The coronavirus pandemic across the world is taking a toll on musicians who need to connect with their audiences. The Forumist meets several leading Swedish singers to find out they are coping with the lock down.
In an upside-down world, the misfits wear the crowns, the meek have finally conquered what is rightfully theirs and the air is breathable once and for all. Esther and HOLY, two Stockholm musical thermometers, share their views of the world as it is and as it will hopefully be.
The career of BRIT Award-winning singer Ella Eyre has accelerated rapidly since her series of hugely successful singles and her 2015 album Feline. But, like all experienced artists, she has already discovered the rewards of a good mindset and what it takes to keep her creativity in the long term.
EarthGang duo Olu and WowGr8 cover a few of the essentials for The Forumist
Digital technology and music are inseparable now and together they are the future. Yet some artists are cautious about leaving the past behind.
The Blaze have emerged as one of the most prominent music and video acts, not only on the Paris music scene but also the entire digital world.
Jocke Åhlund’s multiple bands and projects and Blenda’s genre-defying tracks and burgeoning label are only some indication of their creative output. The Forumist caught up with them to talk about their ambition, artistry and drive
Musical innovation often comes from opening your mind to the unfamiliar. We spoke to two artists pushing their respective genres forward with the help of unexpected and diverse influences.
For Sharon Van Etten, the times might be a-changin’, but she seems to have figured out just what she’s looking for. The former folk singer-songwriter has been reborn and found herself straddling the worlds of music, acting and parenting.
Read the interview with electro-vogue musician COBRAH and how she challenges what is expected of the contemporary artist