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We saw Mac DeMarco live at The Old Market

We saw Mac DeMarco live at The Old Market

On Monday evening Mac DeMarco and his band gave a brilliant and encapsulating performance at the Old Market in Hove. Despite standing next to a guy wearing a floral “Hype” t-shirt who kept shouting “Fuck the new songs! The new songs are the suckiest!” it was a very enjoyable evening. // Read More

by × May 29, 2014 ×

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“Indie/funk/jazz guitar” – Mac Demarco at The Old Market – 19/05/2014

“Indie/funk/jazz guitar” – Mac Demarco at The Old Market – 19/05/2014

This coming Monday the Old Market in Hove will play host a unique indie/funk/jazz guitar fusion gig. Canadian singer songwriter Mac Demarco has recently risen to mainstream success with his third (and brilliant) album “Salad Days”.  Releasing music since 2009 under the name “Make Out Video Tape”, Mac blends elements of indie, // Read More

by × May 17, 2014 ×

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Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron – Review

Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron – Review

School Boy Q is a big name in the hip hop world at the moment, releasing his first mix tape entitled “ScHoolBoy Turned Hustla” in 2008 and dropping his first independent album “Setbacks” in 2011 and following it up with “Habits and Contradictions” over a year later, all of which // Read More

by × April 12, 2014 ×

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What was wrong with the NME awards this year!

What was wrong with the NME awards this year!

Last Wednesday evening everyone who’s anyone in the indie music scene descended upon the O2 Academy for this year’s NME awards. An evening where those in the scene are praised and awarded for their contributions, with awards ranging from Best New Band to the coveted God Like Genius award.

by × March 5, 2014 ×

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An Introduction to the Art of Delilah Holiday

An Introduction to the Art of Delilah Holiday

Delilah Holiday started off drawing death scenes containing her primary school teachers and has since gone on to hone her artistic skills and desire to draw into becoming a successful and innovative artist.

by × February 5, 2014 ×

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Yung Talent – Three young artists who’ve contributed more than me.

Yung Talent – Three young artists who’ve contributed more than me.

King Krule King Krule (formally known as Zoo Kid) has been on the scene since 2010, providing his very unique guitar orientated mellow sound. He released his first single “Out Getting Ribs” on House Anxiety records in April 2010 and since then has gone on to release several EPs and // Read More

by × January 29, 2014 ×

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A Brief Introduction To: Morning Smoke

A Brief Introduction To: Morning Smoke

Melancholic Brighton four piece, Morning Smoke, are breathing a breath of fresh air into the Brighton indie scene. Paying homage to the single note riffs and reverberated guitar sounds that the scene is known for, whilst adding their own original brand of dark dream pop and shoe gaze. The band // Read More

by × December 10, 2013 ×

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A Less Obvious Reason Why Terry Richardson Sucks

A Less Obvious Reason Why Terry Richardson Sucks

It seems like every publication nowadays seems to have something to say about “fashion photographer” Terry Richardson. The majority of what’s being said recently is about his twisted sexual appetite, with claims coming from models and assistant photographers that make Richardson a straight up sex criminal. But aside from being way // Read More

by × November 30, 2013 ×

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A Brief Introduction To: Skinny Girl Diet

A Brief Introduction To: Skinny Girl Diet

Skinny Girl Diet are a three piece garage punk band from London who have recently shot to stardom in the alternative scene with their riff heavy aggressive blend of punk and garage rock. The band was formed in 2011 in Camden, where they started to dominate the local pub and // Read More

by × November 16, 2013 ×