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Vice Media could be filing for bankruptcy

Digital media and broadcasting company Vice is reportedly planning to file for bankruptcy, as it is struggling to secure a buyer. The news comes after Vice recently implemented a wave of layoffs and restructuring and cancelled its signature newscast, Vice News Tonight. According to The New York Times, Vice has

Words by Jenna Dreisenstock For years, the conversation regarding depth, thoughtfulness and philosophies surrounding various genres have raged against one another: with (mostly) fans of ‘alternative’ music in the never-ending debate over whether pop music, or perhaps more aptly ‘mainstream’ radio music – has any meaningful ideologies whatsoever, and whether

By Jenna Dreisenstock They say first impressions are everything, and although in television and film we get a taste of what to expect through a trailer – nothing beats the feel of an opening title sequence or official theme song, which can make or break our initial perceptions as we

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock Feature Image: Lifetime It’s all everyone’s talking about at the moment. The only thing on everyone’s mind in the music world; and outside of it. The story that is, essentially, breaking news outside of the political realm and it’s being broadcast on every music site, every

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock We all have preconceived notions regarding countries around the world and assumptions of their residents; this is something we certainly cannot deny, especially if we have never visited or lived in those countries ourselves. We are only really ‘informed’ via news stations or fiction we see

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock Image Credit: Paul Wetherell As youngsters, one of the most exciting things for music-loving adolescents alike was opening the brand new edition of our favourite music print magazine: at a time where print was our main source of the latest news, interviews, articles, features and album

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock “Sometimes I regret it’s not 1937.” This admission by a Russian police officer, captured in recording as members of the punk activist music collective Pussy Riot find themselves detained after their demonstration during the FIFA World Cup final is frightening to say the least. 1937 refers to

By Jenna Dreisenstock The auditory experience of the visual media we consume is automatically thought of as – scores, music that accompanies the narrative. It’s quite obvious, and celebrated too. However, amongst the score embraces in companionship sound design – this refers to the ways in which sound designers create

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