Tag : robert cairns

‘The Saga Continues’ by Wu-Tang Clan

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There was once a time when Wu-Tang Clan ruled, hailed by many as one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time. Now, 25 years after their debut, Enter The Wu-Tang, their legacy is still being crafted. However, you can’t help but feel that The Saga Continues is an … Read More

11 Songs That Show Us Exactly Why We Need Black History Month

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Black History Month is a contentious month on the calendar, with certain groups suggesting that black history should be studied all-year-round, and other, less-informed groups, suggesting that it shouldn’t be studied at all. But, one of the most colourful aspects of black history is the music that has underpinned it … Read More

Nick Mulvey @ Church

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When, halfway through his spellbinding set, Nick Mulvey crooned “Just when the evidence seems clearer than day / Could it be that Providence is leading us astray?”, there was a hint of irony to those conscientiously constructed words. The orgy of evidence visible to those witnesses gathered at the altar … Read More

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Dials the Action Up to 11

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The first film managed to pull-off a charming, self-aware tribute to the over-the-top spy films of old. Newspaper Associate, Robert Cairns, looks at Kingsman: The Golden Circle to see if it’s managed to keep its charm despite being bigger and better than before. It’s fair to say that 2014’s Kingsman: … Read More

‘Wake Up Now’ by Nick Mulvey

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Perhaps the first hint as to the contents of Nick Mulvey’s latest album, Wake Up Now, is hidden amongst the layers of its striking artwork. Endless spiralling patterns colliding and overlapping within a kaleidoscope of colour, the markings that adorn Wake Up Now’s cover hint at infinite possibilities and variables, … Read More

Body Discovered in Hyde Park confirmed to be that of Leeds Beckett Student

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Police have confirmed that the body of a man discovered on Royal Park Avenue on Friday morning was that of a Leeds Beckett student. The student in question has been identified as Harry Loker, a 21-year-old student who studied Music Performance and Production at the metropolitan University. Officers remain at … Read More

Dead Body Found by Police in Hyde Park

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Police have confirmed that a dead body was found in Hyde Park earlier this morning. The body of a man was discovered at 17 minutes past 9 collapsed outside a house on Royal Park Avenue. Locals arose to find their street had been cordoned off by police tape and that … Read More

‘Freudian’ by Daniel Caesar

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The second hand on your clock ticks slowly, the setting sun lingers greedily on the horizon, the receding pools of daylight cling to existence; all the while Daniel Caesar’s Freudian spins, plays, reverberates in the background. An album that seems to extend effortlessly into eternity, Freudian barely ever exceeds walking … Read More

Detroit Review

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Robert Cairns pins down why Detroit is the hard and sometimes brutal watch we all need to see. A bloodied, tear-stricken face presses against a misted screen with an incomprehensible agony: It’s at this moment that you realise Katheryn Bigelow’s exploration of the 12th Street Riot that destroyed the streets … Read More

For Emma, Forever Ago – A Retrospective

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Ten years and ten days ago, the enchanting For Emma, Forever Ago was self-released by a then unknown Justin Vernon, under the guise of Bon Iver. Re-released a year later by Jagjaguwar, the album marked a surprising success story for independent music production. After splitting with his band DeYarmond Edison, … Read More