi aesthetic online and on digital platforms and what encompasses it, and even a tiny bit of the philosophy behind the lo-fi aesthetic. Music and artists discussed in the podcast (in order of appearance): Macintosh Plus – リサフランク420…

Push Play

Music has been a hobby and passion of mine for a rather large part of my life. Be it in the guise of listening to the radio, making playlists on Spotify, going to festivals, rummaging through the depths of the internet to find that one fire track you heard somewhere and have to have or DJing at a party. Music is something…