Category : Music

Single Review: Too Much To Ask by Niall Horan

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Niall Horan’s solo career thus far has been unpredictable, to say the least. His first single – the nostalgic and entirely lovely ‘This Town’ – was acoustic and simple, and set him up to move in a direction away from pop. This comes as no surprise to fans, who have … Read More

ArcTanGent 2017: Thunder Strikes

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Another year, another muddy music festival. Well, I say that, but this was actually my first time at ArcTangent. With the festival currently in its fifth year, ArcTangent – run by the same people who put on acclaimed fete 2000 Trees – has seen its fair share of music giants … Read More

In The Middle with Wolf Alice

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In 2012, Wolf Alice first gained airplay on Radio One after releasing a free download on Soundcloud. Five years later, and the band have had a UK number 2 album, sold out shows in 10 seconds, and have a film about them set to be released. But, despite this, “we … Read More

Bestival 2017: the summer finale

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Ah, Bestival. The summer finale. The icing on the cake. The glistening cherry on top of the proverbial ice cream sundae. Only Bestival can truly mark the end of British summertime. As we unpack our towering, still slightly damp backpacks, we should probably put away the pink wigs and orange … Read More

In the Middle with SOPHA

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Sarah Ashford-Brown talks to up-and-coming French band SOPHA about their work, their creative process and what it’s like to be in a band. Present yourselves in a few words. Seven: I’m 19, I was born in Paris but spent much of my time travelling in South America and Africa with … Read More

Architects’ Unexpected Return with ‘Doomsday’

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Architects’ massive 7th album, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, was always going to be a difficult one to follow up. It was the band’s most commercially successful release to date, and undeniably the heaviest, most impressive record of their career so far. But after the loss of founding guitarist … Read More

‘Freudian’ by Daniel Caesar

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The second hand on your clock ticks slowly, the setting sun lingers greedily on the horizon, the receding pools of daylight cling to existence; all the while Daniel Caesar’s Freudian spins, plays, reverberates in the background. An album that seems to extend effortlessly into eternity, Freudian barely ever exceeds walking … Read More

In the Middle with The XCERTS, who are “falling back in love with life”

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We spoke to The XCERTS frontman, Murray Macleod, ahead of the band’s upcoming tour. We discussed making music, coming-of-age films, and falling back in love with life… You’re off on tour at the end of this month – are you excited? Yes, very excited. It’s been a while since we’ve … Read More

Rock en Seine Festival Review

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This year was the 15th anniversary of the French music festival Rock en Seine with a 110 000 people attending the 3-day festival, with headliners including The XX, PJ Harvey and Flume among others. Having attended this festival for 3 years running, I have realised how popular it has become … Read More

DMA’s @ Wakefield Unity Works – 05.08.2017

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Seeing DMA’s at Wakefield’s Unity Works was not only my first time seeing the Australian band, but the first time I had stepped foot into the city. A mere half hour from Leeds on the train, I had never ‘needed’ to make the journey, always lucky enough to catch favourite and … Read More