‘He eagerly played the lead guitar whilst simultaneously thrashing a piano chord with his foot’ – A review of Jacob Collier’s Bristol concert
'With at least 12 different musical instruments on stage, Collier tirelessly leapt from one instrument to another across the stage'
Having shut last September, The Jam Factory will reopen with Thirst Bar as the new license holders. The former tenants who ran a restaurant,...
“The person in me was reduced to someone else’s interpretation”: In conversation with pop artist, Avanti Nagral
Avanti Nagral is many things. She classifies herself as a Rory Gilmore, an older sister, a pink flamingo, Taylor Swift’s album ‘Lover’, and a...
When the line-up for performers at Exeter College Ball was released, most did not know what to make of this ‘Steam Down’. A group...
'US-based pop-rock band The Strokes have encountered just about all of rock’s common killers. And yet, 22 years on from their first album, they are still here – and reportedly working on a seventh.'
'What is ‘polyphony’? I hear you cry. Why is it ‘choral’ and what makes it ‘ornamented’?'
'I write and recite these words on January the 2nd 2022, less than two years away from my proposed execution, which is scheduled to take place on November the 16th 2023.'
'What is there in our current pop landscape that could possibly have its roots in Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories?'
"An exemplary of the international force of genre-bending, experimental music, this album represents a kind of music in which boundaries are transgressed and influences intermingled, creating an intensely enjoyable, diverse listening experience."
"It takes a powerful vulnerability to shoulder the burdens and joys of helping others, through art or any other means. Welch does it beautifully"
"I’m convinced they have one true goal... to ensure that you have an obscene amount of fun"
"The Voëlvry artists clearly aimed to provide an example of a way to be both distinctly Afrikaans and disagree with the conservative government"
"RUSH! is proof that Måneskin’s stratospheric rise to prominence is backed up by more than just sex appeal and the glitzy glamour of Eurovision."