Features, Music

The Most Memorable Gigs of 2017 So Far

2017 has already seen some spectacular gigs from across the country. Here are just some of our writers’ favourite gig experiences from this year so far!   Jack Rocks 7 Showcase – Sebright Arms, London The BIGGEST gig of the year so far, seven of the best upcoming bands from around the country. Opening with […]

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Features, Festivals, Music

TRNSMT Festival: 5 of the Best

TRNSMT’s Glasgow Green debut was something quite spectacular, a full weekend of mesmerising sets from bands both new and old. With its 2018 return already confirmed, one can only assume that the festival will go from strength to strength. Here are our five favourites from the TRNSMT class of 2017. Kasabian Their first big UK […]

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Features, Music

This Feeling Announce Alive Tour 2017

This Feeling are raising their game. With live shows in abundance showcasing the best of the UK’s ever growing music scene and a critically acclaimed music TV show coming to Youtube screens across four episodes, there has been no better time to enter their universally proclaimed ‘zone.’ October sees four of the best upcoming bands […]

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Features, Live, Music

Dot to Dot 2017: Photo Diary

We had a fantastic time at this year’s Dot to Dot Festival. No other festival in the UK has quite an array of amazing upcoming talent. You’d be sure that plenty of you’re favourites have already graced the festival stages at some point in their career. With Sundara Karma, The Growlers, Cherry Glazerr and Honeyblood all […]

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Features, Music

The rise of Lo-fi house music

A new age is dawning in the world of house music. Due to a few key circumstances in the past two months, lo-fi house music has come to prominence in the house scene. One of which is the supposed flaws in youtube’s algorithms, despite this, this branch of house music is beginning to flourish, due […]

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Features, Music

This Feeling TV: A Pioneering Game Changer

When thinking of music TV, institutions such as Top of The Pops and Later Live With Jools Holland instantly come to mind. However, the common trend between the two is that their previous heyday has now stumbled into absolute irrelevance. However, there is a new kid on the block, one with all the right values […]

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Features, Music

Revisited: Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever

‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever’ is arguably the holy grail of The Cribs’ back catalogue. A band which constantly delivers, it is rare to see musical consistency as the Wakefield trio cyclically achieve. Now reaching its 10th year, this May sees the iconic indie band head out on tour in celebration of an album which […]

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Features, Music

5 Future Festival Headliners

Whilst the festival circuit is ever growing, it is clear that there is a reliance on the same bands to regularly fulfil headlining status at larger festivals. When thinking of festivals such as Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds, TRNSMT, etc, only a small group of acts have the ability to draw massive, headlining crowds. We look […]

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Features, Music

Grime at Glastonbury?

Grime is perhaps the quickest growing musical concept in modern Britain. For a genre which grew from the streets of London to headlining main stages at Glastonbury, it’s clear it is a subculture gone main stream and most certainly here to stay. Think of the leading names in grime, Stormzy, Skepta and Wiley. To the […]

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Features, Music

Opinion: David Bowie’s ‘First Day Covers’

The release of David Bowie’s ‘first day covers’ was particularly emotional for me. Receiving the envelope, creamy and expensive, evoked memories of my dad having the same experience of opening pristine first day covers that he has avidly collected throughout his whole life. The collection is comprised of stamps specifically commissioned by Royal Mail to represent the […]

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