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Whitney @ Mama Roux’s, 21/06/17

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Packing out the suitably beautiful New Orleans style venue Mama Roux’s, Whitney take to the stage on one of the hottest days of the year. ‘We used to do this shirtless’, leader singer/drummer Julien Ehrlich teases us. ‘But we’ve had too many sushi rolls since then.’ Opening with ‘Dave’s Song’, … Read More

If you want to win the youth vote, you’ve got to speak their language

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“Children are to be seen and not heard”, so goes the idiom. And so goes the Tory party’s strategy towards young voters as well, according to their 2017 election campaign. If the Tories want to know why they so categorically failed to gain their predicted landslide, then the party needs … Read More

Single Review: Wall of Glass by Liam Gallagher

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With big names, come great expectations. And Liam Gallagher, the former Oasis front-man, is no exception to this. However, what with the flop of his post-Oasis band Beady Eye and simultaneous success of his older brother Noel, hopes weren’t exactly high. Despite this, ‘Wall of Glass’ offers us with a gimps … Read More

Review: Spelling Bee – Musical Theatre Society

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Musical Theatre Society’s latest production takes us back to those cringe-ridden days of adolescence with an unashamed brashness and humour. In presenting us with some of the darker sides of growing up face on with laughter, charm and song, the production spells for a night of light-hearted triumph. Walking in, … Read More

Track Review: Cast by Jaws

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Gone are the days where Brummie lads Jaws were releasing songs about donuts and epitomising what NME described as the sound of a ‘sunbathing cat’. ‘Cast’ is a song that bathes in its own maturity: it is  bold, daring and unashamedly raw. With an opening guitar line that is laced … Read More

Gryph Picks: The March Massive

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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

12 Record Store Day releases you need on your shelves right now

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Whether you’re on Elton John’s side who recently said that ‘vinyl just sounds better’, or you are one of the thousands of people who are shunning the digital revolution in favour of the 12 inch, one thing brings vinyl lovers together: Record Store Day. The event, that is taking place on … Read More

Single review: You’ve Got a Woman by Whitney

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Chicago babes Whitney are back after almost a year after the release of their stunning debut album ‘Light Upon the Lake’, releasing a new single ahead of the band’s upcoming world tour. The new single, which is to be released on vinyl, features covers of Lion’s ‘You’ve Got a Woman’ and … Read More

Beauty and the Beast – Is Disney failing to deliver on LGBTQ representation?

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This week, Disney announced that their new action-remake of Beauty and the Beast is to feature its first ‘exclusively gay moment’ in a Disney film. The moment is said to be between Le Fou and Gaston, but this isn’t the first time that Disney have got our hopes up of … Read More

Here Come the Girls: International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day: it’s a day where women of all faith, of all sexualities, and of all races come together to celebrate what it means to be a woman. It’s easy to become complacent about the state of women’s rights in a country where we have the vote, we are … Read More