Tag : Kieran Blyth

2018: Ones to Watch

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In celebration of the New Year, we have compiled our top 10 artists and bands to look out for over the next twelve months. Sigrid Everybody’s favourite Scandipop sensation Sigrid is practically guaranteed to make waves this year after her well-deserved triumph in BBC Music’s prestigious Sound of 2018 poll. … 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

From The Jam @ Leeds University Stylus, 1/12

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The reformative fraction, From The Jam, consisting of The Jam’s original bassist, Bruce Foxton, took to Leeds University Union’s Stylus as part of the 35thanniversary celebrations of the original band’s final studio album, The Gift. In the high excitement that builds prior to the gig, my friend and I exchange predictions … Read More

Out with convention: Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, 20/11

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Throughout history, Europe has seen numerous musical hubs; the likes of Venice, Vienna and Paris sprout and gain great significance. Over the last 40 years, one particular festival has been shifting the centre of contemporary music to one of the most unsuspecting destinations; Huddersfield. It has been here that, for … Read More

Enter Shikari @ Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse, 21/11

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Off the back of their fifth studio album, The Spark, Enter Shikari returned to Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse with yet another grandiose gesture of hard work and passion. Ten years on from their debut, Take To The Skies, on which they once professed “no sweat, no tears”, this contorted spectacle of … Read More

Sleaford Mods Say It How It is @ Beckett SU, 25/10

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Prior to their headline show at Leeds Beckett Students’ Union, a tweet from the Sleaford Mods twitter account reads: “Town today awash with homeless folk. Desperate. Every time I go in it breaks my fuckin heart. The English murder game. Nothing changes.” On the back of their most recent album, English … Read More

‘Erased Tapes Is Ten ‘ Preview

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The 8th and 9th of September are certainly dates to put in the diary. The heart of UK arts, London’s Southbank Centre , will be accommodating an array of artists from Erased Tapes Records, as part of the label’s ten-year anniversary celebrations. The last ten years have seen the London-based … Read More

“Mental illness is not confined within a sound or by genre, it is everywhere”: Enter Shikari’s ‘Live Outside’

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Time and time again, rock finds itself in the same old position: a band, beloved for their heavy roots, venture into calmer waters and are subsequently scorned for it. Enter Shikari’s latest single, ‘Live Outside’, is no different. Criticism targets a lack of guitars, a chorus which drags on and … Read More