Category : In The Middle

Making Music Herstory Vol VIII: Meredith Monk

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Meredith Monk will be 76 this year and she’s still going strong. The American composer, vocalist and performer released her last album in 2016, contributing to an impressive discography that’s already the length of a football pitch. To describe Monk as merely a composer, a vocalist or a performer would … Read More

Sunflower Bean bring New York rock to The Wardrobe, 29/03

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Sunflower Bean are a rock band and they want you to know that. Hailing from New York, the band are touring their second album, Twentytwo in Blue, which is currently vying for a place in the Top 40 up against pop stars Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa, as the band … Read More

The Wonder Stuff + Ned’s Atomic Dustbin bring O2 Academy back to life, 04/04

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As all music fans will know, the run-up to any gig is fraught with anticipation, but the wait for this particular Academy show was a little more intense. For many, seeing The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin finally share a stage again was a dream 27 years in the … Read More

Vertical Fitness Cabaret Showcase

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After the phenomenal success of our first ever showcase in 2017, Vertical Fitness are moving out of the Riley and holding a bigger, better event for 2018! We’re ending the year with a glorious showcase of talent, in a cabaret showcase raising money for Basis Yorkshire. Vertical Fitness have only … 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

Swedish DJ and Producer Avicii dies aged 28

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Tim Bergling, better known as the internationally successful EDM musician Avicii, has died. Bergling was found dead in Oman on Friday 20th April, according to a statement issued by his representatives. Bergling had a history of health issues, and retired from live performances in 2016 due to health reasons. Figures … Read More

Agony aunt: combatting feelings of loneliness

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I’m the kind of person that thrives from being around people. Do you have any tips to combat feelings of loneliness when I’m on my own? I love being around others. Now, my housemates would probably disagree because of the amount of time I spend holed up in the library, … Read More

Endometriosis: the invisible illness

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No crutches, no cast, no physical scars; endometriosis has no visible appearance. The illness can often haunt a woman’s life without anyone being able to see the pain that she is suffering from. Glimpses of normality, such as being able to walk unassisted, leave endometriosis sufferers on the cusp of … Read More