The Tuesday Playlist No.58: Brexit Blues

The Tuesday Playlist No.58: Brexit Blues

This week’s playlist is for the bewildered, angry, and heartbroken 48% of the UK population who lost in last week’s EU referendum… And y’know, anyone else who may feel like this wasn’t the wisest of decisions. And if you weren’t one of those, or just don’t give a fuck because you’re not from Britain and you quite reasonably think we’re a bunch of fucking idiots anyway, then you may enjoy it too. (P.s. We’re not here to tell anyone they are right or wrong – this is a music blog – so please direct any strong feelings you may have Read more »

The Tuesday Playlist No. 51: Death and Taxes

The Tuesday Playlist No. 51: Death and Taxes

There has been a lot on the new lately due to the Panama Papers. Also, April is the end of the tax year here in the UK, so what else could we do but create a playlist with 15 great songs related to paying contributions, duty, tolls, tributes or whatever you want to call it. It is a secret to no one that the wealthiest out there use loopholes to avoid paying taxes, but it is news that there is finally evidence and documents to prove it. The scandal has already claimed some victims, with the resignation of the president Read more »

The Tuesday Playlist No. 19: The Billboard charts

The Tuesday Playlist No. 19: The Billboard charts

This week we are kicking off #themeweek here on MVD. We will have a post and playlist with out Top 40 Billborad No. 1 and much more activity around the subject through the week, however, for this week´s playlist we chose to stay on topic but a little to the side, we have chosen 15 songs from artists who have never had a number 1 Billboard hit. The playlist features artists such as Bob Dylan. Yes. Bob Dylan has never had a No. 1 single. He has had No. 1 albums, but not singles. “Like a Rolling Stone” made it Read more »

History of the pop video pt.1: 60´s experimentation

History of the pop video pt.1: 60´s experimentation

If like us you´re geeky pop culture obsessives (and if you´re not then I´m guessing you´ve strayed on to the site by accident) then you will have had, at least once in your life, a conversation centred around one simple question: what was the first music video? It´s a question that we here at MVD feel duty bound to explore, and one that has many different possible answers. There are various reasons for this. Firstly, people have varying ideas about what actually constitutes a ´pop video´, then there´s the various received wisdoms surrounding the issue. Some will point to films Read more »