Tag : in the middle

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

In The Middle with Japandroids

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Japandroids are a Canadian rock band who formed in 2006. Likened to Bruce Springsteen and Husker Du, the band’s new album Near to the Wild Heart of Life follows the critically acclaimed Celebration Rock. Their current world tour is their first in three years after taking an extended break away … Read More

In The Middle with Hawkwind

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  I recently spoke to Richard Chadwick, the very-underrated drummer of space-rock pioneers Hawkwind, about his thoughts on modern psychedelic music, and was very surprised to say the least to find that his hopes for psychedelia’s future lay in experimental black metal. And as if that wasn’t interesting enough, he … Read More

In the Middle with The Stranglers

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Very few people ever get to meet their favourite bands, but Barry “Baz” Warne took it a step further, and actually became the frontman of his favourite band, The Stranglers, in 2006, after becoming their guitarist in 2000. I ask him if he listens to much modern punk. “Not really. … Read More

In The Middle with Stornoway

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“I think the feeling at present is one of triumph and embrace, one last explosion of fun,” Oli Steadman, bassist for Stornoway, tells me when I ask about the atmosphere for their upcoming Farewell Tour. After 10 years, Stornoway’s particular brand of bird song-infused indie-folk is coming to an end, … Read More