Category : In The Middle

In the Middle with Freya Beer

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Freya Beer is a fresh new face on the alternative music scene, blending poetic lyrics with punky guitar riffs to create an exciting and fresh new sound. Freya Beer released her excellent single ‘Bike Boy’ on the poet Charles Bukowski’s birthday. Poetry is important in Freya Beer’s music; however, she … Read More

DMA’s Enchant the O2 with Britpop Goodness, 10.12.18

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Monday the 10th of December proved to be a great night for all those who are lovers of anything Britpop at O2 Academy. The first support act Rosborough were mesmerising to watch, to the point that I couldn’t quite believe I’d never heard his voice before. The Irish singer has … Read More

The Alarm Play a Standout Show at Brudenell Social Club, 06.12.18

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Welsh alt-rock/new wave/post-punk band The Alarm formed in 1981 out of the ashes of punk band The Toilets and have been touring on and off since their reunion in the late 1990s.  Their blend of genres has led to them being described as “Bob Dylan Meets the Clash” or “a … Read More

Jordan Allen Rock The Key Club, 05.12.18

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From the get go, I’d been quite critical of Jordan Allen. I’ve always found it to be quite unfair that on Facebook, and in music journalism, more generally the act is referred to as a singular “he” rather than as a band. This erasure of instrumentalists contributes to the wider … Read More

Five Things You Need in Your Wardrobe This Winter

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Winter is upon us yet again, and that age-old question has resurfaced – should I even make an effort in this weather? Is it too cold to be cute? No! Is our answer. We’re here with concrete proof that winter clothes can be every bit as fun as summer clothes, … Read More

Ideas for an Alternative Vegan Christmas Dinner

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It’s that time of the year already; Christmas is only around the corner! The Christmas lunch is one of my favourite parts about the whole day because it’s a chance for everyone to sit around the dinner table and put all their differences aside to enjoy a hearty meal together. … Read More

Jameela Jamil and Her War on Photoshop

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The Good Place actor Jameela Jamil has called for airbrushing to be banned, saying that it’s a crime against women. Jamil is part of the BBC 100 Women programme this year, an annual series where the BBC compiles a list of 100 inspirational and innovative women of the year. Jamil … Read More

Canal Mills to Stay Open Until June 2019

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Canal Mills, one of Leeds’ most beloved club venues, has announced that it will be remaining open to the students of Leeds until June 2019. The news comes four months after the club announced that it would be closing its doors at the start of the New Year to make … Read More

International Animal Rights Day

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Shouldn’t all sentient creatures be respected? International Animal Rights Day on 10th December, serves to remember ‘the billions of animals subjected to deliberate cruelty and killing across the world every year,’ whether that’s by testing cosmetics on them, or destroying their habitats and leaving them helpless. Since March 2013, animal … Read More

Frida Kahlo: A Lifetime of Pain Painted into an Everlasting Revolution

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Trigger Warning: Graphic description of personal injury  Frida Kahlo is known today as one of the twentieth century’s most influential painters. The transcendence of her art is a testament to its cultural significance and relevance in contemporary society. Kahlo’s immortalisation has moulded her into a public persona that’s often idolised … Read More