In the early days of Instagram, the app functioned primarily as a photo-sharing platform. The idea was that you could take snapshots of daily life, directly from your phone camera, and then upload them using Instagram’s unique square template. Since then it has developed into one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, allowing people to share photos, video, text and music, as well as using AR capabilities and a direct messaging service. It’s become the go-to place to discover new talent in every discipline and an essential medium through which up and coming artists can interact with their audience.
Formed in 2010, the combination of Corin Roddick and Megan James are better known as the Band Purity Ring. Together they create a very distinct form of dream pop that sets their music far left of many other styles in its genre. Their 2012 album Shrines is a strange record that collects many fascinating features … Read moreThe Strange Sound of Shrines