Category : Music

For Emma, Forever Ago – A Retrospective

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Ten years and ten days ago, the enchanting For Emma, Forever Ago was self-released by a then unknown Justin Vernon, under the guise of Bon Iver. Re-released a year later by Jagjaguwar, the album marked a surprising success story for independent music production. After splitting with his band DeYarmond Edison, … Read More

Live Review: NME Under the Radar @ Omeara, London, 12/07/17

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If NME’s Under the Radar gig was about showcasing the latest up and coming talent, then the future looks bright. Packing out London’s beautiful Omeara venue, this was an evening of celebration: a celebration of talent, music, and diversity. Kicking off the evening was the London-based Anteros. In a genre … Read More

Single Review: Praying by Kesha

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When you think of Kesha, you think of glittery parties, glittery alcohol and glittery vomit. That’s not a slight to her — it was the image she put out when she released her first single, ‘TiK ToK’ back in 2010 when she still went by Ke$ha. Pop needs a party … Read More

Festival Review: Glastonbury 2017

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So, Glastonbury was fun. In the wake of the current political climate, Glastonbury felt greater event then just a music festival. An immense feeling of optimism and relief filled the air and fuelled a celebratory atmosphere. Unexpected guerrilla Jeremy Corbyn chants appeared pretty much everywhere and anywhere across the festival; with … Read More

Festival Review: Cocoon In The Park, 08/07/17

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  Cocoon In The Park has become an unmissable date on any techno and house music fanatic’s festival calendar since its birth in 2009. Sven Vath’s incomparable influence over the industry, with a career spanning four decades and a proven ability to exhilarate audiences from the golden beaches of Ibiza … Read More

The Death of the Punk in a Digitalised Age

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The iconography of the ‘Punk’ has been both popularised and reproduced at a staggering rate since its heyday in the late ‘70s. Beginning as a set of shared ideological values and musical taste, the infamous reputation of the ‘Punk’ lifestyle seems to go beyond simply a subculture in modern times. … Read More

Festival Review: Isle of Wight 2017

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There’s something truly enchanting about the eclectic mix of people, from all walks of life, who flock to Isle of Wight festival each year. This can only be a consequence of its respective line up which provides us with the mash up of the classic, the quirky and the just … Read More

Single Review: Don’t Delete The Kisses by Wolf Alice

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Wolf Alice have always been a band of many colours, and the band’s latest single comes out on the softer end of the spectrum. If the band’s first single ‘Yuk Foo’ off of their forthcoming album ‘Visions of a Life’ was a deep shade of red, then ‘Don’t Delete the … Read More

Single Review: Who Dat Boy and 911 / MR. LONELY by Tyler, The Creator

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“F*** the rap, I’m tryna own a planet” is proudly declared by Tyler, The Creator or should I say Wolf Haley (just one of his alter egos) in the first single and visual dropped last night since 2015’s ‘Cherry Bomb’. With recent features on Frank Ocean’s ‘Biking’, his GOLF clothing … Read More

‘Melodrama’ by Lorde

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If there were an album that was made to be relatable to the average uni student, it would be Lorde’s latest album, Melodrama. You could go through a list of millennial tropes and they’d all be there — messy breakup song? Check. Party song? Check. Drug use? Check. Hook ups? … Read More