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Have Yourself a Merry Little Gryfmus: The Gryphon’s Top 10 Christmas Bangers

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Since the dawn of Christmas, man has grappled with a single, profound question. What are the definitive, Top 10 yuletide bangers? Here at the Gryphon Music, we think we’ve finally cracked it. Scouring the entire North Pole, working more undeserved overtime than Santa’s elves on Christmas, our writers have slaved … Read More

‘In the face of blatant misogyny’: Why Madonna is still relevant today

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Last week, Madonna accepted the Billboard award for ‘Woman of the Year’.  Upon acceptance, Madonna gave a speech addressing issues such as ageism, sexism and misogyny and how she has been subject to such issues throughout her career. As someone who proudly supports Madonna and has done so for more … Read More

Preview – Butter Side Up w/ Prosumer and Simon Scott at Wire

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Butter Side Up returns a month after its explosive 6th birthday party and will once again fill our favourite basement with phenomenal music. Following on from Sonja Moonear’s takeover of the night last month, Prosumer (Achim Brandenburg), who is no stranger to Butter Side Up, will make his return to Leeds. … Read More

The Wizards of Oz

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“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” It took a tornado to whisk Dorothy away to the fictional world of Oz – and a pair of magic red shoes to bring her back – yet, far from that fantasy world, a very real type of magic has begun … Read More

Racism In Metal

3 years ago / 0 comments

When asked what comes to mind when they think of Metal as a genre of music, many in the mainstream will mention “noise”, “anger”, and “screaming”; when considering the fans that follow such a musical movement, many of the community get branded as antisocial for not conforming to the mainstream. … Read More

In The Middle introduces… Meatraffle

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South London’s finest, Meatraffle, are major players in the Trashmouth Records scene that also includes Fat White Family, Taman Shud and David Cronenberg’s Wife. A melting pot of reggae, dub, funk, communist rock and psychedelia, the five-piece eschew commercialism completely. Meatraffle themselves have described their sound variously as “death raga”, … Read More

Christmas songs – bah-humbug or can’t get enough?

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s mid-August and my iPod is on shuffle in my car. To my horror, Bing Crosby starts to croon about white Christmases through my stereo and I have to hurriedly skip the song. The sun is shining outside and August is just too soon. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not … Read More

The power of Adele

3 years ago / 0 comments

When Adele dropped the video for ‘Hello’, the first single from her upcoming album 25, it broke records. So many records. The video itself broke Vevo’s benchmark for most views in 24 hours, a title previously residing with 2015’s pop queen Taylor Swift and her girl army for her video … Read More

70 Years of Neil Young

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Neil Young is an elusive figure in music, one whose importance is often underestimated. Sometimes out on his own, sometimes harmonising with Crosby, Stills & Nash or with the hard-hitting noise of backing band Crazy Horse, he’s drifted in and out of collaborations throughout his musical career. Currently CSN&Y seem … Read More

35 Years Of Gary Numan

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The career of Gary Numan is one of ups and downs. From his meteoric rise around 1980, to his musical doldrums in the late 80’s and early 90’s, and finally his resurgence over the last decade, his staying-power alone should be credited. However, when you consider the success and influence … Read More