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DEBATE: Punk is Dead. How do we treat the remains?

Lucas Galley-Greenwood: Traditional Burial As has been highly publicised recently, Joe Corre,  the son of Punks power couple Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood has announced that he will be burning £5 million worth of Punk memorabilia from his personal collection. This will take place in Camden Town on November 26th as a grand protest largely against […]

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Jeff Buckley – You And I

Jeff Buckley – You and I Posthumous releases are a source of constant controversy in music. They often split opinion between fans who consider them attempts by labels and family relatives of the deceased to financially gain from the hidden gems of the artist, and the fans who are in constant search of the aforementioned […]

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Big Ups – Before A Million Universes

Big Up’s debut album Eighteen Hours Of Static was a pummeling half an hour of punk and post-hardcore that took fans of the scene on a nostalgia trip right back to the early 90’s. There is no hiding from the sonic similarities of Big Ups to the likes of Fugazi, Slint, Bleach era Nirvana and […]

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Jazz Club Time Machine

Far from what you may usually expect from Bristo Square’s familiar Potterow, Jazz Club Time Machine featured some of the most talented musicians and singers that the university has to offer, for several hours of exceptionally well-performed live music. Treating several hundred lucky attendees to some excellent jazz, Soul, Latin and Pop numbers from 1920’s […]

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The supply and demand of Kendrick’s untitled unmastered.

Kendrick Lamar’s Section. 80, good kid, m.A.A. city, To Pimp A Butterfly, as music fans we are currently living in an age of one of the most frighteningly consistent artists of our time. Every album – and this will be subject to debate for years to come – better than the last, every release creating […]

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Animaal Collective – Painting With

Painting With is the tenth studio album of experimental pop veterans Animal Collective. Comprising of Avey Tare (David Portner), Panda Bear (Noah Lennox), Brian Weltz (Geologist) and Deakin (Josh Dibb), the band are another stand out group in the modern day reemergence of psychedelic music. However, if Tame Impala are the more commercially popular and fresher […]

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Young Thug – I’m Up

Over the past decade the capital of the US state of Georgia, has taken on the titles of “Black Hollywood” and “Black Mecca”. The city’s success, particularly in the entertainment industry, can be partly attributed to the fast growth of the Trap rap scene. In the early 2000’s the scene was dominated by Gucci Mane before […]

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Savages – Adore Life

Savages Silence Yourself was heralded as one of the best rock albums to come out of 2013. The all female London-based group found success largely in punk-revivalist ideals. Jagged guitar riffs and a pummeling bass and drum combination formed the bedrock for frontwoman Jehnny Beth’s vocal range, coming together to produce an album that was […]