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How To Make Music In A Pandemic: 7 New Ways Artists Can Still Create

The COVID-19 pandemic had a massive impact on businesses and industries all over the world, many of which are still struggling to stay afloat. Musicians, in particular, have endured a real struggle.

Guest Blog: MusicMissile

Throughout the current pandemic, life as we know it has drastically changed, and we’ve all had to adapt to a new ‘normal’. Consequently, the music industry is suffering badly, affecting artists and bands worldwide, alongside teams working behind the scenes, and many other areas of support.

Album Review: As Everything Unfolds – Within Each Lies The Other

A few years ago we headed along to see our friends in Defences play a gig at The Crowndale Club in Camden. The headline act that evening saw the six members of As Everything Unfolds pile onto the tiny stage and blow our minds, led by what we described as “the incredible vocals of Charlie Rolfe.”

Looking Back: GigRadar Reaches 1,000 Articles

Today, we have reached the milestone of the 1,000th article to be published on GigRadar. Since setting the site up from scratch in August 2016, we’ve covered new bands from all over the world and I’m pleased to say that numbers are only on the rise.

Breather

New Music in 2019: GigRadar Annual Review

It’s been a successful year of new music for GigRadar with 332 posts getting 32,972 views from 22,668 visitors and a 46.5% increase in views on 2018.

Lima Seafront

Remote Year Month 2 – Lima: Grey But Great!

Month two of Remote Year took us to Lima, the capital city of Peru, which saw us encounter some debatable weather, another dodgy political situation, illness, mad roads, good food, and a disparate group dynamic.

Views, Pesos, Booze and no Paper in the Loos – Santiago Week 1

Last Saturday (24 August) I packed my bags and swapped life in the UK for what will (hopefully) be one year of travelling around the world.