Category : Music Features

Where is music’s #MeToo moment?

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In recent months, many powerful and influential men across various industries have been called out for using their positions of authority to sexually assault women. The film industry, in particular, has come under fire, with many actresses speaking out about their experiences of abuse and manipulation. In the past few … Read More

Radio 1 & 2 Must Play 50% New Music

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Ofcom, the UK’s government-approved media regulator, has recently altered its guidelines for BBC Radio 1 and 2. It has ordered both stations to play more “new music” on their daytime shows; for Radio 1 50% and Radio 2 20%. Ofcom has also clarified its definition of “new music”. According to … Read More

Top 10 Record Store Day 2018 Must-Have’s

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Independent Record Store Day is right around the corner and the selection of great vinyl is mind-numbingly large. It can be hard to navigate such an eclectic and vast amount of records so I’ve put together my top 10 must-grabs of Record Store Day 2018 Car Seat Headrest – Twin … Read More

Top 5 Acts To See At 2000 Trees 2018

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2000 Trees might not be the biggest festival out there right now, but it’s fast becoming one of the best. Despite the more intimate setting, 2000 Trees has played host to some of the UK’s best and brightest, as well as pulling in talent from further afield. However, at least … Read More

Trans Artists You Should Know Right Now

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The LGBTQ+ spectrum is incredibly diverse – hence the 5+ letters in the acronym – but you wouldn’t know it looking at most playlists and articles about queer artists. It is white, cisgender gay men who dominate these lists, and are elevated in the queer community. Years & Years, Troye … Read More

Colourism in the Music Industry

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Colourism has long since been a widely controversial topic of debate across the music industry. Historically, the industry has been ingrained with racial inequality and discrimination towards artists of colour. This issue, known as colourism, was recently raised by Beyoncé’s father who stated that she would not be as successful … Read More

Leeds Festival 2018: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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The year is 2016, I’m in a tent and some cheap harem pants that I haggled down to 3 quid. Dripping with sweat eagerly awaiting the next couple days of brilliant music. This is the experience I want everyone to share from Leeds/Reading festival. However, the recent announcement of the … Read More

Jellyskin: Six Degrees Of Local Leeds

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They say that no matter who you are, you’re only six people away from everyone else in the world. With odds like that, your new favourite band could be right around the corner… or just a click away! Six Degrees Of Local Leeds aims to get the inside scoop on … Read More

5 Decades of Damon: 50 reasons to celebrate Albarn

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On 23rd March 2018, the incredible Damon Albarn celebrates his milestone 50th birthday.  To mark the occasion and as a tribute to his extraordinary life and career, music editor Hollie Griss has compiled 50 of the musician’s greatest feats and memorable moments, ranging from his accclaimed musical successes right through … Read More