Category : In The Middle

Bluedot Festival 2018: A Weekend of Discovery and Inspiration

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Bluedot is not your typical music festival. Taking place at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Bluedot festival presents a quality line-up of music along side science talks, ranging from sustainability and climate change to space exploration, panel discussions, and immersive theatre. All of this is set against the backdrop of the iconic … Read More

A forward thinking team to match a forward-thinking collection: are museums developing their internal power structures fast enough?

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Looking at many museums in the world today, it is easy to see how the structure of their collections has become far more diversified. Over time, exhibitions of gallery collections in larger art institutions have started to become more inclusive. They have started to erase older presentations of history by … Read More

Giant blue penis erected as a mural: should art be censored?

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The question of whether or not it is ethical to censor art is one that has been asked for centuries and one that will continue to be asked into the unknown future. Changing social expectations mean that what we find offensive is an ever-changing concept. That people push the limits … Read More

Inner City Electronic – Review

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No one could have quite prepared the city of Leeds for what lay ahead on the 2nd of June. In the midst of endless hours spent in the library, Inner City Electronic proved to be the perfect remedy for students after exam season, striking the city with a pulse of … Read More

In the Middle with Fakear

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The 13th of April marked the release of ‘All Glows’, a date that was long overdue for the electronic producer Theo le Vigeroux, known to many as Fakear. The sixteen track album release paints Theo in an entirely different light musically and spiritually. The album flirts with several moods, cascading … Read More

Melt Festival: The Acts You Don’t Want To Miss

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Melt Festival in Germany has been going since 1997, and this year once again it continues to attract a good mix of internationally-acclaimed acts and exciting up-and-coming artists. These are some of the acts you can’t afford to miss. Friday Superorganism Fresh off of the release of their self-titled album … Read More

Father John Misty develops his musical persona in ‘God’s Favorite Customer’

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Father John Misty’s fourth LP, God’s Favorite Customer, lives up to the hype created by the success of his previous album. Pure Comedy was released only last year and was regarded as one of the best albums of 2017. Misty’s new album, released June 1st, proves he is a prolific … Read More

Alfie Deyes’ Fall from Grace

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Over the last few years, the term ‘YouTuber’ has certainly developed negative connotations. Once your humble ‘girl-next-door’ type, YouTubers have obtained near-celebrity status, boasting 8-figure lists of subscribers, exclusive meet-ups and branded merch. YouTube sensation and ringleader Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, for example, has a Twitter following of 13.4 million. … Read More

Why Green Man has Sold Out this Year

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With Green Man Festival less than two months away, we take a look at all the things to get excited about this party in the mountains. With so much going on, Green Man really is more than just about the music. They had a pre-fest party on a boat Green … Read More

Amsterdam Night Life: A Year Abroad Perspective

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I left for my year abroad in Amsterdam considering the clichéd sentiments and warnings that go hand in hand with the shadier sides of the city’s double-edged culture. Any prior trips to the so-called ‘City of Sin’ had not inspired much confidence in me in terms of its nightlife. However, … Read More