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The Gig That Shaped Me: Mogwai
As a yearly dweller of Latitude Festival, I’ve seen some absolute corkers perform at Henham Park: the shouty indie rock of The Twilight Sad, Thom ...more
Ones to Watch at Live At Leeds 2016
To start on a negative note, one of the worst things about inner city festivals and showcases is the trudge between venues and the inevitable let down...more
This Digital State: How the Physical Format’s Dead on its Feet
With Record Store Day approaching its 9th year, it would be easy to assume the listening world is willing to embrace music in a physical format once...more
Top 10 Songs For Getting Up In The Morning
Picture this: it’s a Sunday morning and you’re slightly hungover in bed, with mascara and eyeliner still in situ and smeared on said bed. You’r...more
Top 10 Boy Next Door Songs
Love and distance correlate to an extent most palpable by those who have experienced the two extremes: long distance relationships, and boy next-door ...more
In Defence of the Album Review
There's been much debate recently regarding how relevant the album review is in the 21st Century. The accessibility of streaming services such as Spo...more
A Day in the Life of an Independent Musician
I wake up to the sound of gurgling waterfalls, tinkling bells and chirping birds. I’ve always hated alarms, but this ringtone my wife found on her...more
Top 10 Songs to Help You Form an Opinion on Brexit
There was a time when ‘Brexit’ was just something nice to put on toast as an alternative to Marmite, but now its meaning has been drastically re-a...more
The Healing Powers of the Music You Listen To
We've all self-prescribed soothing music to help heal anything from a wandering mind to a broken heart. However, the extent of the healing powers of ...more
On Fingers Broken Long Ago: a Jenny Lewis Retrospective
Let's get together and talk about the modern age. In 1978, harmonica player Eddie Gordon walks out on his Las Vegas family band, primarily a duo wi...more