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What makes a movement? It’s no secret that all great genres are forged from hardship, and a political or social challenge can often inspire the most imaginative of art. Hip-Hop gave voice to black communities when they felt most...
I would have been 11 when 'Jagged Little Pill' was released, just a decade younger than its creator Alanis Morissette, and I can still remember the cracked jewel case it lived in when it wasn’t on heavy rotation in...
Throughout lockdown, Jehnny Beth has made a name for herself – not as a post-punk band ringleader this time, but as a sordid storyteller. Each week, the French singer hosts readings from her forthcoming erotic book C.A.L.M: Crimes Against...
On Tuesday June 2, Clara Amfo cried on national radio, and across the country (indeed the world), hordes of black listeners cried with her. Her pain and suffering was palpable. In response to the violent murder of George Floyd...
When Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket took off from Earth for its first flight into space at the beginning of June, it was hard not to feel a little envious. Out there in the great, wide galaxy, you don’t have...
It’s been an interesting 12 months for Wiley. Viral feuds with Stormzy that saw both artists release a number of diss tracks, Wiley with the chart-topping ‘Boasty’, and his now abandoned ‘Full Circle’ project, a record which was said...
'The Prettiest Curse' is a chronicle of complicated love stories, unbridled independence, and a final say on the band's identity as women in a band. You guessed it; Hinds are sick of explaining themselves, instead they are taking control...
Run The Jewels – ‘A Few Words For The Firing Squad (Radiation)’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dgH1mlXDhA By the time you get to the final track on Killer Mike and El-P’s fourth album, you’ve already gone head-to-head with a series of blistering rap anthems, big name...
This Sunday, YouTube held a virtual graduation ceremony to celebrate the class of 2020, most of whom have had their graduation cancelled, results postponed, and the final weeks of their classes taken from them by the COVID-19 pandemic. To...
Is Sports Team's debut album the record to revive guitar music?