Tag : Lorde

Festival season kicks off in Heaton Park with Parklife 2018

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You’re caught between the heavy bass magnetising you from one stage and intoxicating indie-pop coming from the main stage. You’re four Smirnoff Ices down, with Mancunian spirit sending your serotonin levels off the scale. You’re at Parklife 2018, and there is not a care in the air. 80,000 donned their … Read More

Grammys 2018: The year white men stand back

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Year after year, the Grammys epitomise the whitewashed music industry, particularly within the Album of the Year category. In 2015, Mumford & Sons took Best Album over Frank Ocean’s seminal Channel Orange; A year later, Taylor Swift’s 1989 was considered more culturally important than Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly and, similarly this year, … Read More

Lorde @ Birmingham O2 Academy

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“The room was alive and was filled with so much colour and community.” I don’t think I’ve ever waited in a queue as long as I had for Lorde. But I’ll tell you now, it was worth it. She spread such emotion, energy and excitement throughout every member of the … Read More

Lorde @ Alexandra Palace, 27/09/17

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There’s an awkward kind of restlessness amongst the Lorde crowd at Ally Pally tonight. Everyone’s excited, but no-one really wants to show it. It’s a whole different story when the lights go down though – within seconds everyone’s dancing feverishly to ‘Magnets’, Yelich-O’Connor’s 2015 hit collaboration with Disclosure. ‘Tennis Court’ … Read More

‘Melodrama’ by Lorde

2 years ago / 0 comments

If there were an album that was made to be relatable to the average uni student, it would be Lorde’s latest album, Melodrama. You could go through a list of millennial tropes and they’d all be there — messy breakup song? Check. Party song? Check. Drug use? Check. Hook ups? … Read More

Music | Interview with Pulled Apart By Horses

4 years ago / 0 comments

Ahead of mammoth Reading and Leeds gigs, and the release of third album “Blood”, we had a chat with Lee Vincent, drummer in Leeds post-hardcore favourites Pulled Apart By Horses. Hey man, how’s it been going? Yeah good, just literally packing now to go back to Leeds to go on … Read More