• Introduction To: Vaporwave

    Last year, as a deep lover of music, I felt as though I had reached a standstill. I had already had my formative discovery experiences of some of my favourite genres (for example rock, metal and hip-hop) and I wasn’t sure where to go from there. Thanks to a...
  • From Sounds on the Street to the Voices that We Need: Britain’s New Lyrical Generation

    British music has never looked to be in better shape than it currently is. The successes of Adele, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, One Direction and now George Ezra look to have established British pop music as the best in the world. Yet with increasing global disparity and the tightening...
  • Ariana Grande and Manchester Pride Live 2019: the Right Person to Headline?

    I remember reading the news the night of the terrorist attack on Manchester Arena. I stayed up into the early hours until it was clear that this was a directed act of terror on my hometown in which twenty-two people lost their lives. This isn’t an article about the...
  • Misogyny and Music Festivals: We need some more girls in here!

    Festivals are the highlight of many of our summers, but beneath the music, mud and mosh-pits is dark reality: a disparate gender gap in festival line-ups that is nothing to sing and dance about. January 2018 saw music giants Lily Allen and Annie Mac speak out in anguish against...
  • Project Lesedi: Interview with Tee Peters and Nebula

    Education is perhaps something that many of us take for granted in the UK, especially for the majority of university students who have been in education for most of their lives. However, many individuals across the world are not as fortunate as us, and have limited access to education...
  • Great Road Trip Albums: Scrapbook

    Road trips are a perfect way to focus attention on music and LPs, whilst taking in the many landscapes on your journey. (Albeit the trip to Nottingham on the M1 isn’t that extraordinary.) As students, most of our time is taken up with revision, writing essays, and getting involved...
  • Introduction To: Brazilian Music

    A place thriving with a rich and diverse musical culture, Brazil has been instrumental to the development of contemporary sonar developments, and though it is sometimes overlooked, in this article I aim to highlight its importance and introduce you to some of the most essential musicians and movements that...