Tag : Meg Firth

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

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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.”

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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

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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

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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

The Underrated Beauty of Going to Gigs Alone

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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

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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

Meet your Music Editors

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Intrigued as to who’s editing your articles this year? Want to know a bit more about the people that are offering out all the juicy content each week? Then look no further…   Meg Firth Favourite Artist/Band Of All Time: David Bowie. A Song You Play On Repeat: ‘Florence’ by … Read More

PP Arnold to play The Wardrobe, 16/10

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In the mid-60s, PP Arnold came to England as an Ikette for the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, singing backing vocals and harbouring a huge undiscovered talent. Yet, by 1966, Arnold was signed to Andrew Loog Oldham’s Immediate record label, after being spotted by Mick Jagger. Several huge hits followed, … Read More