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Blaenavon – 5/4/17

Rating: Just two days before the release of their extremely long-awaited and anticipated debut album, ‘That’s Your Lot’, Blaenavon took to Birmingham’s Hare and Hounds to erupt frenzy and excitement amongst their Brummie fans. Before the band has even taken the stage, a small group has gathered down front already dripping in sweat from their …Read More

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Slam Dunk Festival Preview 2017

Slam Dunk is back again with a phenomenal line up highlighting some of the best rock and pop punk bands currently in the scene. The eagerly anticipated headliners Enter Shikari are set to wow audiences with their ‘Take To The Skies’ ten-year celebration. Vocalist Rou, of Enter Shikari, has says: “Slam Dunk is a festival …Read More

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Album Review: Pure Comedy by Father John Misty

Rating: 5/5 Josh Tillman has become a celebrity over the course of the last couple of years. He achieved moderate notoriety as the drummer for the Fleet Foxes, and after a series of more sombre albums under the moniker ‘J. Tillman’, but Father John Misty – the cynical, self-loathing maverick who, in 2015’s I Love …Read More

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Mr Jukes ft. BJ the Chicago kid-Angels/Your Love

An assured debut single for Bombay Bicycle Club frontman Jack Steadman’s solo project Mr Jukes thrusts him back into the spotlight. Mere seconds after clicking the play button on “Angels/Your Love”, you know you’re in for a treat. With a gorgeously seductive saxophone lick drawing you in, you’d be heartless not to fall for this …Read More

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ValeFest 2017 Charities: BasicNeeds

Better Mental Health – Better Lives Every year at The Vale Festival, the organisers select charities to support with 100% of the proceeds from the year’s ticket sales, having donated over £150,000 in years gone by. Since 2004 ValeFest, as Europe’s largest student-run charity music festival, has championed a number of worthy causes, last year being The …Read More

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ValeFest 2017 Charities: RSVP West Midlands

Every year at The Vale Festival, the organisers select charities to support with 100% of the proceeds from the year’s ticket sales, having donated over £150,000 in years gone by. Since 2004 ValeFest, as Europe’s largest student-run charity music festival, has championed a number of worthy causes, last year being The Birmingham Children’s Hospital and …Read More

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ValeFest 2017 – Launch Party Pt.2 Review

With summer fast approaching, Valefest stepped up their promotional campaign in the Duck and Scholar pub on Thursday night, hoping to pique the interest of first year students most of whom will be unaware of the festival’s charms. This follows on from the Wednesday night’s launch party pt.1 at the packed out Bristol Pear, which …Read More

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ValeFest 2017 – Launch Party Pt.1 Review

ValeFest hosted their official launch party at the Bristol Pear this Thursday as they kicked off the countdown to ValeFest 2017 on 3rd June. As the launch party kicked off, you could feel the energy of a ValeFest Committee looking to build off a record-breaking sold out 2016 event, with early bird tickets selling out …Read More

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The Pigeon Detectives Interview

The raucous messy haired frontman who burst onto the stage, whipping up a frenzy in the crowd was a far cry from the casual, modest band member we met backstage. As we were led into a backstage dressing room, we got to meet the lead singer, Matt, and ask him what life is really like …Read More

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Kate Nash – 12/02/2017

When hearing the name Kate Nash most people think of her as the one-hit-wonder of the Lily Allen-esque tune ‘Foundations’. However, her ability as an artist goes far beyond just being able to produce a quirky tune with a lot of swearing, and it looks as if she’s set to come back with a bang. …Read More

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