Tag : in the middle

50 Years of Summer: the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

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In San Francisco, 1967, a cultural revolution was taking place. Teenagers were questioning and challenging the values of the previous generation; conservatism, monogamy and tradition were rejected in favour of vibrant music, sexual liberation and psychedelia. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. In light of … Read More

Bestival 2017: the summer finale

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Ah, Bestival. The summer finale. The icing on the cake. The glistening cherry on top of the proverbial ice cream sundae. Only Bestival can truly mark the end of British summertime. As we unpack our towering, still slightly damp backpacks, we should probably put away the pink wigs and orange … Read More

High Street Dupes: Student Style Save

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It’s the beginning of term, the beginning of a new chapter and, for most of us, the beginning of the slippery slope into your overdraft! With all of this new found freedom, it can be hard to manage your pennies…especially when a night out in the city centre, followed by … Read More

‘Rainbow’ by Kesha

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The first line that Kesha sings on ‘Rainbow’ is “I got too many people I got left to prove wrong.” And yet, the album suggests that she knows she owes nothing to anyone – in ‘Hymn’ she asserts “don’t need no forgiveness”, and in ‘Let ‘Em Talk’ she cries out … Read More

Lust For Life by Lana Del Rey

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If Lust for Life’s album cover is anything to go by, it appears Lana Del Rey has finally chirped up after three albums of pensive ballads, downcast beats and sad, sad girls – or so it first appears… There’s a distinct air of something unfamiliar from the opening song, ‘Love’, … Read More

‘Be Nice’ EP by Milk Teeth

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Milk Teeth’s debut album ‘Vile Child’ was an undeniable highlight of 2016’s musical outputs. It was uncompromising and energetic, intelligent and almost alarmingly honest. What their new EP ‘Be Nice’ suggests is that, back then, they’d barely even gotten started. This latest release is a diverse yet cohesive collection, showing … Read More

Live for the Moment by The Sherlocks

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The Sherlocks are not the most distinctive of bands – if I heard one of their songs in public, I’d probably recognise it, but I wouldn’t be able to tell you it’s them – but they definitely have the potential to become more so. Live for the Moment is their … Read More

The Ferryman Review

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Heather Nash explains why Jez Butterworth’s latest Irish drama is not one to be missed. Jez Butterworth has been a playwright for more than 25 years, and yet he has only written a handful of plays independently in that time. So not a prolific playwright then, but you can forgive … Read More

7 Years of One Direction: More than Music

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The 23rd of July 2010 was a momentous occasion in history. Seven years on, we commemorate it. Yes, I’m talking about the formation of the biggest and best pop act of the 21st century. I’m talking about the beginning of One Direction. On that fated day, the greatest adventure of … Read More

Emerging Adulthood by Dan Croll

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It seems it has been a less than easy three years since the release of Dan Croll’s debut album. He recently tweeted that a couple of years ago he was uncertain if he would ever make another record. Despite Croll’s initial success with support tours alongside Imagine Dragons and Bastille, … Read More