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REVIEWING gigs, new music releases, and celebrating up & coming artists

Horsey at Village Underground, 2022


  • Gig Review: Lime Garden at Patterns, 16/11/2022

    Whipping up a dance frenzy to their genre-crossing, high energy tunes, the Brighton-based four piece are certainly a band to watch out for in 2023. In their sold out mid-week show at Patterns in Brighton, the crowd were in safe hands for a good time from the get-go. Support from Vanity Fairy and Blood Wizard […]

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  • Gig Review: Pussy Riot at EartH, 6/11/2022

    Pussy Riot, the feminist art-punk collective hailing from Moscow, have a history of a championing LGBTQ+ and women’s rights as well as publicly standing against Russian president Vladimir Putin. Three of its members, Maria Alyokhina (author of Riot Days, an account of her time in Russia’s criminal system), Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, made global […]

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  • Puma Blue’s ‘Hounds’: Dreamy, Jazzy, and Dark

    Puma Blue, the musical alias of London-born Jacob Allen, released his latest single ‘Hounds’ last week. Its melodic yet minimalistic bassline combined with jazzy, textured guitars and a slow build up of saxophone creates a brooding and somewhat melancholic atmosphere that is almost impossible not to lose oneself in. Resonances of Radiohead combined with Allen’s […]

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  • Music & Happiness: An ode to hangover anxiety

    Songs to help those morning-after blues “Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life” Jean Paul Friedrich Richter We’ve all been there. As I’m typing this, I’m in the pits of a post-night out hole of anxiety, self-loathing, and fearing I will never make anything worthwhile out of my life. I know that […]

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  • One Small Step

    or… semitone? I’ve always wanted to start doing something like this – not so much for others, but as a challenge to myself. The thought of starting a blog was initially pretty scary, but the post-graduate anxiety has kicked in. It’s 9.30pm on a Monday. I’ve been desperately scouring the internet for some sort of […]

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