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Lana Del Rey unveils the title track from her upcoming 2023 album

Lana Del Rey unveils the title track from her upcoming 2023 album

What does the new single from Lana Del Rey tell us about her upcoming album of the same name ‘Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd?’
Loyle Carner’s ‘hugo’ inspires us to reflect, to relate, and to take action

Loyle Carner’s ‘hugo’ inspires us to reflect, to relate, and to take action

Carner moves away from laid-back, mellow beats to intense, emotion driven tracks fuelled with deep political and personal thoughts in ‘hugo’
‘Tableau’ – A Celestial Contribution by The Orielles

‘Tableau’ – A Celestial Contribution by The Orielles

The Orielles release their highly anticipated album ‘Tableau’, a cosmic 16-track record which defies the limitations of musical genres
Madonna gets into the groove with ‘Finally Enough Love’

Madonna gets into the groove with ‘Finally Enough Love’

Owen Scott reviews the dance collection ‘Finally Enough Love’ by the Queen of Pop herself, Madonna.
Album Review: Heart Under by Just Mustard

Album Review: Heart Under by Just Mustard

Sam Dynes reviews the sophomore record from Dundalk’s Just Mustard.
Album Review: Crash – Charli XCX

Album Review: Crash – Charli XCX

Charli XCX trades in her hyperpop sound to produce vintage inspired pop bangers in her fifth studio album Crash. The Mancunion focuses on the albums singles, successes and failures.
Album Review: Ants From Up There by Black Country, New Road

Album Review: Ants From Up There by Black Country, New Road

Ants From Up There by Black Country New Road proves that the bands success after their first studio album was by no means a fluke.
‘Female is Not a Genre’ – Black Honey Release Second Album, Written and Directed

‘Female is Not a Genre’ – Black Honey Release Second Album, Written and Directed

Black Honey inspire female independence through dizzying guitar solos and hedonistic lyrics in new album ‘Written and Directed’. Covered by contributor Alannah Williams.
Lush vocals and glistening sythn-pop melodies? Phoebe Green must be in town

Lush vocals and glistening sythn-pop melodies? Phoebe Green must be in town

Lana Williams delves into Phoebe Green’s latest creative venture
Chromatica – Lady Gaga’s “disjointed” dream world

Chromatica – Lady Gaga’s “disjointed” dream world

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Lady Gaga’s dramatic but personal dance album, Chromatica
“Entrancing and Energising” – Bicep Isles Album Review

“Entrancing and Energising” – Bicep Isles Album Review

Electronic dance duet Bicep develop their unique sound on their latest release, Isles. Expected mesmerising tracks
Record Reappraisal: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Record Reappraisal: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

It has been a wild decade for Kanye West, so we take a look back on the album released 10 years ago: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
The Long Goodbye: Riz Ahmed’s breakup with Britain

The Long Goodbye: Riz Ahmed’s breakup with Britain

Nimo Omer discusses Riz Ahmed’s new short film The Long Goodbye and the fraught relationship between immigrants and a country that doesn’t seem to want them
Live Review: Amanda Palmer at Albert Hall

Live Review: Amanda Palmer at Albert Hall

Alex Walker reflects on the devastating spectrum of emotions evoked by Amanda Palmer’s emphatic gig at Manchester’s Albert Hall
Album Review: MAGDALENE by FKA twigs

Album Review: MAGDALENE by FKA twigs

Dara Coker reviews FKA twigs’ latest release, highlighting how, through the use of metaphor, the artist manages to detail her journey to self-love and fulfilment, carefully painting a picture of love, loss and desire
Hi This is Flume: Album review

Hi This is Flume: Album review

Flume’s new work presents a haphazard work of art
Album Review: Drenge – Strange Creatures

Album Review: Drenge – Strange Creatures

Far from a ‘Fuckabout’, Drenge’s new album is worth a listen
Album Review: The Stars, The Oceans, and The Moon by Echo and The Bunnymen

Album Review: The Stars, The Oceans, and The Moon by Echo and The Bunnymen

The Scouse favourites pay a largely pointless tribute to their younger, more vibrant selves writes contributor Caolan Coleman
Live Review: Tom Walker

Live Review: Tom Walker

Amidst his hectic tour schedule, Tom Walker sits down for a chat with contributor Alex Stagg before putting on an electric performance at the O2 Ritz.
Album: Hippo Campus – Bambi

Album: Hippo Campus – Bambi

Contributor Jasmine Bennett takes a listen to Bambi, the new autumnal album by soft-sounding indie pop band, Hippo Campus

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