Other-worldly references in song have frequently been used to express more corporeal pre-occupations. Whether it’s ruminating on lost or broken relationships, unfulfilled possibilities, broader social malaise or just wistful navel-gazing, the supernatural provides that compelling image that draws the listener in. Typically employing the concept of the ghost, or a […]
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The Verb’s outstanding 2014 Triton is positively inextricable in its captivating, vigorous display of intricacy and emotionally raw output. The first official release from the acoustic-cum-tech project, Triton blasts us with driving, heavy beats, striking chord progressions and deliciously noisy synth leads and ambientscapes, complimented with occasional bouts of sullen […]Read more ›
19 Year old Singer/Songwriter Holly Drummond who has already been described as a female Damien Rice, starting her music career at the age of 15 by uploading videos to YouTube. Her cover of Alejandro by Lady Gaga was welcomed with open arms and this was the first step on her […]Read more ›
“Even now that we’re all grown ups,” announces Jarvis Cocker to a sold out Motorpoint Arena, “we still get scared when we come play Sheffield.” The city, which he later explains, holds a special place in his heart and is the foundation and inspiration for so many of Pulp’s […]Read more ›
The League of Gentlemen, a comedy show so exquisitely entwined with horror, it seems to ingratiate itself into the very fibres of the subconscious. ‘What on Earth did I just watch?’ seems to be a fairly corporate reaction, and the truth is that there is no real way of describing […]Read more ›