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Top 10 Record Store Day 2018 Must-Have’s

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Independent Record Store Day is right around the corner and the selection of great vinyl is mind-numbingly large. It can be hard to navigate such an eclectic and vast amount of records so I’ve put together my top 10 must-grabs of Record Store Day 2018 Car Seat Headrest – Twin … Read More

Gryph Picks: Music’s Ultimate Covers

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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

Leeds student avocado artwork finds royal buyer

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A Leeds University student was left stunned when her painting was purchased by none other than the Duchess of Cornwall. The surprise purchase came after both the Duchess and the Prince of Wales visited the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull amid the City of Culture 2017 celebrations. Helen Brayshaw’s painting, … Read More

The Starman, The Prince and The Last Christmas

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2016 saw the world lose some of the greatest LGBTQ+ icons of all time. David Bowie, Prince and George Michael all crafted a legacy that incorporates much more than just their musical achievements: they were all revolutionary in challenging how we perceive concepts of sexuality and gender. There is no … Read More

Should we leave the dead to rest?

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It’s a common debate amongst music lovers: is it okay to release artists’ work after they’ve died? Whether it’s just a remake of a classic hit or a whole posthumous album, it’s always controversial. 2016 has seen us say goodbye to many of our favourite musicians, most recently Leonard Cohen, … Read More

1958 – 2016: The Prince’s Purple Reign

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Well, that came as a shock didn’t it? The loss of another global icon. Is our music industry set to shatter at the seams? Is expressionism and liberalism doomed? Or, is the passing of these pioneers of freedom of speech simply a natural goodbye, their work now done, the baton … Read More