Scaled It! Learning How To Play The Piano As An Adult

Posted on October 12, 2023 at 3:58 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Often when you think of having piano lessons as a child you think of picking out Hot Cross Buns with one finger, and being forced to practice when all you wanted to do was play outside with your friends. Fast forward to adulthood and we have pianos everywhere; whether we’re seeing them on The Piano […]

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The Best Free Music Festivals in the UK in 2023

Posted on March 24, 2023 at 10:00 am by The Insurance Emporium

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Festival Fun For Free If you’re into live music then festivals are a great way of seeing lots of different types; whether it’s your favourite band or a genre you’ve never listened to before, there’s something about the atmosphere at a festival, the shared experience, that makes the music sound better. It’s also no secret […]

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Which Song Would You Save In The Global Music Vault?

Posted on March 13, 2023 at 3:55 pm by The Insurance Emporium

People have always been fascinated by the end of the world; whether it’s books, films or television shows, it seems we can’t get enough of mass extinction events, and there have been more apocalyptical films made in the last ten years than in the previous twenty. But buried deep inside a mountain in Northern Norway, […]

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A Trip Down Memory Lane for 10 of The UK’s Most Celebrated Music Venues

Posted on February 15, 2023 at 10:23 pm by The Insurance Emporium

One of life’s greatest pleasures is experiencing live music. From seeing your favourite band live in concert to a more intimate gig at a music pub, as a past study identified, it creates the ultimate human connection. Pub music venues are a valuable community asset however, sadly, grass roots music venues are in a state […]

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Covers That Are Better Than The Original

Posted on February 13, 2023 at 1:34 pm by The Insurance Emporium

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How many times have you heard a version of your favourite song, thinking it’s a cover, only to find that it was your favourite song that was the cover all along? The definition of a cover is an interpretation of a song that often has a unique take on it; a slower version of a […]

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TikTok Breakout Musicians of 2022

Posted on January 26, 2023 at 6:48 pm by The Insurance Emporium

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The internet has revolutionised many things, one of which is the music industry; it’s enabled artists to reach a much wider audience without needing to have a recording contract and a big record label behind them. It also means audiences can access music much easier, which is particularly important after the last few years when […]

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Posted on December 21, 2022 at 11:35 am by The Insurance Emporium

Once we get past Hallowe’en we know it’s only a matter of time until we hear the opening bars of a Christmas song, and this means that Christmas is officially happening, whether you like it or not! They are the songs we love to hate and while there are some classics out there, it’s also […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Musicians 2022

Posted on December 6, 2022 at 7:27 pm by The Insurance Emporium

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In the run-up to Christmas it’s easy to get overwhelmed as you try to work out what gifts to get for your friends and family; it’s much more straightforward if you know someone with a specific interest or hobby. It’s also nice to get someone a gift that shows you really thought about what they […]

The 10 Most Streamed Artists of All Time

Posted on April 19, 2021 at 4:40 pm by The Insurance Emporium

As physical media gets less popular, more of us are taking to streaming our favourite movies, TV shows and, of course, music! At The Insurance Emporium, when listening to some of our favourite tracks, we wondered who the most streamed artists of all time might be. That’s why we’ve looked into it and found the […]

The Top 12 Albums of 2020

Posted on January 28, 2021 at 5:55 pm by The Insurance Emporium

2020 was a difficult year, but one thing we can all count on is music to help us through! At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve taken a look at the chart-topping albums of 2020 to see what music, old and new, got us through the last year! 12. folklore, Taylor Swift Taylor Swift switches styles in […]

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