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A beginner’s guide to: Stormzy

  Everyone knows Stormzy. You know, the bloke that was on Sunday Brunch? Did that interview with Graham Norton once, makes grime music, but is also beloved by your gran, who thinks he ‘seems like a lovely chap’. What’s that, you haven’t heard of him? That’s a disaster, you’ve got // Read More

by × April 13, 2018 ×

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A beginner’s guide to: Gucci Mane

A beginner’s guide to: Gucci Mane

Here is a not at all exhaustive list of names Gucci Mane has been known by: Gucci Mane, Guwop, La Flare, Mr. Zone 6, Trap God, Radric Davis (but only if you’re his mother). Whilst collecting names, he’s also pioneered trap as a genre, elevated Migos to fame, been in // Read More

by × April 4, 2018 ×

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A beginner’s guide to: Wiley

A beginner’s guide to: Wiley

The originator himself, Wiley is widely regarded as the founder of grime, and the one who has done the most to ensure its continued existence. That being said, it doesn’t change the fact that he hardly ever performs anywhere he’s booked to play; Wiley once described himself as like the // Read More

by × March 26, 2018 ×

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Album Review: Migos – Culture II

Album Review: Migos – Culture II

Clocking in at an hour and 45 minutes long, Migos’ latest offering can hardly be accused of holding back on content. The problem is, a lot of the content on offer just isn’t that…good. The reason the original Culture became such a breakout hit for the trio was that they // Read More

by × February 6, 2018 ×

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5 smaller acts to catch at this year’s Wireless Festival

5 smaller acts to catch at this year’s Wireless Festival

Wireless have just announced the first wave of acts for this year’s festival and, judging by the fact it sold out in about three seconds, it’s a pretty good lineup. So you’ve got your tickets, you’re excited for Stormzy, can’t wait to shout ‘VERSACE’ 200 times when Migos perform, and // Read More

by × January 26, 2018 ×

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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 ×

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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 ×