Adam Maidment

Musicngear Contributing Editor

Adam Maidment is a content writer with a keen interest in entertainment, music and pop culture. His music tastes are as varied as his interests, ranging from Kate Bush, CHVRCHES, Santigold, Friendly Fires, and Childish Gambino. You can follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/helloitsadam

Contact Adam Maidment at adam.maidment@musicngear.com

Articles by Adam Maidment

  • Article photo - Christmas Songs: The Origins Behind 7 Festive Favourites

    Christmas Songs: The Origins Behind 7 Festive Favourites

    One of the most exciting parts of the Christmas season (bar the presents, food and family time) is, undeniably, the festive music. We all have our favourites, whether it’s Mariah Carey, Elvis Presley, Michael Buble,...
  • Article photo - Now Streaming: How Much Money Can Be Made on Spotify and Apple  Music?

    Now Streaming: How Much Money Can Be Made on Spotify and Apple Music?

    Last year alone, the music industry made $43 billion. Digital platforms such as Spotify, Deezer, Tidal, and Apple Music have revolutionised the way we listen to music, but at what cost? And, more importantly, how are artists making money on...
  • Article photo - Halloween: The Origins Behind 9 of the Best Haunted Hits

    Halloween: The Origins Behind 9 of the Best Haunted Hits

    The witching season is almost upon us and besides the autumnal weather, pumpkin carvings, and trick or treating, it’s also a great time to haunt the...
  • Article photo - Music, Beatboxing, and Equality: In Conversation With Grace Savage

    Music, Beatboxing, and Equality: In Conversation With Grace Savage

    Grace Savage can do it all: she’s a singer, actor, writer and, perhaps most notably, a beatboxer. In fact, she’s a four-time UK beatbox champion. Not only that, but her one-woman show based on her journey towards beatbox champion has played in Edinburgh and London whilst she’s...
  • Article photo - The 61st Grammy Awards: Who’s Likely To Be Nominated?

    The 61st Grammy Awards: Who’s Likely To Be Nominated?

    The Grammy Awards are an important occasion on the music industry calendar, and getting nominated in one of the 84 categories can turn a minor hit into a worldwide seller overnight. Being able to add ‘Grammy-nominated’ to your list of accolades mustn’t hurt, either.Music’s...
  • Article photo - From Adele to Clean Bandit: In Conversation with Liam Nolan, Grammy Award winning Studio Engineer at Metropolis Studios

    From Adele to Clean Bandit: In Conversation with Liam Nolan, Grammy Award winning Studio Engineer at Metropolis Studios

    Lana Del Rey, Rihanna, Sampha, Ellie Goulding, Kylie Minogue, Paul McCartney, Jessie J, Little Mix, Ayumi Hamasaki and Leona Lewis. That may sound like the line-up to one pretty impressive music festival, but it’s actually just a handful of the many artists that sound...
  • Article photo - Interviews: Hannah Trigwell

    Interviews: Hannah Trigwell

    For the last twelve years, Hannah Trigwell has been building an online fanbase for herself by posting acoustic renditions of popular pop songs. Now, with over 100 million views and 600,000 subscribers, she’s ready to unleash her first full body of work.Released later this...
  • Article photo - We Identified the Gender Gap In Six Music Festival Line-Ups and Here Is What We Found Out

    We Identified the Gender Gap In Six Music Festival Line-Ups and Here Is What We Found Out

    When Wireless Festival shared its initial line-up for the 2018 festival back in January, only three of the 37 acts announced were women. At the time, DJ Annie Mac called out the lack of women as “appalling” and “so embarrassing”, whilst singer Lily Allen added that “the struggle...
  • Article photo - Five Examples of Music Sampling Done Right

    Five Examples of Music Sampling Done Right

    Sampling isn’t by any means new. Born out the 1970s when DJs would play around with mixing vinyl on turntables, music sampling has continued to evolve as a creative process of blending modern day sounds with the reminiscent past. The most recent and notable example being the use...