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20 Acts to see at this year’s Great Escape Festival (2/4)

20 Acts to see at this year’s Great Escape Festival (2/4)

You’ve had a whole week to listen to the five acts we recommended for The Great Escape, so if you’ve done that then well done. If you haven’t then we aren’t angry, we’re just disappointed. But don’t worry, here’s five more you can check out to make up for it! // Read More

by × April 29, 2017 ×

Articles, Music, What's On

20 Acts to see at this year’s Great Escape Festival (1/4)

20 Acts to see at this year’s Great Escape Festival (1/4)

The Great Escape is all about new music. Sure, there are bands like Slaves playing, but they’re just to sell tickets to the unassuming. Dig deeper and it’s all sweet, sweet new music. “But I don’t know any new music!” We hear you wail, wiping your dribbling nose on the sleeve // Read More

by × April 20, 2017 ×

Articles, Music, Reviews

Sweetmates drop a four track Disco Turd, and it sounds great

Sweetmates drop a four track Disco Turd, and it sounds great

    Just when you thought your summer wasn’t going to have a soundtrack, Sweetmates have dropped their debut EP, and it’s a banger. Combining the house-inspired electronic drums of producer Declan Rogers with singer/guitarist Sam Bunker’s emotional lyricism, Disco Turd manages to straddle the indie/electro divide like it’s the // Read More

by × April 1, 2017 ×

Music

Jordan Comolli has just dropped a banger

Jordan Comolli has just dropped a banger

Young Brightonian Jordan Comolli first came to my attention a couple of years back when he released Paranormal on Hucci’s label Veyron Arche. Since then, he has been releasing some great music and has played shows in Canada, Germany, Greece, Poland and of course here in the UK. 4U is JC’s // Read More

by × March 14, 2017 ×

Music

The Month In Grime – February

The Month In Grime – February

It’s been a big month. One of the most influential grime artists of all time finally released his debut album, new releases from nearly all of the big hitters and plenty of other goodies to go with it.

by × February 28, 2017 ×

Articles, Music

The top 5 ad libs in grime

The top 5 ad libs in grime

  Ad libs are weird, let’s get that out of the way first. Evolving from phrases like “uh-huh” or “yeah” designed to fill spaces between lines, today’s ad libs are a hell of a lot more creative. US rappers like 2 Chainz and Lil Jon are almost more famous for // Read More

by × February 23, 2017 ×