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The Modern Day Love Triangle: You, Your Partner, and Your Smartphone?

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Gone are the ‘Twilight’ days where you couldn’t decide between a vampire and a werewolf. Now, the dilemma lies between a human being and a slab of metal. Studies have shown that us Brits are more loyal to our phones than our partners, changing partners yearly over a five-year span, … Read More

TV Review: The Haunting of Hill House

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If you don’t know about this series, you should.   This horror infused phenomenon is a Netflix original and maintains the outstanding reputation most series’ allow Netflix to uphold.  From jump scares to intense psychological tests, this show has it all. It constantly keeps you guessing and wondering where the … Read More

The Hottest Show on Netflix

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We all talk about the thrilling Stranger Things, the sheer delight that is Queer Eye, and the dark and intriguing House of Cards, but there is one programme that smokes the competition. Aptly called Fireplace for Your Home, you get to watch a crackling fireplace grow and smolder for an … Read More

In The Middle with Elder Island

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Shoes off. Feet up. Kicking it back in the tight and cosy backstage of Belgrave Music Hall, I am welcomed by the warm and gentle aura of Elder Island. The band have been sparking huge interest on the gig circuits recently for their unique blend of electronics, synthesizers and the … Read More

Kurt Vile Brings His Tranquil Vibes to the O2, 11.11.2018

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It’s been two years since Kurt Vile last toured the UK, and it’s clear his return is anticipated as Leeds’ O2 Academy fills up comfortably on a nondescript Sunday evening. It seems that the audience is not alone in this polite yet earnest apprehension: between every few songs the Philadelphian … Read More

Is Mandela’s Dream Dead?

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“I DREAM OF AN AFRICA WHICH IS IN PEACE WITH ITSELF” – NELSON MANDELA The African National Congress (ANC) has long fought for a unified and democratic South Africa. It was formed in 1912 as a response to institutional racism in the exclusively white South African government. Before its ban … Read More

A Programme of French Choral Music: What To Expect

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In less than a week, the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall will be filled with the voices of the women’s and mixed chorus from the School of Music. The repertoire of French choral music from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries features works of some of the most significant composers of … Read More

In The Middle with BLOXX

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BLOXX are eager, young, and fresh. Selling out three dates so far on their first headline tour, the four from London are yet to even put out an album or an EP, and yet boast 220,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. This interview with lead singer, Fee, took place a few … Read More

Iceland’s Banned Christmas Advert: Too political? Not according to us!

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Despite being one of the most highly-anticipated adverts of the year, supermarket giant Iceland’s 2018 Christmas advert will not be gracing our television sets this year. Made in collaboration with Greenpeace and voiced by Emma Thompson, the advert named ‘Rang-tan’ takes a different advertising approach in comparison to the romantic … Read More

Historical Amnesia, Miseducation, and Empire

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Cartoon: “Allegoria sull’impero Inglese” (An allegory of the English Empire) by Augusto Grossi depicting the British Empire as a snake, 1878. In 2016, the Independent quoted a poll which found that 44% of British people were proud of Britain’s colonial history, with 21% regretting that it happened and 23% holding … Read More