Like Ying and yang rap needs balance, you have had the Top Ten East Coast Rap so now its time for the sunshine (and gin) drenched West coast. Looking at the last 25 years, the West coast tunes have not been as prolific but they have created some of the most iconic and heavy hitting rappers every to make there [...]
The last 25 years has seen rap or hip hop grow from back street lyrical ‘battles’ to a multi million dollar industry. Defined by frantic, poetic verse, precision scratching, fresh beats and stylish sampling, rap is not only a music genre but also has its own culture. Being an Adidas shod, Kangol wearing, gold rope festooned double hard homey from [...]
The 90s, a time of bucket hats, adidas trainers, white gloves, dodgy shell suits and dance music. Whether it was trance, house, techno, jungle, drum n base or rave; the 90s were synonymous with laser and pill powered dance parties. Love it or hate it, the sounds of the 90s dance culture got people moving and even uncoordinated white boys [...]
The world has lost a great deal of talent to untimely deaths and the music industry seems to suffer the most. These young stars not only influenced the music industry but often defined an entire generation. The strange thing is that a large proportion of these young and talented musicians or rockstars died prematurely at the age of 27, is [...]
More Than Just Music They say that music can soothe the soul and take away your worries but for many, music is even more than that. It can remind them of their first love, their favourite night out, or even trigger memories from their childhood (my dad use to sing Dean Martin to me when I was a youngster and bring’s back many a happy memory, [...]
Music is a funny thing, it can invoke so many emotions and bring back memories in an instant. Music research at Harvard has even been linked to helping patients recover from cardiac procedures. But there are certain singers out there who have made such an impression on their global audience that they will forever be immortalized in musical history.
It’s not often you find a podcast that is truly brilliant and has you coming back for more every single time. But Tony Colman and the crew at Hospital Records continue to deliver the goods week in week out within the realms of drum n bass. We enjoy the Hospital Records podcast so much here at The Quick Ten we thought we would honor it by breaking down the [...]