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“Modernity has failed us.” The 1975, Live Review.

The 1975’s frontman Matty Healy chain-smokes, mumbles and stumbles across the stage wearing his customary oversized black suit and drinking red wine from the bottle. It is definitely obnoxious, but Healy wants to be obnoxious. In fact, that is part of the appeal. There is a crude allure to him, and it is not because […]

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The 1975 push aesthetic boundaries with a stellar Glasgow performance

The 1975 have always been an aesthetically-conscious group. From the black and white style of The 1975 to the social media stunts and recolour release of I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It, they know how to perform and stylise themselves for their target audience – […]

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No Rome’s Dirty Hit debut is nothing short of excellence

RIP Indo Hisashi’s luxuriant new-wave R&B thrives under the post-pop influence of producers Matty Healy and George Daniel (The 1975), though still shows reverence to Gomez’s shoegaze stylistic roots. On his SoundCloud Rome Gomez describes No Rome as “an art project… a personification of teen love, melancholy & everything in between”. It is here we […]