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Live Review: Mac Demarco at the Brighton Dome – 27 November

Mac’s back, baby. The Canadian flannel shirt magnet played his first Brighton show since 2014 at The Dome on 27 November, and things got a little bit…weird. It’s immediately clear he’s on top form. The sound, bolstered with the help of a live band, easily filling the venue. Opener ‘On The // Read More

by × December 6, 2017 ×

Articles, Interviews, Music

Time of their LIFE – we catch up with Hull’s finest

Time of their LIFE – we catch up with Hull’s finest

A debut album, multiple festival slots, a tour supporting Nadine Shah, the list goes on. Needless to say LIFE have been a little bit busy of late, and that’s before you factor in working full time at a youth charity. We caught up with Mez, lead singer and frontman of // Read More

by × November 28, 2017 ×

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Preview: Mac DeMarco

Preview: Mac DeMarco

For someone routinely described as a slacker, Mac DeMarco sure gets things done. This year alone he’s released new album This Old Dog, headlined End of the Road festival and played two completely sold out shows at O2 Academy Brixton. Now he’s back again for a November tour which stretches // Read More

by × November 6, 2017 ×

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Knucks and WizzyWow team up and head to Southern France for new song “Cannes”

Knucks and WizzyWow team up and head to Southern France for new song “Cannes”

Knucks started producing music before he was rapping, even making beats for people like Fekky. So what does it take for him to hand over the reins? Two grammy nominations can’t hurt, which is exactly what producer WizzyWow brings to the table. The result can be heard on new track // Read More

by × August 10, 2017 ×

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Animal House at The Hope & Ruin

Animal House at The Hope & Ruin

Australia may not be known for its cowboys, but that news doesn’t seem to have reached the ears of Animal House. The band come on in spurs, stetsons and questionable shirts, firing pound shop pistols and sharing the stage with cacti made from fairy lights. It’s a sight to behold, // Read More

by × August 7, 2017 ×

Articles, Music

The Month In Grime – July

The Month In Grime – July

Neffa T – White Peach EP It seems this year that White Peach can do no wrong, hitting fire release after fire release. The next project to drop comes from the notoriously rapid DJ Neffa T. His uniquely old school arrangement style works wonders in the creation of the three // Read More

by × August 1, 2017 ×

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10 moments that changed grime forever

10 moments that changed grime forever

With Stormzy’s debut album topping the charts and Boy Better Know headlining The Other Stage at Glastonbury, it’s safe to say that grime is back in a big way. But how did it get from ‘I Luv U’ to ‘Rolex Sweep’ and back again? We’ve picked out ten moments that // Read More

by × July 14, 2017 ×

Articles, Music

The Month In Grime – June

The Month In Grime – June

It’s been yet another jam-packed month for grime. As a genre, it’s really difficult to think of a time that grime has been more popular around the country, with so many artists performing at the UK’s biggest festivals and even making a serious impact on people’s political opinions. As per // Read More

by × July 3, 2017 ×

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Strange Cages ooze out into the light on their new EP “The Cracks”

Strange Cages ooze out into the light on their new EP “The Cracks”

Brighton sleaze-rock connoisseurs Strange Cages have just dropped their new EP “The Cracks”, a slice of psychedelic-meets-psychosis that could happily soundtrack a Hammer Horror reboot. Strange Cages have always borrowed a lot from cult heroes The Cramps, but the selection of tracks on offer here push further away from this // Read More

by × June 26, 2017 ×