Music Features

11 November 2016

Jolan exclusive acoustic video premiere – ‘Purple Rain’

Following on from his sensational performance of Prince classic hit 'Purple Rain' during the live semi-final of The Voice earlier this year, musician Jolan is back with the acoustic video ...

10 November 2016

Pandemonia exclusive video interview – Meet the star of Leo Napier’s latest music video

Leo Napier recently emerged from the New York electronic music scene after sculpting and honing his craft using influences such as Ray Charles, Bruno Mars and Aretha Franklin. Stitching traditional ...

8 November 2016

The incredible journey of Canadian singer Shawn Mendes

Born in Toronto, Canada on August 8, 1998, Shawn Peter Raul Mendes was the firstborn child of his estate agent mother, Karen Rayment, and his businessman father, Manuel Mendes. Little ...

6 November 2016

5 albums you have to hear this November

We're moving ever-closer to Christmas and once again, this month is full of some incredible album releases. Here are five records we're keeping our ears ready for, including one from ...
4 November 2016

Druv Kent exclusive music video premiere – ‘What It’s All About’

Indian-born, Singapore-based singer/songwriter Druv Kent is back this week with his brand new single 'What It's All About', and Female First can today exclusively reveal the accompanying music video for ...

2 November 2016

Sam Way exclusive guest blog – Final Cut

It was all worth it. I sit in a coffee shop near Spring and Lafayette and play the music video to Amanda (pictured with me and the bear above); the ...

2 November 2016

The Last Pet Sounds

Beach Boy Brian Wilson is one of greatest songwriters that the pop world has thrown up. And their 1966 album Pet-Sounds is widely recognized as being one of the greatest ...
30 October 2016

Exclusive: The Scheme Tour Diaries

Here at Female First we can't get enough of The Scheme. They're an incredible group who have recently been touring with The Tide, and today we can exclusively reveal seven ...

20 October 2016

Sam Way exclusive guest blog – Take 2

You can check out Sam's first guest blog for Female First by clicking here. I've made the call, tough as it is, to try to reshoot the entire music video. ...

17 October 2016

Avakhan

Avakhan are a female-fronted Swedish electro indie band described as having the melodrama of Florence And The Machine with the tight-indie sentiment of Sky Ferreira and Marina And The Diamonds . ...

16 October 2016

Giulia exclusive interview – Quick Fire Five

We're huge fans of Giulia here at Female First, with the singer herself sometimes writing exclusive guest blogs for the website on a variety of different and unique topics! Today ...

14 October 2016

Warner Newman exclusive guest blog – Tackling domestic abuse through music

Warner Newman tackles domestic abuse head-on as his gripping debut single raises awareness and funds for national charity, Women's Aid. Hitting VEVO's homepage alongside Lady Gaga as 'most liked' on ...
10 October 2016

Fred Abbott exclusive acoustic video premiere – ‘One Hot Night’

Female First can today exclusively bring you Fred Abbott's new acoustic video for his stellar track 'One Hot Night', taken from the deluxe edition of his album 'Serious Poke' (out ...
8 October 2016

5 album releases we’re excited about this October

We're a week into October and there have already been some exciting releases this month, so we've decided to take a look at the weeks ahead and pick the five ...
30 September 2016

Sam Way exclusive – One day in the Big Apple

Its 10am in New York City. I'm sat at my laptop watching, once more, the most recent cut of the new music video. I squint. When you put so much ...

26 September 2016

Gavin DeGraw exclusive – 10 exciting things that have happened so far in 2016

Gavin DeGraw is back with his brand new album 'Something Worth Saving', so we caught up with the singer to find out a little more about what he's been up ...
22 September 2016

Jazz Mino exclusive music video premiere – ‘Hurt’

When first listening to Jazz Mino's incomparable vocals, it's easy to see how she's gathered such a loyal and intense following throughout her career to-date. Having performed in the past ...

18 September 2016

Fiona Soe Paing exclusive guest blog – Women in electronic music

A question I have been asked a few times in interviews recently has been - "There are not very many women electronic producers around - why do you think this ...

12 September 2016

Atle exclusive interview – Quick Fire Five

Atle Pettersen is one of the most popular and versatile entertainers to come out of Norway and, at just 25 he's proved to be an exciting and talented musician. Over ...

9 September 2016

Rachael Sage exclusive - Life in the music business

Talented singer Rachael Sage writes exclusively for Female First… This past weekend (August 27-28) I attended something called "The Triple A Radio Conference" in Boulder, CO. I've been to it ...

1 September 2016

Top 40 biggest songs of summer 2016 revealed

With summer now drawing to a close (already!), the UK's official top 40 songs of the summer have been revealed by OfficialCharts.com. The song topping the list is of course ...
24 August 2016

Di exclusive guest blog – The Mukbang Craze

As UK dance artist, Di, holds her own in all dance charts this summer with her track 'Opium', she shares her behind-the-scenes secrets to her new Todd Terry remix video ...

20 August 2016

Kaia Kater exclusive music video premiere – ‘Nine Pin’

22-year-old folk musician Kaia Kater is one of the most exciting singers in the industry today, and we couldn't be happier to be bringing you the exclusive music video premiere ...

18 August 2016

Susie Webb exclusive – Why ABBA songs are your perfect soundtrack to the Rio Olympics!

Former Bjorn Again singer, Susie Webb knows everything there is to know about ABBA. After co-fronting the legendary Bjorn Again Susie left and started her own ABBA tribute group, FABBA ...

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