Is it time for a new grime?

Grime has had quite the couple of years after a quiet spell in the mid to late 00s. ‘German Whip’ acted as a catalyst in 2014 and led to BBK headline slots at Wireless, Skepta winning a Grammy and Stormzy breaking records for freestyles in...

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PrettyGreen review the BBC Sound of 2017 longlist

In the olden days, you’d become a successful musician when you had sold records and played gigs. Nowadays that success is pretty much guaranteed with one thing to your name – no, not talent – but inclusion on the BBC’s Sound of [insert year here] list....

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Why do people go to Festivals?

The sun is out and the festival season is alive! According to Visit Britain, live music events attract 6.5 million people a year in the UK. Large scale festivals began, of course, in the late 1960s, with Glastonbury and the Isle of Wight as the...

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Nando’s Music Exchange returns for a second year

This Tuesday saw the return of the second annual Nando’s Music Exchange to the Roundhouse. Twenty students from the UK, five students from South African music school COPA, three amazing mentors and an immeasurable amount of inspiring moments were created in a day of musical...

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Fun on the Red Carpet

The great thing about working a Red Carpet is probably the adrenalin rush you get. It's arguably the most intense 2 hours in any PR persons job. The noise is something that until you've done it, you don't appreciate, everyone is yelling like a cattle...

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Virgin Media Team in a Blur…

Virgin Media Team in a Blur… It’s been a busy few weeks for the Virgin Media team here at PrettyGreen. Three weeks ago saw the official launch of Virgin Media Shorts 2013 film competition. For those who have been living under a rock, Virgin Media Shorts...

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A Monster of a Weekend

The girls in the office were exceptionally excited about the possibility of spending the weekend with heartthrob and model Tyson Beckford. No, not just a one night stand, but as part of our event with John Lewis and Monster on Saturday. And who got the date? Our...

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