The Post I Thought I’d Never Write: Harry Styles Dropped His Album And It’s Freaking Awesome

Let's get one thing straight. I don't like Harry Styles. Sure, I respect him as an artist, but his 'style' (forgive me) just isn't my thing. His album release came and went and I totally ignored it. Judging him before it hit the air, I tossed the new album into my mental trash file and... Continue Reading →

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The Best-Kept Secret In Modern Rock

Far. Out A few weeks ago, I was elbow deep in dirty dishes, chatting to a co-worker about music (what me? never!) and I asked him about his favourite band. He glanced at me and I could tell what he was thinking; I wouldn't have a clue. Naturally, I raised an eyebrow and told him... 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 →

The Getaway

The latest Red Hot Chili Peppers' record is attractive, fresh and peppered with their trademark bass-layered tones. In existence for a staggering 33 years, the band defies all critics by delivering an album which proves they can still surprise us. It's exciting to listen to such well-developed artistry; the collaboration with new producer Brian 'Danger... Continue Reading →

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