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‘Spectacular throughout’: OUO at the Sheldonian- review

"The Sheldonian Theatre was treated on Saturday of 4th week to a display by some of the University’s best musical talent."

Five Songs for the Fifth Week Blues

"I believe that music makes a lot of things in life better. Fifth week at Oxford is no exception."

Forget Her Not: Rediscovering Women in Music- Week 1

At fifteen, I was fully and completely obsessed with the Californian soul/alternative R&B/jazz/funk band...

Grammys 2024: Reflection of Profitability or Recognition of Artistry?

The 2024 Grammys were everything they should be: glamorous, monumental, and of course, controversial. Taylor...

Cherwell Introducing: Zahra

In our Introducing series, Cherwell will be bringing you the best up and coming artists in Oxford. This week, Joseph interviewed Zahra.

‘Spectacular throughout’: OUO at the Sheldonian- review

"The Sheldonian Theatre was treated on Saturday of 4th week to a display by some of the University’s best musical talent."

Five Songs for the Fifth Week Blues

"I believe that music makes a lot of things in life better. Fifth week at Oxford is no exception."

Forget Her Not: Rediscovering Women in Music- Week 1

At fifteen, I was fully and completely obsessed with the Californian soul/alternative R&B/jazz/funk band The Internet. It is for this reason that I can...

Grammys 2024: Reflection of Profitability or Recognition of Artistry?

The 2024 Grammys were everything they should be: glamorous, monumental, and of course, controversial. Taylor Swift has made history by becoming the first artist to...

Cherwell Introducing: Zahra

In our Introducing series, Cherwell will be bringing you the best up and coming artists in Oxford. This week, Joseph interviewed Zahra.

Cherwell Introducing: Zahra

In our Introducing series, Cherwell will be bringing you the best up and coming artists in Oxford. This week, Joseph interviewed Zahra.

Forget her not: Rediscovering women in music: Week 0

"Stumbling upon Fiona Apple’s 1999 album When The Pawn… actually inspired the concept of this column."

Bands to Watch Out For in 2024

"As the new year unfolds there is no better time to expand your music taste and explore genres and artists that you may not otherwise have chosen to listen to"

The Queer Pop Perfection of Chappell Roan 

"Chappell Roan is the newest pop star who is quickly rising through the ranks, and charts; she is confident, queer, and bold."

Why Don’t We Have Any ‘Mega Popstars’ Anymore? 

This August, Billboard released an article asking the question: where have all our mega popstars from the 2000s and early 2010s gone? It was...

Noah Kahan: Music Sensation or One-Album Wonder?

I know very little about music. A vast amount of my Spotify wrapped includes Taylor Swift (about whom I know a lot), and what...

Loyle Carner: A new poignant, personal, and political voice of rap

Loyle Carner’s 2022 album Hugo openly grapples with his heritage and identity, his performances openly discuss climate change and racism, and he even samples...

Manele: the controversy around Romani music in Romania

Manele is a modern form of Romani (or Roma) music in Romania. Using traditional Romani instruments and sounds, it also fuses other genres from...

Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Guts’: A Lament on Girlhood

In light of the immense success of her debut album Sour, Rodrigo's latest project, Guts, emerges as a compelling narrative continuation. This sophomore release...

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