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Jake Oliver

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Live Review: Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice team up with War Child UK and the BRITS to deliver a wild night full of ferocity that had the crowd howling for more

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Review: The Wombats – Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life

Beautiful people will ruin your life. Well, something ruined this album alright

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Live review: Anteros

Bittersweet dreampop foursome Anteros grace the tiny stage of Jimmy’s for a night full of energy

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Record Reappraisal: Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not

Before Arctic Monkeys return from their long hiatus, Jake Oliver goes back in time to look at where it all began

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Live Review: No Hot Ashes

Stockport saviours take on their biggest show to date at the Manchester Club Academy, Jake Oliver reports

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Album Review: Charli XCX – Pop 2

Jake Oliver explores the strange new world of Charli XCX on her latest release, Pop 2 

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Top 5: Albums of the Year

As 2017 comes to a close, Jake Oliver reflects on the albums that have stood out the most to him over the last 12 months

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Record Reappraisal: The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead

Jake Oliver re-examines why The Queen Is Dead is still the prized jewel in The Smith’s crown

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Obituary: Lil Peep

Rising star of emo rap dies of suspected overdose at just 21 years of age