Category : Music

Single Review: Strip That Down by Liam Payne

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It’s been a busy week for One Direction fans- and this is whilst the band are on hiatus. Liam Payne is the last member of 1D to release solo material, and the one whose new direction is perhaps the most surprising. He’s gone for r&b influenced pop, collaborating with the … Read More

In The Middle with Luke Sital-Singh

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Luke Sital-Singh is a British singer-songwriter that has been making waves ever since his early EPs caused a buzz among publications like The Guardian and BBC’s Radio 1 and Radio 6. After the release of his second album, Time Is a Riddle, Anika Vadukul chatted to Luke Sital-Singh about inspirations, motivations, and emojis. … Read More

Luke Sital-Singh @ Belgrave, 18/05/17

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If there’s anything more impressive than literally just playing the guitar, then it’s playing the guitar with your eyes closed. Luke Sital-Singh wowed the audience with his stunning lyrics and angelic voice at the Belgrave Music Hall. He played to a room filled with fans of all ages as they … Read More

Harry Styles by Harry Styles

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After Zayn, it’s Harry’s turn. The highly anticipated solo debut, Harry Styles, has finally been released and it isn’t disappointing. Growing up with artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd, I have always been surrounded by good music. But when I started my teenage years I fell … Read More

This Old Dog by Mac Demarco

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Mac is back. But it’s definitely not bigger than ever. He has spent his time developing a real caricature of himself, letting his musical outputs slide. His lack of hygiene, dry humour, goofy style and give-a-fuck stoner attitude has allowed his already healthy adolescent following to grow. He’s done interviews … Read More

In The Middle with Bang Bang Romeo

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We caught up with Bang Bang Romeo to chat Spanish biker gangs, Quentin Tarantino soundtracks and collaborating with Hans Zimmer. One of the first festivals you’re playing this year is Isle of Wight, but what’s your favourite festival to play and why? We would have to say that Isle Of Wight … Read More

Joan Shelley by Joan Shelley

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It’s rare to be lulled into a state of complete calmness after only the first sixteen seconds of an album, but Joan Shelley’s most recent self-titled release rose to the challenge. Close your eyes and you are effortlessly transported to a place of tranquillity free from word limits and exam … Read More

Top 5 acts to see at Secret Garden Party 2017

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To celebrate their last festival, Secret Garden Party are putting on quite a shindig. Booking only the best for their loyal punters, they’ve well and truly smashed the line-up this year. So, from knock-out headliners and to the gems in the rough, here’s The Gryphon’s top 5 acts to see … Read More

The Source by Ayreon

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Ayreon, the (mostly) science fiction rock opera project by Dutch musician Arjen Lucassen, returns with The Source. Ayreon has always been somewhat of a curiosity. Lucassen is notoriously shy, and seldom performs live, though he did organise a short run stage show of one of his albums in Rotterdam. Despite … Read More

Local Leeds: Turnstones @ Santiago Bar, 9/5/17

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It’s a real privilege to witness a band’s debut show, and Leeds locals Turnstones made a bold impression as they supported Muffin at Santiago Bar. The band take influence from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, The Jam, The Clash, Radiohead, Oasis and Blur. However, the four-piece have a clear cut … Read More