Culture, Music

2017 Festival Guide

With the limitlessly depressing void of 2016 at an end, 2017 symbolises a fresh new beginning. With this comes the refreshing prospect of this summers music festivals. As part of out 2017 festival guide, we preview some of our favourites whilst also glimmering back to our favourite moments from last years instalment: Glastonbury: One cannot argue with the […]

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Focus, Music

Focus #2: Habitats

It’s fair to say that Habitats’ sound is quite the rarity. Not only does it provide a persuasive edge of tropical groove but it also co-aligns itself heavily with the melodies of modern day indie music. Perhaps one of the most exciting up and coming bands in the country right now, Habitats already hold two […]

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Focus, Music

Focus #1: Sisteray

To many, the modern music industry is bleak and unforgiving. Not only does the British music scene struggle to nurture and prioritise the growth of small bands, it also favours the rich, bigoted institutional record companies. However, with such a strong message of unity and anti-establishment hints, Sisteray’s punk rock ethos is a much needed […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: Trampolene – Pocket Album Five (Divided Kingdom EP)

Following on from previous EP successes and quite an astounding 2016, Trampolene’s ‘Pocket Album Five (Divided Kingdom)’ is a fine example of their extraordinary sound. The Welsh band are potentially one of the most relatable in the entire country. The EP opens with the anthem “Divided Kingdom,” a heavy mix of reverb and pedal effects. […]

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Music, Opinion

The fall of the British Music Venue

In an industry dominated by the very few, it comes as little surprise to learn that the closure of music venues is growing. However, stats show that over 40% of London’s grassroots venues have closed in just ten years and similar figures extend across the country; a truly daunting fact for small bands and music […]

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