Ukrainian Musicians: Some of the Country’s Biggest Stars

Whether its techno-pop or ethnic folk, Ukrainian musicians have a lot to offer Despite being a relatively young country – gaining independence in 1991 – Ukraine has come a long…

Ypsigrock Festival: The Future is Already Nostalgia

Summer means essentially one thing for music enthusiasts: the peak of festival season. During late winter and early spring, some of the biggest festivals around the world start to announce…

Little Big Releases Anti-War Song and Flees Russia

Little Big is now blacklisted from performing! Little Big is one of Russia’s biggest musical exports. With music videos racking up over a billion hits, this unusual band has a…

Polish Artists Poised for International Success

Explore Europe’s diverse contemporary musical talent with these 5 Polish Artists You may have noticed recently that non-English language music is making a comeback on streaming platforms and on the…

Is Eurovision Coming to Your City in 2023?

The UK could host Eurovision for the first time since 1998 Ever since Ukraine won 2022’s Eurovision Song Contest back in May of this year, there has been widespread speculation…

Arca: The Revolutionary Trans Artist Documenting Her Transition Through Music

Once a behind-the-scenes producer, Arca is ready to put a face to her wild work Arca is behind some of the most revolutionary music releases in the modern era, working…

Hurts: The Melancholic Mancunian Band That Thrived in Eastern Europe

Electronic duo Hurts found “happiness” in the most unlikely of places In 2010, the electronic duo from Manchester enjoyed a brief window of success. Hurts’ debut album, Happiness, spent almost…

ABBA Voyage: The Virtual Show Unexpectedly Soars

A ‘Voyage’ of nostalgia ABBA have done the impossible. Despite virtual reality concerts having a bad rep, the creators have managed to put on a spectacular show that beautifully marries…

9 Nordic Pop Artists You Should Know

The leading voices of Nordic pop For decades now, Sweden, alongside other Nordic and Scandinavian countries, has been churning out mega pop hits, left, right and centre. With the likes…

Mika: An overlooked and misunderstood queer icon

A life very much in cartoon motion In the late noughties, a tall curly-haired Mika bounced onto the charts. He immediately charmed audiences with his iconic-high pitched tunes and his…