Tag : music

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

Review: Chamber Choir and Brass Band, Sunday 25th November

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Leeds University Union Music Society’s Christmas Concert Series began last weekend – here’s a taster of what’s on offer for music lovers of Leeds in the run-up to the end of term. LUUMS had another success of a concert this weekend in the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall. The Chamber Choir … Read More

Music To Our Ears: Listening to LUUMS

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Music listener? Music maker? Or just a Music lover? If you fall under any of these categories, then take a gander at all the amazing opportunities being put on by LUUMS, and see how you can get involved in all the fun. For those of you whose acronym skills aren’t … Read More

Censoring Drill Music Will Not Solve Problems of Violence

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Drill music is the latest genre of UK urban music to be blamed for inciting violence amongst young people. Music has often been the focus of those trying to explain the violence of people they don’t really understand; think grime in the 2000’s or hip hop in the 90’s. The … Read More

LUU’s Most A-Compelling Singing Group

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Sitting down with the co-Presidents of LUU A Capella Society, George Hulkes and Patrick Ashby, Susy Goldstone discusses the ins-and-outs of singing without music. So, how is LUU A Capella Society structured? George: This year we’ve had a really big change. Last year we had a group called the Cosmopolitones … Read More

Pariah or Problematic? Azealia Banks vs. Lana Del Rey

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Not for the first time, the ‘212’ rapper Azealia Banks has found herself embroiled in a raging Twitter war. This time it was with ‘Video Games’ songstress Lana Del Rey. The feud started last week when Banks came out to criticize Del Rey’s response to an Instagram post by Kanye … Read More

4 Unmissable Albums From The Summer Break

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Wilf Amis, Backwards/Forwards With his debut two-track EP, Wilf Amis creates a striking world within his selection and manipulation of sounds. During the first track, ‘Backwards’, electronic waves, a soothing, deep bass and seemingly endless repetitive sonic patterns draw the listener to believe they are gently falling into the sand of … Read More

Father John Misty develops his musical persona in ‘God’s Favorite Customer’

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Father John Misty’s fourth LP, God’s Favorite Customer, lives up to the hype created by the success of his previous album. Pure Comedy was released only last year and was regarded as one of the best albums of 2017. Misty’s new album, released June 1st, proves he is a prolific … Read More

Why Green Man has Sold Out this Year

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With Green Man Festival less than two months away, we take a look at all the things to get excited about this party in the mountains. With so much going on, Green Man really is more than just about the music. They had a pre-fest party on a boat Green … Read More

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