Tag : Meg Firth

10 Women Who Should Be On the Line-up

10 months ago / 0 comments

One look at the first Wireless 2018 announcement and you’ll be left with the bitter taste of patriarchy in your mouth. Of the 39 acts announced, just 3 women feature across the weekend; Mabel stands alone on the Friday, while Cardi B and Lisa Mercedez represent on the Sunday. This lack … Read More

Let’s Dance: The Perfect Bowie Songs to Fit Your Mood

11 months ago / 0 comments

Music holds the capacity to articulate the indescribable. Whatever the thought, feeling or emotion, there’s always that one song that perfectly matches how you feel right now. David Bowie does this like no one else. His eclectic discography exceeds boundaries and encapsulates just about any emotion you could feel. To … 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

Books to Get a Music Lover this Christmas

11 months ago / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again, and you’re struggling to find a gift for that person in your life who lives and breathes all things Music. You got them their favourite band’s tshirt last year, they already own every record they like on vinyl, and it’s far too risky getting … Read More

Trudy and the Romance: “Let yourself fall in love with that person you can’t get off your mind.”

12 months ago / 0 comments

Liverpudlian doo-wop dreamers Trudy and the Romance bought their shuffling 50s pop to The Lending Room on the 15th. The 3-piece took the time to answer our questions about their brand new EP, their love for Leeds and their headline UK tour. Trudy and the Romance have the ability to … Read More

Editor’s Picks: The November Soundtrack

12 months ago / 0 comments

With deadlines popping up left, right and centre, us music editors thought it would be productive to let you know what we’ve been listening to this month and what gigs we’re excited for in December… Hollie For the majority of November, it has unfortunately still been socially unacceptable to listen … Read More

Grammys 2018: The year white men stand back

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

The Underrated Beauty of Going to Gigs Alone

1 year ago / 0 comments

So you’ve found yourself at a gig alone. Your favourite band that none of your friends listen to have come to town and no one wanted to come with you. You stand self-consciously amongst couples and groups of friends, eager for someone to text you just so you can prove to … Read More

Partying Towards a More Equal World

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Equaliser is a collective creating a more inclusive space for aspiring female, trans and non-binary DJs. Music Editor Meg Firth sits down with some of the girls behind the movement to talk about tackling the inequalities within the DJ sphere, diversifying the decks, and partying towards a safer and more … Read More

Equaliser Levels Up

1 year ago / 0 comments

Equaliser is a more than just a good time. Encapsulating their beautiful ethos of inclusivity and diversity, Equaliser strives to live up to its name by making the club scene a more equal and open zone. Before their launch night at Wharf Chambers kicked off, Equaliser hosted an evening of … Read More