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5 Decades of Damon: 50 reasons to celebrate Albarn

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On 23rd March 2018, the incredible Damon Albarn celebrates his milestone 50th birthday.  To mark the occasion and as a tribute to his extraordinary life and career, music editor Hollie Griss has compiled 50 of the musician’s greatest feats and memorable moments, ranging from his accclaimed musical successes right through … Read More

Gryph Picks: International Women’s Day 2018

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March 8th: the day the world celebrates all women, regardless of nationality, sexuality, political standing or faith. Women are recognised for their continued resilience and strength in the face of a society which even in 2018, is still by no means offering them equal opportunities or status to those granted … Read More

Gryph Picks: Music’s Ultimate Covers

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We’ve all been there, engrossed in that inescapable YouTube cycle of BBC Live Lounge and Triple J Like A Version exclusive covers. You might start off with your favourite bands, but you soon get sucked into watching any that spark your interest, usually discovering some new musicians as you go. … Read More

The Best Albums of 2017

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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 Chelou

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Last week, in a cosy corner of Hyde Park Book Club, music editor Hollie Griss sat down with talented alternative musician Chelou to chat about life on the road, Leeds venues, and album plans. Since the beginning of October, Chelou has been touring all over Europe and the UK, “playing … Read More

Chelou sedates Hyde Park Book Club, 29/11

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On a cold Wednesday evening at the end of a particularly dreary November, the intimate, intricate sounds of alternative musician Chelou arrived in Leeds. In the intimate venue of Hyde Park Book Club, Chelou breezed between calm moments of acoustic simplicity, and heavier outbursts of guitar and empowered vocals, for … Read More

Editor’s Picks: The November Soundtrack

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With deadlines popping up left, right and centre, us music editors thought it would be productive to let you know what we’ve been listening to this month and what gigs we’re excited for in December… Hollie For the majority of November, it has unfortunately still been socially unacceptable to listen … Read More

Meet your Music Editors

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Intrigued as to who’s editing your articles this year? Want to know a bit more about the people that are offering out all the juicy content each week? Then look no further…   Meg Firth Favourite Artist/Band Of All Time: David Bowie. A Song You Play On Repeat: ‘Florence’ by … Read More

Single review: ‘3WW’ by alt-J

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Two and a half years on from their last album, This Is All Yours, the unmistakeable sounds of alt-J have returned and manifested themselves in a brand new single. ‘3WW’, or ‘Three Worn Words’, dropped on Monday shortly after the band changed their image on basically every social media and … Read More