Category : Music Features

Fall Out Boy & Fandoms: Why Teen Girls Deserve A Break

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In case you haven’t already heard, emo megastars Fall Out Boy dropped a new record last month. M A N I A is their 7th full-length album, and their 3rd post-hiatus. If this isn’t news to you then you’ve probably heard a lot of different reviews on the record – … Read More

10 Female-Empowerment Anthems for the Ultimate Galentine’s Day: the anti-Valentine’s playlist

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February 14th: you’ve finally beaten those January blues and this train wreck of a day rolls around. A source of anxiety and dread for singletons around the world, Valentine’s Day can be stressful whatever your relationship status. But fear not, The Gryphon is on hand to appease those V-day woes … Read More

I Feel Love: the Valentine’s Day playlist

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Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here, and what better way to get you in the mood than a befitting playlist? Fancy someone? Just had your heart broken? Practising some self-love? This eclectic mix will get you in the Valentine’s Day spirit or soothe your Feb 14th blues. … Read More

Your Face it Has No Place: Where are Women Meant to Stand in a Scene Like Britpop?

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Are women welcome in the masculine sphere of Britpop? Digital Associate, Juliette Rowsell, discusses her experience at a Liam Gallagher concert that turned into a display of lad culture at its grittiest. When you think of Liam Gallagher, what do you think of? Cigarettes and alcohol? The epitome of the … Read More

The Hip Priest Is Dead: Mark E Smith passes at age 60

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Mark E Smith defies explanation. It’s like trying to explain the word ‘nature’ or ‘time’ to someone that doesn’t have any conception of the English language. How are you meant to describe that impish, wise old man who is at once more different than anyone you’ve ever known, but at … Read More

On the Radar 2018: Local Leeds

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It’s undeniable that Leeds has one of the best music scenes in the country, hosting a plethora of quality bands and energising an inspiring DIY culture. LSR’s Head of Music James Ward highlights the city’s most exciting up-and-coming bands. Hookworms The 2nd and 3rd of March are two of the … Read More

10 Women Who Should Be On the Line-up

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One look at the first Wireless 2018 announcement and you’ll be left with the bitter taste of patriarchy in your mouth. Of the 39 acts announced, just 3 women feature across the weekend; Mabel stands alone on the Friday, while Cardi B and Lisa Mercedez represent on the Sunday. This lack … Read More

Making Music Herstory Vol V: Midori Takada

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One of the many failings of our western media – and there are many – is that it rarely takes the time to look beyond the Western hemisphere for the Next Big Thing. The internet allows us to connect instantly with people across the globe at the touch of a … Read More

2018: Ones to Watch

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In celebration of the New Year, we have compiled our top 10 artists and bands to look out for over the next twelve months. Sigrid Everybody’s favourite Scandipop sensation Sigrid is practically guaranteed to make waves this year after her well-deserved triumph in BBC Music’s prestigious Sound of 2018 poll. … Read More

The 5 Essential Bowie Albums

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If you don’t know who the late and great David Bowie was, you’re one of the lucky few whose heart wasn’t torn out on the 10th of January 2016. Due to his illustrious career, there aren’t many who don’t at least know his name. More than just his music he … Read More