• Circus Wolves return with new track 'Judas' ahead of this weekend's homecoming gig
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    After debuting as Plastic Rabbits, and then releasing an EP in 2015 as Circus Wolves, the Manchester indie- rockers return to the music scene for another shot, releasing their...
    August 10, 2017
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  • Baby in Vain exercise restraint with moody new track 'Low Life'
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    From Baby in Vain, a band at the very top of my 'ones to watch' list, comes a very capable and promising track. Whilst I detest using the word...
    August 10, 2017
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  • Arcade Fire have turned to cynicism on new album Everything Now
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    I’ve never entirely agreed with the common suggestion that Arcade Fire are this generation’s U2. Of course there have always been some similarities between the two; both bands have...
    July 27, 2017
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  • Kindness and Inclusivity prevails at the GURLS TALK X COACH Festival
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    ‘Don’t compete with other women - other women are your allies’ was the main takeaway from the Gurls Talk x Coach Festival in association with Dazed. It’s 2017 and...
    July 16, 2017
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  • 20 Years on Missy Elliott’s ‘Supa Dupa Fly’ is as important as ever
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    Melissa Arnette Elliott was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, a city better-known for its ports and Civil War history than its contributions to hip-hop. But if you’d been watching MTV...
    July 15, 2017
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  • Tyler, The Creator proves he's at the top of his game with 'Who Dat Boy'
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        Tyler, the Creator returns with not one, but two new singles ahead of his third solo album Flower Boy. Whilst he's hardly been quiet since the 2015 release Cherry...
    July 14, 2017
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  • The Perfect Place to Lose your "Veginity"
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      Where?  Restaurant: Richmond Place South., Rear 26 Richmond Street South, Dublin 2, Ireland. Eat Yard: 9-10 South Richmond St, Dublin 2, Ireland When? Thurs-Sat 17:00-22:00 What? Veginity, vegan street food restaurant in Dublin With a permanent restaurant location,...
    July 10, 2017
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  • Las Tapas De Lola: A slice of Spain in the heart of Dublin
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        Where? 12 Wexford St, Dublin 2, D02 FK71, Ireland When? Mon-Thurs 17:00-22:30, Fri-Sun 17:00-23:00 What? Las Tapas De Lola, Spanish tapas restaurant A small gem in the heart of one of Dublin's busiest streets, this...
    July 3, 2017
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  • Samantha Urbani's new single is a masterwork of synthpop
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        This isn't a drill, it's really happening... Samantha Urbani finally dropped that long awaited and yearned for solo material. Honestly it's the single I've been waiting for since 2012,...
    June 30, 2017
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  • Imagine Dragons return from hiatus with a slice of accessible rock
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        Imagine Dragons - Evolve After a brief hiatus in 2016, Imagine Dragons have stormed back onto the rock scene with a new 11 track album, Evolve. On first listen, the...
    June 27, 2017
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  • Loz Campbell's 'Green Eyes' is a folk-rock tour-de-force
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        On her debut album Green Eyes, Loz Campbell hones in on her sound's inherent essence of folk-rock. Having toured her local festival circuit and gig scene for a few...
    June 24, 2017
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  • GURLS TALK x COACH FESTIVAL
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    ADWOA ABOAH CURATES A FESTIVAL OF FEMALE EMPOWERMENT WITH ‘GURLS TALK’ BROUGHT TO YOU BY COACH AND DAZED image: Coach Model and activist Adwoa Aboah founded Gurls Talk as a space...
    June 23, 2017
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  • GoldLink @ Heaven - 7/6/17
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    GoldLink’s sold-out Heaven headline show was a celebration of the US rapper’s fine back catalogue and ever-growing place in contemporary hip-hop. Support came from Ireland’s Hare Squead – previous GoldLink...
    June 15, 2017
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  • The Gold @ Borderline - 6 / 5 / 17
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    An underground hideaway, London's Borderline tonight is taken over by Essex six piece The Gold. Tonight's headliners, notably tipped for greatness by BBC Introducing, provide a high energy set...
    May 29, 2017
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  • 10 Years of 'Riot!': The Evolution of Paramore
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    Rachel Chandler talks through the evolution of Paramore's sound throughout their decade-long career I remember hearing a Paramore song for the first time. This is a sentence I don't say...
    May 24, 2017
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  • Hand sanitiser is creating superbugs, not destroying them
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    It’s 5.30pm. You’re on the tube, and it’s saturated with that damp warm air that marks the transition from spring to summer. Everyone is tired, grubby from traffic fumes...
    May 17, 2017
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  • Gorillaz continue to experiment on new album
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    Humanz sees Damon Albarn lead Gorillaz through an extended tour of contemporary musical genres Humanz is (ironically) the album name given to a band which is represented by 4 animated...
    May 14, 2017
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  • PREVIEW: Europe's largest student-run festival returns to Birmingham
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    Perhaps the most unexpected hotspot for the largest student-run festival in Europe, ValeFest returns to Edgbaston for its 13th year. A must-attend event in the student calendar, the festival is not...
    May 14, 2017
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  • Stone Sour release two new tracks ahead of their 6th studio album
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    Stone Sour serve up two new tracks that prove they are capable of commandeering both ends of the rock spectrum. Fabuless & Song #3 Almost a year ago I had the...
    May 13, 2017
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  • Revel in the dirtiest of burgers at Manchester's original ‘Almost Famous’
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    Almost Famous Where? 100-102 High Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1HP When? Mon-Thurs 17:00-22:00, Fri-Sat 12-23:00, Sun 12-22:00 What? Almost Famous Picture this. Gooey, melted cheddar, crispy, juicy chorizo and caramelised onions balance precariously...
    May 8, 2017
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  • FESTIVAL PREVIEW: GALA 2017
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    Stuck for something to do with your bank holiday? Gala festival is bringing the holy trinity of disco to the heart of South London for a day festival, with...
    May 6, 2017
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  • The Japanese House release the first taster from their upcoming EP
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    With an upcoming UK tour now fast approaching, it seemed only right that The Japanese House release the first song Saw You in a Dream from the forthcoming EP. Saw...
    May 6, 2017
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  • Festival Review: Live At Leeds 2017
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    Returning for its annual May bank holiday take over, Live At Leeds sets the city abuzz for Saturday's metropolitan festival. At 1pm already crowds are swarming in Leeds' student areas....
    May 5, 2017
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  • Palace prove there is still hope for woozy indie-blues at Shepherd's Bush Empire
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    The London-based four-piece wooed a crowd of 2,000 on the final date of their UK tour with their effortlessly charismatic indie-blues. Palace’s drummer, Matt Hodges, once said that their simmering, woozy...
    May 5, 2017
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