Tag : music

An Expected End for NME

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Iconic music magazine NME ended its print run last week, after sixty-six years of publication. The move came after the publication’s dwindling circulation numbers saw its shift from a paid title to free magazine in 2015. Yet, despite the magazine costing nothing to the consumer, its popularity did not improve, … Read More

Marsicans make their mark on the Northern crowd at Church, 10/3

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In the past few years Leeds has well and truly been filing out talented groups one after the other, one of which is Marsicans, a four piece band whose sound is self proclaimed as “upbeat indie meets dirty pop”. The boys were plugging this last show of their headline tour … Read More

Colourism in the Music Industry

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Colourism has long since been a widely controversial topic of debate across the music industry. Historically, the industry has been ingrained with racial inequality and discrimination towards artists of colour. This issue, known as colourism, was recently raised by Beyoncé’s father who stated that she would not be as successful … Read More

IntheMiddle with Georgie

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Georgie, a 23 year old singer/songwriter from Mansfield is quickly gaining repetition and respect in the music industry thanks to her distinctive old-style rock and roll sound. She is currently supporting Jake Bugg on his UK tour and I was able to ask her some questions about her experiences as … Read More

Jake Bugg and Georgie grace the stage of Leeds Grand Theatre, 4/3

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“Thank you, thank you very much, er…” was the phrase heard repeatedly from the unbelievably humble, Jake Bugg. Seemingly unaffected by fame, this singer/ songwriter put on a beautiful acoustic set at The Leeds Grand Theatre. So old school is his presentation, we may as well have been sitting in a … Read More

5 Decades of Damon: 50 reasons to celebrate Albarn

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On 23rd March 2018, the incredible Damon Albarn celebrates his milestone 50th birthday.  To mark the occasion and as a tribute to his extraordinary life and career, music editor Hollie Griss has compiled 50 of the musician’s greatest feats and memorable moments, ranging from his accclaimed musical successes right through … Read More

Parklife Launch Petition to Make the Festival a Bank Holiday Weekend

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The boss of Parklife Festival in Manchester is calling for the festival weekend to be a bank holiday. He argues that it would be better for the economy to spread out the May bank holidays, so that the late-May holiday could be moved to June. Changing the date would mean … Read More

InTheMiddle with Rejjie Snow

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Having been on the scene for 5 years now, Irish rapper Rejjie Snow has been a sleeping giant in hip-hop. After the recent release of his seminal album Dear Annie, he is on his way to standing shoulder to shoulder with some of hip-hop’s greatest artists. Irish hip-hop artist Rejjie … Read More

Making Music Herstory Vol VII: Daphne Oram

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I can honestly say I have never enjoyed researching another article more than I enjoyed this one. Daphne Oram is a wonder. A pioneer of ‘music concrete’ and one of the unknown, underappreciated godmothers of electronic music, Oram was the first woman to do many things: manage and direct an … Read More