23rd July 2010. Five teenage guys named Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik were composed into a group on the X Factor after being unsuccessful as solo artists. They formed a band and named themselves One Direction. 7 years later and with countless awards under their belt, touring the world several times, creating 5 albums, 4 perfumes, 4 official books, 3 dvd’s and having 1…

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The summer season is in full swing again and to have the best summer possible you need some of the best quality music to accompany this time of the year. With the most effective way to compile all of your favourite tracks in one place is to create a playlist off all your favourite summer themed songs. With every four stages of the year my playlist which will be on…

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Like Radio 1 has it’s Big Weekend and KROQ has it’s Weenie Roast, Capital FM also has its Jingle Bell Ball and in this circumstance it’s Summertime Ball. Last weekend witnessed 80,000 music enthusiasts fill Wembley Stadium for the biggest ball of the year hosted by Capital FM here in the UK. Capitals Summertime Ball returned for its seventh year running and with a whopping twenty three big named artists…

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Hiatus, break, interval, sabbatical. There is a wide variety of terms for this one meaning. Defining as when a continuous break is taken, a Hiatus has been upheld by many bands and artists in the music industry. Including Fall Out Boy, Girls Aloud and more recently One Direction to name a handful, all these bands have collectively chosen to put a pause on their time as a group for numerous…

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Lovers unite! (Totally did not just steal Niall’s collective name for us. Is this like our fandom name for solo Niall?) The second wave of material from Horan himself debuted last week with his contrasting track following on from ‘This Town’ titled ‘Slow Hands’. Not only did he release new music a BBC Radio 1 interview followed where Niall discussed topics including impersonators, backpacking songwriting and sidekicks which will be…

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