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    how i’m feeling now: Hyper-Pop Masterpiece for the Lockdown Generation

    Charli XCX’s lockdown productivity is putting us all to shame. On the 6th of April she announced to fans via a public Zoom meeting that...

    Review: The 1975’s ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’

    Notes on a Conditional Form, the fourth studio album by The 1975, has created its own chaotic history even before its release. The band’s latest record...

    Historical Opera: A Primer

    The ancient Greeks were so moved by music that in their mythological conception, the father of songs, Orpheus, could move even the rocks. In less fanciful...

    Songs of a Pride Cancelled

    Pride 2020, which was supposed to be a celebration of our place in the world looking forward to liberation for even more LGBT+ people...

    Streaming and the seismic shift in music release formats

    Like many of us quietly fascinated with Matty Healy’s prolific output, I recently put in a shift to listen through The 1975’s sprawling new album Notes...

    ‘Don’t Walk Away in Silence’: Ian Curtis Remembered

    Monday 18th May marked forty years since Ian Curtis, the lead singer of Joy Division, took his own life by hanging himself in his...

    The New Music Celebrity

    The glossy pages of the likes of NME and Rolling Stone were pored over by music aficionados in the past, hoping for a snippet of the intent of...

    “Ladies, ladies, ladies, ladies” – the women at the forefront of...

    My initial self-isolation playlist contained what I thought I would want to listen to during this indoor period - wistful folk-rock and simmering ambient, the types...

    “It’s Not a Phase, Mom!” – In Defence of Teenage Clichés

    “I’m not like other girls,” comes the mocking cry from my little sister across the kitchen table – a phrase I’m pretty sure I’ve never actually...

    A Love Letter to Eurovision

    I first discovered Eurovision in 2015. Idly flicking through the TV channels one fateful night, I stumbled onto the largest, glitteriest, and most confusing music competition on...