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Shed Seven: Where Are They Now?

November 28, 2013 2:25 pm0 comments

Probably the greatest export ever to leave the City of York since the Terry’s Chocolate Orange, Britpop sensations Shed Seven blazed a trail across the United Kingdom and beyond throughout the 1990s, bringing about drunken singalong after drunken singalong with hits including the seminal ‘Chasing Rainbows’. As any true Shed […]

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ENO’s The Magic Flute

October 28, 2013 2:10 pm0 comments

The English National Opera is bringing a new production to the stage in the form of The Magic Flute. Whilst this opera has been performed with great popularity in the past, the new production will contain some notable differences. The orchestra will be completely visible to the audience allowing viewers […]

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Live Review: Your Favorite Enemies at Water Rats, London, 21/10/13

October 24, 2013 10:00 am0 comments
Live Review: Your Favorite Enemies at Water Rats, London, 21/10/13

  Last week the roof of famous London music venue ‘The Water Rats’ collapsed and, tonight, Canadian rock band ‘Your Favorite Enemies’ are doing their best to bring it down again. After six years, the group are making their long-awaited return to one of their favourite cities. This is the […]

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Music album review: The Bones of What You Believe by CHVRCHES

October 16, 2013 6:30 pm1 comment
Music album review: The Bones of What You Believe by CHVRCHES

Electro pop Scottish trio from Glasgow, CHVRCHES have finally released their long awaited debut album The Bones of What You Believe. Kicking it off with a single that they released last year, The Mother We Share is a palatial mix of sparkly synths and hard hitting percussion. The tune hooks […]

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Five for Fighting – Bookmarks (Album Review)

October 14, 2013 7:32 pm0 comments
Five for Fighting – Bookmarks (Album Review)

Five for Fighting are back with their sixth album Bookmarks,  and what an album it is. Frontman John Ondrasik has proven once again his prowess when it comes to soft rock and catchy songs that will stay in your head for days to come. Ondrasik continues the piano-led theme of […]

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Tom Newnham: Putting Creativity Before Disability

October 7, 2013 2:44 pm0 comments
Tom Newnham: Putting Creativity Before Disability

Talent isn’t something to be taken for granted. It’s amazing what can be uncovered about someone or even oneself, once you accept you’re under construction and still making progress. Combined with personality and character it stays with you, as long as you hold on to it. Not to sound arrogant, […]

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The 27 Club: What Would They Have Done?

September 25, 2013 9:56 am6 comments
The 27 Club: What Would They Have Done?

Like any highly-exclusive members only club, those who want in have to fit a particularly strict criteria – in this case, it involves talent, fame, sex, excess and death. Many musical enigmas have been inducted into the legendarily infamous ’27 Club’ over the past five decades, including the likes of […]

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The 1975 – Debut Album

September 24, 2013 7:17 pm0 comments
The 1975 – Debut Album

The band’s highest charting single to date, the effervescent ‘Chocolate’, has been playing on radio airwaves since early Spring. It is optimistic, youthful, cheeky – “call it a spliff…we’re never gonna quit it”, and the kind of song characterized by a damn good road-trip. It is the jewel in the […]

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