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The Best Albums of 2017

11 months ago / 0 comments

2017 has been an incubator for innovative music breaking into commercial success. From Loyle Carner to Wolf Alice, to Nick Hakim to SZA, this year saw some groundbreaking new albums. Here are the best of the best… DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar To talk about the great music of 2017 and … Read More

In The Middle With Loyle Carner

1 year ago / 0 comments

In The Middle Associate Editor Anastasia Roe sit down with Mercury-nominated hip-hop artist Loyle Carner to talk about his almost sold-out tour, exchanging tickets for football shirts, and his wonderful mum. “Welcome to the glamorous backstage!” Ben Coyle-Larner cries, otherwise known by his stage name, Loyle Carner, as we enter … Read More

Simon Armitage Joins School of English

1 year ago / 0 comments

Simon Armitage, one of the UK’s leading contemporary poets, has just joined the staffing team at the University of Leeds, School of English. Some of his multi-award winning poetry collections include Out of the Blue and Paper Aeroplanes. Armitage has also been a big contributer to contemporary translation, some notable … Read More

Semper Femina by Laura Marling

2 years ago / 0 comments

I have to admit, it took me a couple of listens of Laura Marling’s, the twenty seven year old folk singer-songwriter and all round babe, latest album, Semper Femina, to really get my head around it. I had flashbacks to a fifteen year old me turning aghast from Marling’s third … Read More