As we all know One Direction has been on hiatus since early 2016, which is why I was so confused when I first heard Niall Horan’s solo track “This Town”. I was like, wait did One Direction put out another song or..?
This week when I saw Little Mix trending on Facebook I assumed it was about Perrie Edwards slamming Zayn in their new song “Shout Out To My Ex”. A song the whole girl-gang of New Nine contributors was excited to hear. I was shocked and confused when instead they were trending because of their outfits. The Mirror, is not a reputable journalism source, they mostly write trash articles about trashy things, but having the power to make an article trend is nothing to shake your head at. Just so you don’t give them the benefit of your link clicks, I’ll quote them for you.
Bishop Briggs was really nervous to open for Coldplay. The alt-trap singer with a voice that could knock down mountains has been playing smaller festivals and intimate venues this year, but was given the adventure of a lifetime by opening for one of the largest bands in the world.
You know that feeling you get when you are looking forward to a concert for months and the day finally comes when ticket sales are open? You set a few alarms the night before and wait by your computer, constantly refreshing the page until that magical moment becomes reality in your respective time zone.
Music. What is it? It’s way more than it seems. Music is the art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color.
I can be a little bit of a music snob. My music criticism journey began early. When I was in elementary school *NSYNC and The Backstreet Boys were all the rage, and I was fully against them. I wanted to listen to The Beatles and The Beach Boys. I actually threw a tantrum in the car on the way to a field trip when the poor mother driving tried to put on some Top 40 radio station. I still feel bad about that.
I go to a lot of concerts, whether they’ve been for work or fun. I’m pretty well trained on the certain unspoken rules about concerts. If we all just lived by these little rules then I’m sure the concert-going experience would be way more enjoyable for all of us.
As history can tell us, these girls are taste-makers and influencers. They are passionate about the music, the musicians and their community of fans. Would we even care about these acts if it wasn’t for the girls who discovered them? First comes the girls then the rest of the world. READ MORE