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In early 2008, I went to my first and only Paramore show. I wasn’t obsessed with the band, but I liked them enough to go along with a friend, largely because very few big gigs happened in my city....
The heat of the summer just on the horizon is a time of almost religious importance for BROCKHAMPTON. The Texas hip-hop collective were born under the blue skies of longer days, and even longer nights. Summer doesn’t start until...
Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve made a playlist designed with a broken heart in mind. One of the very staples of modern music is the break-up song – some sassy, some celebratory, some wallowing in...
"Fetch the bolt cutters/I've been in here too long" is a lyric that will undoubtedly define the Corona era. When Fiona Apple wrote it, the reclusive star was ready to re-engage with the world after too long spent at...
“Listen to ‘Tommy’ with a candle burning and you will see your entire future,” reads the note that Anita leaves her brother among a stack of vinyl in the film Almost Famous, before she drives off into the sunset.  What...
You know Shame, right? The south-London scrubbers who sing songs about society's ills. Well, in a weird plot-twist, Frank Sinatra's granddaughter, AJ Lambert, has just covered one of their best-known songs, One Rizla. You see they're friends, apparently. We're not...
As Coachella ticket-holders sit indoors, watching old sets on YouTube instead of heading deep into the Californian desert, we delve into the festival’s twenty-year history and remember all the times a major band have buried the hatchet to reform...
Yaeji just released a new video for single What We Drew 우리가 그려왔던 featuring her grandpa, her mates and an onion and it’s all a bit cute. It begins with some of her old pals from back in South...
New Order, Tolworth Recreation Centre, 12th March 1983 Tolworth Rec. was never exactly a hub for music and culture. It was an unremarkable suburban sports hall in a town notable for little other than a towering office block which was...
Thirty-three year old men should not text seventeen year old girls unless they are family or to send an entirely factual update about an event that they are attending with prior approval from their mothers. For example: “Drama class...