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Starter Pack: Modern Psychedelia

Having grown up in a very musical family, 60s-70s rock music has always been a big part of my life, especially the late 60s...
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Album Review: Blossoms – Cool Like You

In the last five years since their formation, Blossoms are emerging from a period where perhaps guitar-based bands that truly make an impact are...

Scoring the scene: When popular music and film soundtracks collide

One of the most interesting developments by way of film score composers in recent years, has been the scores performed by Radiohead guitarist and...
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The Brits: Past, Present and Future

This years Brits seemed to garner more attention than some in previous years, being dominated by Dua Lipa and Stormzy, who both took home...
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Lucky number 13 for Doctor Who?

Doctor Who has been somewhat of a mixed bag since the departure of Russell T. Davies in 2009, which began Steven Moffat's tenure as...
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Album Review: Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending

Franz Ferdinand, once one of the largest rock bands in the UK, have faded into relative obscurity in recent years. However, this did not...

Regular Records?

How often should an artist release a record? In the streaming era especially, this is up for debate. If we look back at some...
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Remember This? Hugo

Hugo is a bit of an oddball in Martin Scorsese’s canon of work. Audiences are most likely to associate Scorsese with dark brooding works...

Sounds Like the 70s: 40 Years of 1977’s Best Albums

As the Eagles gear up to belatedly commemorate Hotel California’s 40th anniversary, it is worth looking back at some of the other fantastic work...

Album Review: U2 – Songs of Experience

U2, whilst still huge on the live stage as evidenced by this year’s Joshua Tree 30th anniversary tour, have become something of a polarising...