George Ward reviews Sufjan Steven and Angelo de Augustine’s album A Beginner’s Mind.
Floris de Bruin reviews Sufjan Steven’s single with Angelo De Augustine, Reach Out.
Exeposé Music Writers discuss their top ten albums of the decade
It has been over two years since the release of Carrie and Lowell, the most sombre and deeply personal release of Sufjan Stevens’ career. It was also one of his most successful records too, both critically and commercially, with Exeposé giving it a perfect 5 out of 5. With this in mind, it should come […]
Oxford is subtly nestled in Britain’s music scene, yet its homegrown acts include Radiohead, Foals and more recently, BBC Introducing act Zurich. I chatted to Chris and Adrian about the group’s influences, favourite fellow Oxford groups and how they added mental health into their song topics. I’ve read on your website that you describe your music as ‘widescreen […]
People want to use hyphens when they describe the music they listen to. Rarely will you ask someone what kind of stuff they’re into and simply receive a reply of “rock” or “dance.” A growing complexity naturally comes with more sophisticated nomenclature, after all, and a snappy summary of exactly what the vibe of artist […]
FREAK-FOLK Freak-folk, as the name would suggest, is a mix of acoustic and typically folk instruments with some freaky vocals and lyrics. Usually there is a clear psychedelic influence, either in the music or on the artists themselves – I recommend looking at Sufjan Stevens 2010 performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon if […]
We like lists. If you like lists too, why not take a look at our favourite albums of 2015, or our favourite releases from Exeter and Devon? Below are a pick of the records that, simply put, we loved at first sight. Blur – The Magic Whip The musical quality resounding in Blur’s comeback album, […]
Music is inherently linked with Christmas, whether it’s Slade’s ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’ playing in the background of a DFS advert or listening to one of your flat mates blasting out Michael Bublé’s Christmas album in mid-November. It’s safe to say that festively themed music is everywhere at this time of year, and ever since the […]
Student summer ends in September. Usually after a soggy Solent adventure has climaxed feet-up in a pop-up Pringle tent, dressed as a Pirate (by morning you look more like Mr. Smee than Johnny Depp), but this mantra is all but ignoring one of the best kept secrets on the UK festival circuit, and Online Music Editor Tristan […]