Tag : Mikhail Hanafi

The Gryphon’s Best Albums of 2018

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Ask a crowd of 500 people what their favourite album of 2018 was and you’ll get 500 different answers, because there was just that much good music which came out this year. From the return of pop-favourite Robyn, to the introspective rap of Noname, to the idiosyncratic beats from SOPHIE, … Read More

The Tin Pigeons at The Lending Room: Excellent Performers, Dated Sound, 13.11.18

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The Lending Room’s size lent an atmosphere of intimacy to The Tin Pigeons’ Leeds gig, as the fans huddled into the room to escape the cold winds outside. An early start to the night saw three support bands take to the stage, though admittedly they were odd choices. Sonically, their … Read More

Charli XCX and Troye Sivan Go Back to the Future in ‘1999’

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Charli XCX is, without a doubt, one of the most forward-thinking voices in the 2018 pop landscape. From her two critically-acclaimed PC Music-produced mixtapes in 2017 to the string of leaked singles released this year, the 26 year-old pop provocateur has fully embraced pop in its purest, most euphoria-inducing form. … Read More

Why Leeds Festival Is Here To Stay

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There’s no getting around the fact that the crowd at Leeds Festival was very young. It’s been that way for years, with the festival gaining the reputation of being what The Guardian called a “GCSE festival”. Though that might not seem “cool” for more experienced festival-goers, there’s an upside to … Read More

“What’s Your Kink?”: Meet Your Music Editors

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If you’re an avid reader of our section, then you already know everything you need to know about music. But what about the people running the section this year? We’ve put together a little Q&A so you don’t have to stalk us on Facebook (and more importantly, so you know … Read More

Reading & Leeds Festival: Strength in Diversity

6 months ago / 0 comments

With so many festivals taking place over the summer period, it’s hard to pick just which ones to go to. If you’re into multiple genres of music, you might not be happy with a festival like Wireless or Download, which specialise in their respective genres. Leeds Festival, however, has always … Read More

Set One Twenty turns 6 with Moodymann – Review

10 months ago / 0 comments

It didn’t take long at Mint Warehouse before I realised that Set One Twenty’s 6th birthday wasn’t quite going to be a night like many others. With Detroit legend Moodymann (a.k.a. Kenny Dixon Jr.) headlining the night, there was a palpable energy and enthusiasm in the air from the crowd, … Read More

Tom Misch delivers effortless charm at sold-out O2 Academy gig

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Tom Misch is clearly on a path to success. At just 22 years-old, the producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist is currently on a UK and Europe tour in the lead up to the release of Geography, his highly-anticipated debut album. He’s enjoyed huge support from his fans, whose enthusiasm led to … Read More

Films to Watch: March

11 months ago / 0 comments

We take a look at the month’s most exciting releases. Annihilation (12/03, Netflix) The latest film from director Alex Garland (Ex Machina) and starring Natalie Portman, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson and Oscar Isaacs, Annihilation looks like it might become the next big sci-fi classic. A Wrinkle In Time (22/03) Directed … Read More

Diversity, Inclusivity and ‘The Shape of Water’ Rule at the 2018 Oscars

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With arguably the most diverse list of nominees in years—Get Out, Call Me By Your Name, A Fantastic Woman and Lady Bird all had nominations in various categories—all eyes were on the 90th Academy Awards to see just how the Academy would respond to the recent social justice movements of … Read More