Tag : Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean Serenades Us with Valentines Cover of ‘Moon River’

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If you’re looking to shed a tear and wallow in the post-misery of Valentine’s Day, then Frank Ocean has the perfect gift for you. Dropping a cover of the iconic ‘Moon River’ on his Blonded YouTube last week, the first new release since last summer, Ocean transports you to a … Read More

LGBTQ+ Music Icons: Past and Present

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The world of music would be both very different and much less interesting without the numerous contributions from members of the LGBTQ+ community. Coinciding with LGBTQ+ history month, here are some highly celebrated artists,  both old and new. Freddie Mercury A talented musician and performer, Freddie Mercury will always be … Read More

What’s in a Name?

1 year ago / 0 comments

  In the mosaic of qualities that give a piece of music meaning the last thing which often figures is what an artist calls their work. This seems appropriate: if something sounds abysmal it doesn’t matter what it’s called. Neither a turd nor a bland bit of Trap music can … Read More

Gryph Picks: The March Massive

2 years ago / 0 comments

This month, Robbie admits his love for James Blunt and thus gets fired as Music Editor, Juliette dreams that she and Jemima get locked in a club with the Pied Piper listening to trip-hop jazz music, Sam writes us a poem/has a mental breakdown, and Jemima has an all round lovely … Read More

Single Review: ‘Chanel’ by Frank Ocean

2 years ago / 0 comments

After the lengthy 4-year break between his 2012 release Channel Orange and follow-up albums Endless and Blonde in 2016, it seems Frank Ocean’s been busy. In February, he featured on Calvin Harris’ ‘Slide’, and a month later he drops ‘Chanel’. Ocean’s obsession with the idea of duality (“I got twoooo … Read More

It’s time to boycott music awards

2 years ago / 0 comments

[The Grammys] just doesn’t seem to be representing very well for people who come from where I come from and hold down what I hold down – Frank Ocean In the last two weeks, Drake, Justin Bieber and Kanye West have all reportedly decided to boycott the 2017 Grammys due … Read More

Making Black History

2 years ago / 0 comments

A few months after its release, Jessie Jones reflects on the impact of Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’. If you speak to any hip-hop fans about 2016, somebody, and something, will almost definitely be the first thing they mention: Frank Ocean and his stunning album ‘Blonde’. This was THE album. After 2012’s … Read More

Hip Hop Pop-Up Shops

2 years ago / 0 comments

With Drake, Justin Bieber and, perhaps most prolifically, Kanye West all hosting hugely successful pop-up shops this summer, the world of music merch has been truly fired into the 21st century. Musicians are beginning to offer fans a more authentic experience than ordering from an online shop, providing opportunity for … Read More

Interview: The Internet

6 years ago / 0 comments

LS2 Music chat to Syd tha Kyd and Matt Martians – a.k.a The Internet – about touring with Odd Future, recording with cheap equipment and err… their love for furniture design LS: The Brudenell gig is the fourth show on your European tour. How has it gone so far? S: … Read More