Maya Russell Smith

Spotlight On: Picture This

Catchy, original, and moving are three words I’d use to describe Irish pop sensation Picture This. From the release of their eponymous album in 2017, Picture This has risen to greater and greater heights, performing to a fully sold out 3Arena five nights in a row, and topping the Irish Charts with both of their albums. 
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Posted Feb. 21, 2020

Rewind the decade: The best music of the last 10 years

It’s hard to believe that ten years have already flown by, and it’s safe to say that a hell of a lot has happened in this fleeting decade. The ‘10s’ saw the rise of the selfie, dating apps and meme culture, the birth and death of vine, twenty MCU movies… and we haven’t even started on the music yet! 
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Posted Jan. 6, 2020

4Mercury Rising: The Bands In The Running For Best UK Album 2019

On Thursday 19 September 2019, one artist will take to the stage at the Hammersmith Apollo to accept the Mercury Prize for the best album released in the last year by a British or Irish act. Only twelve nominees make the short-list every year and will be judged by the likes of Annie Mac, Clara Amfo, Stormzy (a previous nominee of the prestigious award), and singer-songwriter Jorja Smith.
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Posted Sep. 2, 2019