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Lana Del Ray: Chemtrails Over The Country Club

★★★★ CW: ableism Lana Del Rey’s latest release is ‘Chemtrails Over the Country Club’, the second single from her upcoming album of the same name. Meant to be released in September, it has now been delayed to March. Lana has been the subject of a lot of controversy of late, most recently with regards to […]

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Blossoms’ new album is a cheesy ‘celebration of love’

From their beginnings as a small guitar band from Stockport, Blossoms have grown to be at the forefront of the indie scene. Foolish Loving Spaces follows their synth rock self-titled debut album and Cool Like You, an electro-driven record, and sets them in a new direction towards pop while retaining subtle elements of other genres […]

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‘Junk Food’ shows Easy Life have a promising future ahead

Four stars. Hailing from Leicester, five-piece band Easy Life have had an astronomically rapid rise; having formed in 2017, they played Coachella last summer before even having released their first album, an unusual feat for a British band. Their newest release, the band’s third mixtape, only confirms their place as one of RnB’s most up-and-coming […]

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Albums of the Year 2019: GINGER – BROCKHAMPTON

BROCKHAMPTON’s 5th album, GINGER deals with the aftermath of band member Ameer Vann’s exit following sexual misconduct allegations, which interrupted the band’s rapid release of 4 albums in 16 months. GINGER proves the band may have come out stronger for it. Its strength lies in its continuity with their previous albums with regards to dealing […]

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Albums of the Year 2019: Clairo – Immunity

Clairo’s early career suffered from accusations of being an industry plant, and whilst this is easily disputed, the authenticity of her sound was clouded by collaborations on her EP diary 001 and her work with producers such as SG Lewis, where her lyrical skill and ability to work across through different genres was overshadowed, only […]

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The Academic descend upon SWG3

The upstairs room of SWG3 in Glasgow fills up with a crowd anticipating Irish indie rock band The Academic’s sold out show as the sounds of dark rock tunes from fellow Irish singer-songwriter Wolff sets the mood. This was a pleasant if slow start to the evening, although a change of pace arrived as the […]