Let’s Talk Melodrama

Here it is. Melodrama. It's a cathartic patchwork of sound, an intoxicating mix of styles blended into something unique and extraordinary and quintessentially Lorde. If adolescence was an album, this would be it. Melodrama is so many things at once; a snapshot of a house party, a candid portrayal of self acceptance - and let's face it, a... Continue Reading →

Lianne La Havas: Our New Soul Obsession

The atmosphere is electric, the crowd positively sparkling with the intoxicating excitement which absorbs Coldplay fans on the A Head Full Of Dreams Tour. I'll admit, impatience drums against my ribs as a support act (La Havas) is all that stands between me and four of my favourite musicians. La Havas walks out, radiantly smiling, strumming a... Continue Reading →

Lady Gagas’ Joanne: sexy, soulful and fresh

  Joanne is tangible, the kind of music you feel reverberating through your core. Everything about it is extraordinary; the vocals, the guests (such as Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine), and the audacious, unapologetic step Gaga has taken to delve into the new.  There's soul, pop, folk and even the occasional country lilt. Of course... Continue Reading →

What’s your ultimate study playlist?

You sit down to study. You open your books, write for a minute and then open your laptop. Two hours and six youtube videos featuring cartoon potatoes later, you realise you've accomplished nothing except an appetite for carbs... Well, maybe you don't procrastinate to the, erm, extreme that I do, but everybody finds it a... Continue Reading →

Boy and Bear: Limit of Love

Limit of Love is understated, yet memorable. The album is a collision of mellow tunes and a mess of vibrant tones; an innovative fusion of folk and rock. This is the third studio album the Australian band has produced, but it seems like they're more experienced. Hosking's vocals glide over the smooth guitar and synth tones.... Continue Reading →

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