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Ones to Watch in 2017
Is it just me, or has the fuss around end of year lists significantly decreased in the 2016-2017 crossover compared to previous years? It seems like ...more
12 Days of Christmas: Low Get Eerie with their 1999 Christmas EP
For most people, getting in the mood for Christmas comprises having a mince pie and putting some decorations up; for this bunch of melancholic music l...more
12 Days of Christmas: The Other Side of Christmas
For some of us, the forced jollity of the holiday season may be getting a bit too much. Christmas is a time for presents, but it's also a time for awk...more
12 Days of Christmas: Natalie McCool reflects on The Great Unknown, one of our Albums of 2016
Natalie McCool has created one of the albums of the year. It’s official. Her debut album The Great Unknown – which takes its name from fan favour...more
12 Days of Christmas: Albums of 2016 Writers’ Poll
It's been said often enough, but we'll say it again anyway: 2016 has been a terrible year for everyone involved. From political blunders to catastroph...more
12 Days of Christmas: Kayla Painter Explores the Ghosts of Christmas Past
I’ve never really engaged with end of year lists. This is partly because I find it overwhelming and stressful to try and consume a large amount of i...more
12 Days of Christmas: Albums of 2016 Deputy Editor’s Pick (Matthew Neale)
On the morning of 10th January 2016, I woke up alone in a 12-bed hostel dorm in Prague. By the time I'd stumbled downstairs to breakfast, I already ...more
12 Days of Christmas: Albums of 2016 Editor’s Pick (Tiffany Daniels)
I don’t need to tell you that 2016 has been one hell of a year. I don’t need to list all of the great talent that we’ve lost, nor do I need to l...more
12 Days of Christmas: Top 10 Punk Rock Christmas Songs
It's that time of year again, when you have to suffer turkey, presents and uncomfortable conversations with family members you only see once a year. ...more
12 Days of Christmas: It’s the Most Wonderfully Acoustic Time of Year
There are few things more Christmas-y than settling down for an intimate performance in a space that lends itself to good acoustics and a communal fee...more