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Tobias Soar

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Interview: Zkeletonz

The post-pop trio from London FaceTime with Tobias Soar to talk about synths, lyrical inspiration and being “musical vigilantes” in the rising post-pop scene

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Live Review: Rex Orange County

The 19-year-old rising star put on a smooth, charming show at Gorilla

Photo: Tobias Soar (Instagram: @tobiassoar)

Interview: Tiko Afrika

Kenyan backpack brand founder Gitahi Mwangi and co-founder Jaime Troncoso talk about the brand’s origin, African products being sold worldwide, and backpack culture

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Live Review: Seal

Seal made Valentine’s Day unforgettable for the O2 Apollo on his Standards Tour

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Live Review: Alvvays

The Canadian indie pop group put on a pleasant show at Academy 2


‘The Italian Job’ is the best film ever, and nothing will change my mind

The endlessly quotable heist masterpiece that is 1969’s “The Italian Job” gets better every time you watch it and makes you smile, no matter what.

Photo: Rex Orange County

Preview: Rex Orange County

On of the hottest British artists of 2017 stops by Gorilla on his first headline tour

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Live Review: Gus Dapperton

After a last-minute venue change, the 20 year-old from Warwick, NY, brought his dreamy vibes from across the pond to Gorilla

Source: Variety

Review: Den of Thieves

Bank robbers, corrupt cops, and atrocious writing come together to be more boring than staring at the dirty wall behind the cinema urinal

Source: Album Cover by Henock SIleshi


The all-american boyband conclude their “SATURATION” trilogy with a satisfying project

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Live Review: Yung Lean

The Swedish artist put on an average show for the youthful crowd at the Albert Hall for his “Stranger Tour”

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Live review: Aminé

The Banana Boy tells Academy 3 “you’re beautiful” on the Manchester date of his “Tour For You”