Antytila: Ed Sheeran collaboration written on front line

Ukrainian group Antytila have teamed up with Ed Sheeran, releasing a new song partly filmed and recorded while serving in the war against Russia. Antytila are one of the biggest musical acts in Ukraine but stopped working to join the military. Proceeds from the song, released on Monday, will go to help the people ofContinue reading “Antytila: Ed Sheeran collaboration written on front line”

Bird songs bump stars off Australian music chart

An album made up entirely of the tweets and squawks of endangered Australian birds has debuted in the top five of the country’s Aria music charts. Songs of Disappearance is surpassing the likes of Abba and The Weeknd – not to mention Christmas favourites Michael BublĂ© and Mariah Carey. Created by BirdLife Australia, the albumContinue reading “Bird songs bump stars off Australian music chart”

The K-pop inspired band that challenged gender norms in Kazakhstan

They made their debut as a boy band, expecting to create music and amass fans along the way – instead they were met with anger, protests and even threats. They perform choreographed dance routines, addictive tunes and shockingly slick music videos – and no, we’re not talking about K-pop.This is Q-pop, or Qazaq-pop – anContinue reading “The K-pop inspired band that challenged gender norms in Kazakhstan”