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Mark Holland

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TV Binge: Game of Thrones

The immensely popular—and at times controversial—fantasy show, Game of Thrones, returns for its sixth season this April as it departs ever further from its source material

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Top 5: Bowie songs in film

Much of the late legend David Bowie’s music has been used brilliantly in film—here are our picks for the five best times his songs elevated movie scenes to brilliance

Illustration by Joe Connell

Top 10 Albums of 2015

The best albums of the year, as voted by those who’ve written for us all semester. Complete with loving praise and custom illustrations

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Matt Berry & The Maypoles: Review

Toast of London star Matt Berry, and his band The Maypoles, take us through a psychedelic and hilarious journey through jazz, funk and folk-pop.

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A look at NME’s previous importance in alternative culture, leading up to it’s demise as as a free publication. RIP NME.

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Live: Warehouse Project – The Ape 10th Birthday

While a tad predictable, this night full of grime bangers certainly went down a treat

Wolf Alice

Live: Wolf Alice

Armed with a wonderful, glittery light show and a truly enchanting front woman in the form of Ellie Rowsell, the band exudes forceful energy, which transcends into the audience and beyond

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Interview: Drenge

Touring on the back of their latest critical success, Drenge frontman Eoin stops in for a chat with Mark Holland