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Monthly Archives: December 2013


Top 5 Christmas Beauty Gifts

Christmas always coincides with the release of lots of exciting new make-up sets. Ella Westall takes us through her top 5 picks


Santa’s on a budget

Panicking about that secret santa present and a budget tighter than Chloe Sims’ forehead? Not to worry, Ella Westall has some great ideas that wont break the bank


Loving & Loathing

Sean Gleeson on what he can’t get enough of and what he really, really, can.


Interview: Yousef

We caught up with head of Circus Recordings and House legend, Yousef…


Interview: Shadow Child

Where did he come from? The shadows…


Introducing: Irrelevant

Phoebe Clarke catches up with upcoming producer Irrelevant in light of his dark and emotional debut ‘Little Figurines’.

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Live: Emily Wells

Wells’ smooth use of loop pads and pedals and her ability on a multitude of instruments was impressive

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Live: Albert Hammond Jr.

The songs’ angular, new wave stylings generally translated well into a live setting

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Live: Haim / Saint Raymond

Haim’s catchy yet unique brand of indie pop finds you hard-pressed not to be dancing

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Live: The Dismemberment Plan

The Plan return to the UK following their first LP release since 2001

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Interview: Death to the Strange

“Music is supposed to be enjoyed and that’s the main thing”

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Live: Falcons

Falcons proves especially electric