Lauren Jones, Music Editor, reviews The Calls’ third EP, Setting Sun.
Pink-worshipping, pop-fanatic feminists who spend all their time either on instagram or raving in each other’s bedrooms have a new divine ruler – her name, is Girli. 18-year-old Milly Toomey is a force of nature. At 13 she was a member of Youth Parliament for Camden council, speaking out against sexual harassment and trying to […]
Comparisons, when used to describe music, can often be a blessing or a curse. Those who are named in the same light as big stars are useful in grabbing the attention of an existing audience, but a prospect can often find themselves shackled to that artist. Hailing from the town of Chippenham, Wiltshire in the […]
With the festival season in full flow, T in the Park – although as muddy as a duck puddle – certainly did not disappoint. With Saturday headliner Calvin Harris less than an hour away, a friend and I stumbled upon (literally, after a few cans of Tennent’s) a smaller stage on the way to the […]
El Presidente DJ Katapila – Trotro (Awesome Tapes) Originally released in 2009 in Accra, Ghana, this album was snapped up by Awesome Tapes from Africa and re released this month – and for good reason. It features traditional Ghanaian influences alongside electronic drum beats to produce a new level of dance music. It is safe […]
The debut EP by Exeter graduate Henry Adams opens with strength and anticipation. Rich chords and a solid drum beat meet a short repeated piano riff to create a folky appeal on “Settle for the Same Thing”. Adams’ smooth voice is charming as he complains about blue screens, skinny jeans and Tories. The intro and […]
The Magic Gang EP 8 January 2016; Telharmonium The Magic Gang are a four-piece from Brighton specialising in the kind of Weezer-esque geek rock anthems that were always bound to gain them attention from magazines like NME and DIY. As well as this, the lead single from this EP, “Jasmine”, has been featured regularly on […]
Bangers Bird Bird, the third LP from Bangers truly captures the hyperactive determined energy that the band show during their live show on record more so than on their previous albums. Their first release recorded in a ‘proper’ studio, it seems that it has enhanced and enabled the band to reach new heights of punk-rock […]