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Parklife 2015 – An eclectic crowd for an eclectic lineup

Parklife 2015 – An eclectic crowd for an eclectic lineup

Early on Saturday morning, under the grey clouds of Manchester, thousands of people tossed away chugged cans of cider and entered the gates of Heaton park to make their yearly pilgrimage through mud baths, metal detectors and sniffer dogs, following the call of the throbbing bass to the infamous large // Read More

by × June 17, 2015 ×

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“I thought I was going to have a heart attack” – We saw The Vaccines at Concorde 2

“I thought I was going to have a heart attack” – We saw The Vaccines at Concorde 2

With extremely short notice, The Vaccines announced two intimate shows – Monday 19th January at Concorde 2 in Brighton and Tuesday 20th January at the Village Underground in London. I would be a fool to miss the show in Brighton, so I bought my ticket as soon as they went // Read More

by × January 30, 2015 ×

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Skate and Live: Gnarwolves end European tour in hometown

Skate and Live: Gnarwolves end European tour in hometown

The last gig of the Gnarwolves Europe tour 2014, on the 12th December at the Haunt in Brighton, was easily one of the best gigs I’d been to since summer’s end. Public Domain from Vienna opened the show, announcing that they were dedicating their set to a friend who had recently // Read More

by × December 22, 2014 ×

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“A true hip hop hero” – We saw Talib Kweli at The Haunt

“A true hip hop hero” – We saw Talib Kweli at The Haunt

On Tuesday 25th November, hip-hop sensation Talib Kweli came to town, performing at the very intimate venue – The Haunt. This gig was an experience like no other. From start to finish, it was like one big Brooklyn 90s warehouse rave; an event that should have not been missed. Opening // Read More

by × December 3, 2014 ×

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“Snap shots of things I was going through” – Verb T on his new album

“Snap shots of things I was going through” – Verb T on his new album

Since the release of ‘I Remain’ Verb T’s ever loyal fan base have been eagerly anticipating a follow up project. At long long last we have it. ‘Medicated Dreams’ is the story of Verb T’s own personal struggles with Crohn’s disease and the backlash of emotions that come taking regular medication // Read More

by × September 11, 2014 ×

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BoomTown 2014 – creative and still refreshingly non-commercial

BoomTown 2014 – creative and still refreshingly non-commercial

Once a year the Matterly Estate near Winchester is transformed into a vibrant metropolis of music and madness. BoomTown fair, now in its sixth year, is a festival like no other. Divided into nine districts, each themed to a particular style of music, BoomTown comes seasoned with a wide variety of flavours. Just like // Read More

by × August 18, 2014 ×

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“Infectious Stuff” – Why Seinabo Sey’s latest track is one for your Spotify playlist

“Infectious Stuff” – Why Seinabo Sey’s latest track is one for your Spotify playlist

The opening vocals on Seinabo Sey’s ‘Hard Time’ evokes memories of Moby’s vocal work on his quintessential 1999 ‘Play’ album. The saturated reverberation effects are key to this track, and are used rhythmically and melodically, allowing the driving bass to complement rather than dominate.

by × June 30, 2014 ×

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The inevitable return of 50 Cent – Our review of ‘Animal Ambition’.

The inevitable return of 50 Cent – Our review of ‘Animal Ambition’.

It has been a long time since I anticipated an album so highly. In my youth 50 Cent was just one of the people you listened to, it wasn’t a matter of choice you just did. After a definite lull in quality over the last few years however, Curtis Jackson // Read More

by × June 6, 2014 ×

Reviews

‘An Exceptional Standard’ – Standard Jam Presents: Roska/Dismantle

‘An Exceptional Standard’ – Standard Jam Presents: Roska/Dismantle

Overall, this was a highly pleasing event to have been invited to attend. Despite a few technical issues which we will get into a little later, the event ran smoothly and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. The event was moderately busy from the moment we arrived at around 11:45. To // Read More

by × May 28, 2014 ×