Hank Azaria apologizes for Apu role in The Simpsons

Hank Azaria apologizes for Apu role in The Simpsons

Having taken the role of Apu in 1989, Hank Azaria stepped down last year. He has now apologized ‘to every Indian person’ for the part.   Actor Hank Azaria has apologized to ‘every single Indian person’ for his role of Apu in the long running sitcom The Simpsons. He played the...

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Deep fake AI could reshape the music industry

Deep fake AI could reshape the music industry

Tech engineers are now able to simulate the vocals of musicians and artists to re-imagine old songs, which could have long-term ramifications for the industry as a whole. Older Gen Z music fans may remember hearing Eminem’s breakout single ‘My Name Is’ all the way back in 1999. Released as...

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Grammys to study women’s representation in music

Grammys to study women’s representation in music

Only 23% of nominees for the 2021 Grammys identify as women. A new study by the music industry body behind the awards will study female representation within the business. The body that organises the Grammy Awards will be launching an investigation into female representation within the music industry. It comes...

Burger King apologises for controversial ‘kitchen’ tweet

Burger King apologises for controversial ‘kitchen’ tweet

The fast food chain Burger King came under heavy fire on Twitter for posting ‘women belong in the kitchen’ as part of a larger female chef initiative. It has now apologised and deleted the original tweet. On Monday of this week it was International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate and empower women and girls around the world. It’s a special occasion to shout out those who make our...

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Taylor Swift calls out sexist joke in latest Netflix series

Taylor Swift calls out sexist joke in latest Netflix series

Swift publicly called out Netflix’s new show Ginny & Georgia for its ‘deeply sexist’ joke regarding her personal life. It is not the first time a female musician has been vilified within mainstream media. If you’ve perused Netflix over the last few weeks, you’ve no doubt seen advertisements for Ginny & Georgia, a new drama-comedy that follows a young mum and her teenage daughter as they settle down in New...

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Exclusive – ZEBEDE on navigating the music industry in 2021

Exclusive – ZEBEDE on navigating the music industry in 2021

We spoke with up-and-coming band ZEBEDE about the trials of pursuing a music career, how they've stayed resilient during the pandemic, and even managed to garner some advice for Gen Z on successfully navigating a creative passion in the 21st century. A neo-soul band that blends a mixture of modern funk with vintage soul, ZEBEDE is an amalgamation of five uniquely talented individuals who came together while studying at the...

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Spotify’s speech tech to recommend music based on your mood

Spotify’s speech tech to recommend music based on your mood

Spotify could soon recommend new songs and artists based on analysis of its users voice data. Is there reason to be concerned for our privacy? Whether you’re feeling glum, upbeat, pensive, or perhaps just a little bored, Spotify will soon recommend music to match your exact mood. Freaky eh? After a two year wait, the music streaming giant has just been granted a patent for new technology that will soon analyse...

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