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The Ten Most Anticipated Performances of Primavera Sound Festival 2017

The Ten Most Anticipated Performances of Primavera Sound Festival 2017

Now on its seventeenth edition, the festival has expanded to become one of the most celebrated and renowned festivals in the world, as well as becoming a hub for the industry to explore ideas and...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th May 2017

Arca - Arca Album Review

Arca - Arca Album Review

Alejandro Ghersi has gained a considerable amount of production credits throughout the years ranging from Kanye West, FKA Twigs and Bjork making him one of the most sought after producers in the modern day. Renowned...

Review posted on 26th April 2017

The XX - I See You Album Review

The XX - I See You Album Review

The importance of The xx's self-titled debut album cannot be understated. It subliminally influenced lyrical and musical aspects of pop music, as well as the 'haunting' atmosphere of pop music. The intense, youthful and in...

Review posted on 19th January 2017

D.D. Dumbo - Utopia Defeated Album Review

D.D. Dumbo - Utopia Defeated Album Review

It's been three years since Oliver Perry; AKA D.D. Dumbo released his self-recorded debut EP, Tropical Oceans. An EP which was a wonderful four-song-set of lo-fi blues and deconstructed pop. It was an exciting listen...

Review posted on 8th December 2016

Pixies - Brixton Academy, 28th November 2016 Live Review

Pixies - Brixton Academy, 28th November 2016 Live Review

It's easy to forget that Pixies ever were a band that left the circuit. However, their 2004 reunion tour proved to the world that a band could come back and return to mass fan appeal....

Review posted on 2nd December 2016

Savages - Brixton Academy 25.11.2016 Live Review

Savages - Brixton Academy 25.11.2016 Live Review

Savages are one of the most exciting contemporary post-punk bands knocking around at the moment. After a relentless tour supporting their most recent album Adore Life released earlier this year, they arrive at Brixton Academy...

Review posted on 30th November 2016

Lady Gaga - Joanne Album Review

Lady Gaga - Joanne Album Review

Lady Gaga has always managed to stay within the public consciousness due to her outlandish aesthetic, fantastical live performances and unusual and queer comments. However, most importantly her previous albums (particularly The Fame Monster and...

Review posted on 30th November 2016

Anohni - Hopelessness Album Review

Anohni - Hopelessness Album Review

Anohni's (of Antony and the Johnson's fame) debut album as a solo artist, 'Hopelessness', is one of the most beautifully arresting albums of the year so far. It's unashamedly political, self-reflective, deliciously ironic and at...

Review posted on 30th June 2016

Primavera Sound Festival 2016 - Live Review

Primavera Sound Festival 2016 - Live Review

Thursday: As you walk the steady incline up to the festival site, chatter sparks from all directions from your fellow festival-goers as you reach the first gate to pass through. Swallowed by the atmosphere, you...

Review posted on 22nd June 2016

Preview of Primavera Sound Festival 2016

Preview of Primavera Sound Festival 2016

Situated in Barcelona at Parc del Forum by the seaside, it's garnered international acclaim for obtaining some of the most diverse line-ups in the circuit, accommodating for some of the most iconic and internationally known...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 17th May 2016

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool Album Review

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool Album Review

The longevity of Radiohead comes from their willingness to experiment throughout their career, and with that earnest dedication to creativity both through their music, their distribution methods (which have become revolutionary) and how they promote...

Review posted on 12th May 2016

James Blake - The Colour in Anything Album Review

James Blake - The Colour in Anything Album Review

It feels like no coincidence that the recent heatwave we've had in the UK is met with rain clouds and grey skies upon the release of James Blake's third album 'The Colour in Anything'. An...

Review posted on 11th May 2016

Primavera Sound Festival: Newly Formed Club 'Beach Hut' Bring Electronic Music To The Festival For The First Time

Primavera Sound Festival: Newly Formed Club 'Beach Hut' Bring Electronic Music To The Festival For The First Time

Since beginning in 2001 with an audience capacity of 8,000, it has grown exponentially to 190,000 for the 2016 outing. With that expansion comes some exciting additions to what the organisers have put in place...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th May 2016

Floating Points - Electric Brixton - 11.02.2016 Live Review

Floating Points - Electric Brixton - 11.02.2016 Live Review

Following the half-decade work that has been released under the guise of Sam Shepherd's Floating Points, it's interesting that the coy and ethereal Elaenia was his debut album. It is a teasingly dream-like post-rave affair,...

Review posted on 16th February 2016

Massive Attack - Ritual Spirit - EP Review

Massive Attack - Ritual Spirit - EP Review

Trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack have returned with a tantalising release after roughly 6 years since their gorgeous album 'Heligoland' released back in 2010. 'Ritual Spirit' is their first release of 2016, with the expectation of...

Review posted on 3rd February 2016

Savages - Adore Life Album Review

Savages - Adore Life Album Review

Savages arrived with Silence Yourself in 2013 and with that one of the most critically acclaimed debut albums of the year. It was concise and professional in its scope, presentation and manifesto which translated well...

Review posted on 28th January 2016

Daughter - Not To Disappear Album Review

Daughter - Not To Disappear Album Review

Entering the scene in 2011 with the EP's His Young Heart and The Wild Youth before signing with 4AD in 2012, Daughter have managed to really cause a stir since their debut album If You...

Review posted on 18th January 2016

David Bowie - Blackstar Album Review

David Bowie - Blackstar Album Review

Three years ago the world was unexpectedly gifted the self-reflective and nostalgic first single of David Bowie's 24th studio album The Next Day, a wonderful track titled Where Are We Now? The album, love it...

Review posted on 8th January 2016

Jennylee - Right On! Album Review

Jennylee - Right On! Album Review

Jennylee Lindberg, the bassist of understated post-punk maestro's Warpaint has ventured out into solo territory, however not very far, with her debut album "right on!". Jennylee's debut solo attempt, is a clutching of her parent...

Review posted on 8th January 2016

Father John Misty - Plug, Sheffield, 26th October 2015 Live Review

Father John Misty - Plug, Sheffield, 26th October 2015 Live Review

Josh Tillman, better known as his cool, charismatic, sarcastic and relentlessly sexy alter-ego Father John Misty is currently embarking on his tour for his second album I Love You, Honeybear. Released in February of this...

Review posted on 29th October 2015

Jennylee - 'Never' Single Review

Jennylee - 'Never' Single Review

Jenny Lee Lindberg, established bassist of the phenomenal Warpaint had revealed earlier this year her plans to release a solo effort. It will be done so under the moniker jennylee with the record titled right...

Review posted on 23rd October 2015

Beach House - Thank Your Lucky Stars Album Review

Beach House - Thank Your Lucky Stars Album Review

Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand have returned much faster than anticipated with their sixth album 'Thank Your Lucky Stars'; an album no one expected considering the steady output Beach House have had over their...

Review posted on 20th October 2015

Air Waves - Parting Glances Album Review

Air Waves - Parting Glances Album Review

After a five year wait from the heart-warming indie-pop of Air Waves' debut album 'Dungeon Dots', singer-songwriter Nicole Schneit and Co. return with 'Parting Glances', named after the 1986 film starring Steve Buscemi as a...

Review posted on 19th October 2015

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