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Lydia Stephens ponders why melancholic Christmas songs like 'Fairytale of New York' and 'Last Christmas' are often the most successful

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Ollie Webb reflects on 'one of the best albums of 2017' - Mac DeMarco’s This Old Dog, which explores themes of old age and his relationship with his father.

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Ollie Braddy discusses 'brexit pop' and the London music scene with singer-songwriter Matt Maltese

Lucy Rose enraptures and comforts her audience in Oxford

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Memorable sax solos and individual flair at the Varsity jazz-off

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Joe Bavs reminisces on an experimental classic

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The ‘new’ jazz must be seen as well as heard

The latest offering from the 'new' Jazz scene is an innovative success, writes Harriet Davis

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