Posted on May 20, 2024 at 3:49 pm by The Insurance Emporium

The music business can be so fickle; one minute you’re the best thing since sliced bread, the next the spotlight has moved onto someone new and you’re not even recognised in the street anymore. There are so many ways to discover new music, and be discovered as a new musician, so in a saturated industry […]

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Girls Aloud – Influential Women In Music

Posted on March 7, 2024 at 3:15 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Often, when we picture the classic rock star the image we have is of a man; Mick Jagger, for example, or Elvis. Women in music are often thought of in relation to men, either with a more secondary/supportive role, or even in a negative way; Yoko Ono is still blamed for the Beatles break-up, and […]

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Fight Club – 8 Of The Best Music Feuds Throughout History

Posted on February 6, 2024 at 5:57 pm by The Insurance Emporium

The journey to being a music legend isn’t always plain sailing; there are lots of emotions and creative energy involved, not to mention the egos. Add to that the gruelling tours and the pressure to stay at the top – the opportunities to clash are endless, and music feuds are as much a part of […]

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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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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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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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The UK’s Best-Selling Albums of All Time

Posted on January 12, 2021 at 12:20 pm by The Insurance Emporium

On average we spend 18 hours per week listening to music and a whopping 54% of people identify themselves as ‘loving’ or being ‘fanatical’ about music! At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve had look at the top 10 best-selling albums of all time in the UK and it’s safe to say you have some pretty good […]

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