April 25, 2020

At time of writing, singer-songwriter Fiona Apple’s newest album Fetch the Bolt Cutters has only been out a couple of days, yet it already looks like it’s going to be the most acclaimed album of 2020. Despite having been recording music for more than two decades, Apple...

March 10, 2020

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I have not always liked George Miller, aka Joji. Growing up I was, of course, aware of Miller’s early fame as the crass, sketch-based YouTuber ‘Filthy Frank’. It was this act that first put him on the radar of many, and which gave birth to...

January 30, 2020

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Rush drummer Neil Peart passed away earlier this month, after succumbing to brain cancer. He was 67. Fellow bandmates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson confirmed the news in a statement saying: “It is with broken hearts and the deepest sadnes...

January 18, 2020

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I’m going to put it out there: 2019 was a dreadful year for music. With access to technology at an all-time high, music was democratised to an unprecedented extent. In other words anyone, literally anyone – providing they possessed a b...

January 3, 2020

With the new decade bearing down on us like an eighteen-wheeler truck, it seemed like the perfect time for Connor Bluemel to make some rash, ill-considered and almost certainly incorrect predictions about the lives of some of the music industry’s most colourful charact...

From pop idols to indie rock surprises, Sacha Robinson and Connor Bluemel give their rundown of the very best music this year had to offer.


SR: Amidst the sea of indistinguishable fodder that constituted the 2019...

November 6, 2019

Following the release of their sophomore album ‘Out Here on the Fringes’, Connor Bluemel caught up with rock/punk/noise duo JOHN on the final night of their UK tour at Margate’s Elsewhere to discuss creativity, pointless music videos and breathing a sigh of relief when...

October 27, 2019

Harry Styles released his new single earlier this month and since then it’s taken social media by storm with fans swooning from his steamy video and his terrific vocal range.

The song starts off with an almost cinematic atmosphere with the optimistic beat and guitar cho...

October 15, 2019

 “They were killed trying to cross borders, because they were trying to get to a country to become safe.”

A fantastic blend of music, visual art, and storytelling depicting one person's journey through understandings of nationality, identity, and self-discovery. It was...

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