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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: 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
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
10 up and coming bands from Yorkshire
Yorkshire is quickly becoming one of the best places for up and coming bands to play. Comprising over 200 venues, Leeds is the focal point of the mus...more
10 Reasons Why Halloween is the Most Indie Rock Holiday
Last week I returned to England after spending Thanksgiving in Toronto, because my life is richer and more interesting than yours. During dinner, ther...more
Preview: the Unsigned Music Awards 2016
Due to be presented by Laura Whitmore (MTV) and Chris Stark (BBC Radio One), on Thursday 27th October 2016 the Unsigned Music Awards will launch from...more
Ones to Watch at Simple Things 2016
As much of a staple on the autumnal streets of Bristol as mulled cider and hog roast; Simple Things 2016 returns on 22nd October with yet another kill...more