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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
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
How Stranger Things Turned Your Childhood Soundtracks Upside Down
Whether it’s Ennio Morricone’s stunning Western soundscapes in The Good The Bad & The Ugly, the violent strings of the shower scene in Alfred...more