[ALBUM REVIEW] SLAVES -TAKE CONTROL

Blasting on to the scene in 2014 with the brilliant EP Sugar Coated Bitter Truth, Slaves quickly make came a huge name with their bolshy and amusing rock tunes. It’s been somewhat of a turbulent ride recently, receiving a significant backlash to comments they made about gender representation at festivals. In our interview with theContinue reading “[ALBUM REVIEW] SLAVES -TAKE CONTROL”

[FEATURE] MERCURY PRIZE 2015 – WHAT WE THOUGHT + THE WINNER

The music industry waited with bated breath a few weeks ago as the shortlist was announced for this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Traditionally the annual event’s purpose is to celebrate albums as a whole body of work while providing a snapshot of the year in music. This means the list is always typically diverse, andContinue reading “[FEATURE] MERCURY PRIZE 2015 – WHAT WE THOUGHT + THE WINNER”

[NEWS] SURPRISE RESULTS AS THE MERCURY PRIZE NOMINATIONS ARE REVEALED

Slaves, Wolf Alice, ESKA and Florence + The Machine are just a few of the 12 artists that have been nominated for this years Mercury Awards for Album of the Year. Young Fathers claimed the Mercury Prize last year for debut LP Dead. This year the bookies had announced Everything Everything to be the favourites toContinue reading “[NEWS] SURPRISE RESULTS AS THE MERCURY PRIZE NOMINATIONS ARE REVEALED”

[LIVE REVIEW] NME AWARDS 2015, THE INSTITUTE, 28/2/15

The annual roll call of indie rock’s latest darlings of the scene is back around again. The sustainable NME tour that features the most exciting bands of the year has brought us acts including Arctic Monkeys, Florence and The Machine, Crystal Castles and Coldplay with the intention of being the show that propels minor bandsContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] NME AWARDS 2015, THE INSTITUTE, 28/2/15”