Author: Tim Gomersall

ROXi RoundUp Issue 11

Ah, the 1980s. The decade that gave us New Romantics, dandy highwaymen, moonstomping rude boys and rude girls, hair metal, and smooth soul-loving yuppies with mobile phones bigger than bricks. Ridicule was nothing to be scared of, even if you were a fella in eyeliner and a blouse. It’s hard to bel...

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 10

As the nights get darker earlier and the weather gets colder, there’s no better time to gather the family around the telly for a sing-a-long... with a twist....

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 9

Today marks a simultaneously somber and celebratory occasion: it would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday. He was taken from us far too soon, but his music lives on....

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 8

It was 25 years ago when the hallowed Battle of Britpop was fought... and while Oasis’ Roll With It might have lost that battle, they certainly won the war - Wonderwall was released soon after and left everyone else bobbing in their wake....

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 7

It’s official, the calendar tells us so: Welcome to autumn. The kids are in school, the air is crisp,the smell of burning leaves floats on the wind and, perhaps most comforting of all, The Great British Bake Off is back on telly....

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 6

If you've been to a wedding, anniversary or birthday party, or an office holiday gathering in the past 40 years, chances are it was at least partially soundtracked by one man: Nile Rodgers....

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SKY Q ADDS ROXi MUSIC SERVICE

ROXi arrives on Sky Q with Unlimited Music, Music Trivia Games, Karaoke-style Singalongs, Worldwide Radio and much more 8 September 2020 – Launching on Sky Q today, music service ROXi brings an entertaining mix of Unlimited Music, music games, radio and Karaoke to the living room, all in one p...

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 5

Sweet destiny, indeed: 2020 marks 30 years since Vision of Love launched Mariah Carey’s stunning career, and her five-octave voice has awed and delighted us ever since. (Can you name a holiday season in recent memory where you didn’t blast “All I Want for Christmas Is You”? Didn’t think so...

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 4

Surprise! It’s September. (Yes, already.) The kids have gone back to school, which for a lot of you means (finally) some time to yourself and some time to reminisce about your own school years past. And I’m not talking about the recurring nightmare one has well into middle age, that they’ve...

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 3

Katy Perry’s first album in three years has arrived and ROXi is ready to deliver it to your ears; just use your ROXi controller to search for “Katy Perry Smile.” And here's the thing about the music of Katy Perry: everyone likes it. It’s almost as if scientists in lab coats got ...

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 2

And how’s this for kismet: Guess who shared a January 8th birthday with Mr. Presley? Oh, just a guy named David Bowie. It’s as if someone said, “And on the eighth day, let there be legends.” The Starman was a dedicated Elvis fan, even writing ‘Golden Years’ with him in mind. W...

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Weekly ROXi RoundUp

Summertime playlists are here! Well, we’ve made it to the all-too-brief part of the year where the sun actually shines and that means… summer holidays? Or… perhaps just pretending you’re on holiday in your garden, with your shades on. If you’re unable to properly vacation due to the ...

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