Tag : Rolling Stones

We need to talk about Harry Styles

2 years 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

Vinyl: It’s only rock & roll

3 years ago / 0 comments

When it was announced that HBO would be bringing Vinyl – the brainchild of Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese – to our screens this February, the blogosphere went into meltdown. Vinyl tells the story of Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale, a 1970s record executive, struggling to keep his label … Read More

Clubs | Preview – Beat Bar presents DJ Premier

5 years ago / 0 comments

Photo: Green Label This Sunday, Leeds will play host to one of the greatest legends in hip hop as Beat Bar presents DJ Premier. Premier’s style epitomises of the unique sounds of New York hip hop and he is known to sample soul, funk and jazz artists in his own productions, … Read More

The Interview: Kelvin Swaby: "Albums are like Tattoos"

6 years ago / 0 comments

    Lead singer of The Heavy, Kelvin Swaby, talks to Lucy Holden this week about a new album inspired by 70s horror, old-school influences, and time spent too close to the fire. When the FaceTime call Kelvin Swaby and I arranged for a morning interview rings out, I’m not surprised. … Read More