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Father John Misty develops his musical persona in ‘God’s Favorite Customer’

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Father John Misty’s fourth LP, God’s Favorite Customer, lives up to the hype created by the success of his previous album. Pure Comedy was released only last year and was regarded as one of the best albums of 2017. Misty’s new album, released June 1st, proves he is a prolific … Read More

Alfie Deyes’ Fall from Grace

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Over the last few years, the term ‘YouTuber’ has certainly developed negative connotations. Once your humble ‘girl-next-door’ type, YouTubers have obtained near-celebrity status, boasting 8-figure lists of subscribers, exclusive meet-ups and branded merch. YouTube sensation and ringleader Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, for example, has a Twitter following of 13.4 million. … Read More

Why Green Man has Sold Out this Year

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With Green Man Festival less than two months away, we take a look at all the things to get excited about this party in the mountains. With so much going on, Green Man really is more than just about the music. They had a pre-fest party on a boat Green … Read More

Amsterdam Night Life: A Year Abroad Perspective

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I left for my year abroad in Amsterdam considering the clichéd sentiments and warnings that go hand in hand with the shadier sides of the city’s double-edged culture. Any prior trips to the so-called ‘City of Sin’ had not inspired much confidence in me in terms of its nightlife. However, … Read More

Festival season kicks off in Heaton Park with Parklife 2018

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You’re caught between the heavy bass magnetising you from one stage and intoxicating indie-pop coming from the main stage. You’re four Smirnoff Ices down, with Mancunian spirit sending your serotonin levels off the scale. You’re at Parklife 2018, and there is not a care in the air. 80,000 donned their … Read More

10 Unmissable Acts at Latitude 2018

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This year’s headline acts are indefinitely set to be amazing shows, backed up with a great variety of acts across the board. Put your flower garland on and get ready to appreciate beautiful music in true summer spirit. Solange is a legend in the music scene, her graceful aura and … Read More

“We Want To Give People Something That’s Real” – InTheMiddle with The Faim

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Australian pop-rockers have experienced a stratospheric rise to faim (get it?) since the release of their first single earlier this year – and have since collaborated with everyone from Pete Wentz to 5 Seconds Of Summer. We caught up with them onsite at Slam Dunk North to chat about what … Read More

The Windrush Scandal: May’s Britain Takes Us Back To The 1950s

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As the Windrush scandal grips every news headline, Britain has been left in utter disbelief that our system has allowed such inhumane treatments to occur. From extreme cases of those denied cancer treatment, to those left homeless as a product of May’s ‘hostile immigration policy’, there is no shortage to … Read More

KEEP THE FAITH: In the Middle with Steve Luigi

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“Northern Soul: it’s not just music, it’s a scene”. Thomas Bennett chats to DJ Steve Luigi ahead of Leeds Central Soul Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations this Sunday at HiFi. In a small room with wooden interior and sprung floor, a weekly celebration of sound and movement takes place. Of course, … Read More

Gottwood 2018 – Preview

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The summer festival scene is saturated. Every year sees the launch of yet another new offering which promises a fresh approach to having fun in a field. Despite the competition, certain British festivals are almost universally recognised as being a cut above the rest. Gottwood certainly falls into this bracket. … Read More