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Ones to Watch at Primavera Sound 2017
As has ever been the case, you could very easily take care of your gig needs for the whole year at Primavera Sound 2017. It’s certainly very possibl...more
Top 10 Campfire Songs
Let's not underestimate the skill involved in writing the perfect campfire song. It's a fine art. Whether you want to cajole your fellow campers into ...more
Ones to Watch at Field Day 2017
Field Day is always a favourite among the millennials / young crowd / whatever you want to call them, bringing the village fete ideal to London. And g...more
Five Women Who Are Going to Own Parklife 2017
Manchester's Parklife festival is no stranger to big names, but even they may have outdone themselves this year. What other inner-city festival could ...more
Ones to Watch at Dot to Dot 2017
I've noticed that whenever Bristol is mentioned during an interview with an international act, the artists slightly lose their shit. A wild-eyed glee...more
Top 10 Songs to Help You Sleep
These days - or nights, I suppose - I spend more time listening to music while I'm asleep than I do in waking hours. I can't recall exactly when it be...more
Top 10 Songs about Black and Gold
Sparkles. We all love them, right? There are few things better in life than wearing inappropriately glittery clothes, with the small but mighty exc...more
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: 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: 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