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Bland Aid?

Bland Aid?   Thirty years on and Bob Geldof has rolled out the latest incarnation of his star-studded charity drive, Band Aid. The latest rework of Do They Know It's Christmas? is both a showcase of, and a gleaming opportunity for this generation's stars to cement their names in what…
Rachel Addictive
November 26, 2014
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Christmas Wrapping Secrets from Lush Cosmetics

It's almost that time of the year already! Our friends over at Lush Cosmetics are helping to prepare you for the festive season with this great video of innovative Christmassy wrapping ideas. Accompanied of course by one of our great tracks! Check out these top tips for making your Christmas…
Rachel Addictive
October 30, 2014
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There Is Now No Escape

Way back in 2010, we were all astonished by the sheer cheek and volume of product placement in Lady Gaga’s audacious ‘Telephone’ video. The 9-minute short film, sound-tracked by Gaga and Beyoncé’s chart smash featured products from Virgin Mobile to Coca-Cola and beyond, not at all subtly hidden. But last…
Sean Addictive
October 13, 2014
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What is Feminism in the Music Industry?

Following Emma Watson's inspiring speech at the UN last week, the 'HeForShe’ campaign has now been launched worldwide. The young Hollywood star’s stirring speech, as part of her new role as UN Women goodwill ambassador, got me contemplating what exactly the music industry was doing to help (or not help)…
Sean Addictive
September 29, 2014
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Referendum Respite

Referendum Respite If it wasn’t for the constant ups and downs of life's love affairs, it’s safe to say we would have far less of those guilty-pleasure, heartbroken relationship songs we all know and love. This week served up another very public bicker between two long-term partners, with our northern…
Sean Addictive
September 19, 2014
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Did This Upset U2?

Did this upset U2? While on my way in to Addictive Tracks HQ in Shoreditch one mid-September morning, I found myself browsing my iTunes music library and wondering how a U2 album I did not know existed had ended up in my playlist. It appeared that I had been violated…
Rachel Addictive
September 17, 2014