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The UK has a long history of producing excellent and emotive female vocalists. Everyone from Dusty Springfield to Adele has graced world stages, and in recent years, several key British pop music vocalists have begun to venture away from traditional pop formats and towards more alternative influences. Born and raised in Croydon and taking inspiration […]

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Wilco’s new album Ode To Joy shows the band recapture their classic music style and lyrical anxiety through their muse of America’s current political climate

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alt-J manage to redeem themselves from a dull third album with this vibrant and energetic series of remixes, writes contributor Alex Wain.

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Sam Dynes looks at Girl Band’s re-entry to the music scene and how their new album is a tour de force investigation of lead singer Dara Keily’s mental health

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For the finale of the ‘Art in Mancunia’ event, the Manchester-based psyche rock band, Yang Sweeps, will perform in one of Manchester’s most iconic venues

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Jack Melvin chats to Drenge about their return to touring hot off the back of their latest full-length release ‘Strange Creatures’ and gives his take on their O2 Ritz headline show

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An alternative way to enjoy Welcome Week, without party focus. Jessica Blair debunks the myth that university excludes sober students.