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Posts by Hannah Bradridge-Jackson

Thai Express – Restaurant Review

On Thursday the 14th of June, Birmingham’s Grand Central station was brought to life by the exciting launch of new restaurant Thai Express. After arriving in the UK in 2012, Thai Express has quickly risen to become the leading Thai quick-service restaurant in the UK, with Thursday’s launch a testament to why. At around 6 …Read More

Hamilton: An American Musical – Review

Sitting down to write a review of Tony award-winning (and worldwide phenomenon) Hamilton is perhaps as overwhelming as sitting through the production itself. I mean, when anyone has asked me what I’ve thought, I’ve reverted to the old cliché ‘I have no words’ every time. But I do, and I’m here to join the (still) …Read More

Mowgli – Restaurant Review

Mowgli first caught my eye back in late 2017 when I saw the extravagant exterior being installed at Birmingham’s Grand Central station, deep inky walls and swinging chairs got me with an easy aesthetic win. From then its foodie allure remained a rumour only sparked again when my housemate filled me in on all its …Read More

Spotlight: Hiatus Kaiyote

Spell-binding Australian future-soul quartet Hiatus Kaiyote describe themselves as “multi-dimensional, polyrhythmic gangster stuff”. Redefining R&B with their influx of neo-soul and jazz-funk, Hiatus Kaiyote resist generic labels and defy expectation. With just two albums under their belts, their sound is impressively expansive and equally magical. Their 2013 debut album Tawk Tomahawk is a beautiful introduction …Read More

The National – ‘Sleep Well Beast’ Album Review

Rating: I’d honestly be happy to drown myself in concept albums for the rest of my days, if every one continued to sound like The Nationals new Sleep Well Beast. A seeps under your skin and stays there kind of painful, it’s completely intoxicating and I still can’t get it out of my head – …Read More

TV Show Review: American Horror Story – Cult

  Righting the wrongs of horror franchises across the world since 2011, Ryan Murphey and FX’s hit tv-show American Horror Story reappeared with their seventh season ‘Cult’ on the 5th September 2017. Never a show to shy away from controversial themes and always serving brutal honesty, the seventh instalment of the anthology lives up to …Read More

Top 5 Albums Of The Year – Hannah Bradridge’s Picks

With the Christmas celebrations drawing to an end and the new year ever drawing closer, here is the music team’s Hannah Bradridge carrying on our feature and telling us why these 5 albums were her favourites of the year: The Skints – FM The Skints have been mashing up Reggae, Ska, Dub, Punk and Hip-Hop …Read More

Enter Shikari – The Mindsweep

[8/10] St Alban’s four-piece electronicore band are finally back, with fourth album The Mindsweep. Arriving on the scene in typical Shikari style the new album is (as ever) a force to be reckoned with. Democracy and politics are once again on the agenda for Shikari and no one is safe from Rou Reynold’s lyrical tirade. …Read More

The Vaccines – Handsome

[7/10] Everyone’s favourite British indie rock band are finally back with new single ‘Handsome’. Ever since their debut in 2011, The Vaccines have been filling the ears of fans with their signature carefree arrogant sound of chaos and pop and ‘Handsome’ continues in much the same manner. Thus, the world welcomes the comeback of London …Read More