The 20 best albums of 2016

I think it’s safe to say we’re all grateful that 2016 is coming to a close. This year has taken many victims, celebrity and sadly, civilian too. It has left us with fingers-crossed that 2017 restores some order politically, socially and artistically. What cannot be said, however, is that 2016 …

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Warpaint, Live at the Manchester Albert Hall – Review

Our resident music lover Katie went to check out American indie rockers Warpaint at the Albert Hall in Manchester on the 24th October. Here’s her review! The majestic surroundings of Manchester’s Albert Hall was the perfect setting for the celestial sounds of Warpaint, on a bitter November October night. I …

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How Drive made movie soundtracks cool again

Since Nicolas Winding Refn’s ultra-aesthetic, ultra-violent crime-thriller Drive premiered in 2011, its cinematography and score have been subject to great praise. It was initially reviewed as one of the highest-ranked and most-featured films on critics’ top 10 lists- and this hasn’t changed. Full of action (and Ryan Gosling), the film …

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