Tag : one direction

Gryph Picks: Music’s Ultimate Covers

7 months ago / 0 comments

We’ve all been there, engrossed in that inescapable YouTube cycle of BBC Live Lounge and Triple J Like A Version exclusive covers. You might start off with your favourite bands, but you soon get sucked into watching any that spark your interest, usually discovering some new musicians as you go. … Read More

7 Years of One Direction: More than Music

1 year ago / 0 comments

The 23rd of July 2010 was a momentous occasion in history. Seven years on, we commemorate it. Yes, I’m talking about the formation of the biggest and best pop act of the 21st century. I’m talking about the beginning of One Direction. On that fated day, the greatest adventure of … Read More

Single Review: Back to You by Louis Tomlinson ft. Bebe Rexha

1 year ago / 0 comments

It is my professional opinion that Louis Tomlinson stole the lyrics for his latest single, ‘Back To You’, from the Twitter accounts of his many dedicated fans. This is not a song written by a seasoned pop star, but is in fact the collaborative effort of millions of young women … Read More

We need to talk about Harry Styles

1 year ago / 0 comments

When One Direction were just taking off, and the sugary staccato intro to ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ was absolutely inescapable, I, like many other people who wanted to be considered distanced from the growing hysteria surrounding ‘that X-Dactor boy band’, turned my nose up. I groaned when it came on … Read More

Track Review: Sign of the Times by Harry Styles

1 year ago / 0 comments

There’s been a lot of hype about this former boy-band member starting his solo career. So few have actually succeeded in a solo career after finding fame in this way (the exception perhaps being Robbie Williams). But with all the excitement from former 1D fans and the impressive producers he … Read More

Band Aid 30 – is it really as beneficial as it seems?

4 years ago / 0 comments

Saturday the 16th saw the broadcast of Band Aid 30 on the X Factor Results show; Bob Geldof’s latest charitable act is attempting to raise money for the current epidemic of the Ebola virus in West Africa. The song saw the appearance of pop sensations such as One Direction, Sam … Read More

Stranger than Fan Fiction….

4 years ago / 0 comments

Can you imagine Harry Potter falling in love with Voldemort? Edward Cullen in med school? Or even Joffrey Lannister as the troublesome teenager into heavy metal? If so you might have a bright future in fan fiction. With so many screens and pixels vying for our attention many people are … Read More

Sport | Between the Lines: One Direction to Brazil?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Joe Bookbinder Between the Lines was beginning to fret, what to write about without the excitement and drama of the English Premier League? With just a boring international break to make do with, BTL was pleasantly surprised… As publicity stunts go, it was rather mundane – ‘professional footballer plays football … Read More

Film | One Direction – This Is Us

5 years ago / 0 comments

It’s perhaps likely that a lot of you only allowed space in your budget for approximately three or four film trips this summer. Among these trips, the film probably had to be feminist/shot in black and white/set in mid-west America/in another language or have Ryan Gosling as the lead (delete … Read More

Music: Summer Ball – Popstar Beaus and Millions of ‘Mixers’ – Are Little Mix Really The Next Big Girl Band?

6 years ago / 0 comments

They’ve come a long way since they swanned onto our tv screens in hotpants and crop tops as contestants on The X factor, but are Little Mix ready to take over the British pop scene and crown themselves as the best girl band around? It was only back in 2011 … Read More