Rock | Punk

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The UK punk outfit known as Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes have been a band that I have been a pretty huge fan of, ever since I witnessed their glorious main stage set at Reading Festival in 2016. This…


Hip-Hop | Rap

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My initial discovery of LA rap artist and wordsmith Johnson Barnes III, better known by his stage name of Blu, came when he joined forces with long-time collaborator and record producer Exile. …


Alternative | Soul | R&B

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What was technically the first time I listened to James Blake would’ve been his feature on “Stop Trying to Be God”, the fifth track off of Travis Scott’s 2018 album Astroworld. …


Alternative | Indie | Rock | Singer-Songwriter

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Note: This will be a review of the deluxe edition of Seventeen Going Under, and will take into account tracks 12 through 16.

I would argue that the North Shields singer-songwriter known as Sam Fender…


Hip-Hop | R&B

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I have a rather unorthodox listening experience when it comes to the Houston song artist and rapper that is Don Toliver.

Up until recently, I have only ever really experienced Toilver’s vocal style through guest features. However, each and…


Love it or hate it, we are currently living in an age of streaming services; this can most certainly be said when it comes to the music industry.

And while this may be an absolute win for consumers of music like myself, I can’t help but feel guilty about the…


Psychedelic Rock | Electronic | Indie

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With the end of what was a very generous month in terms of music (that being the September of 2021), we now arrive at a somewhat more scarce beginning to the brand new month of October…


With the end of September, comes the beginning of 2021’s final quarter. However, before we get to the all-important end of the year, it would be criminal not to look back on all of the phenomenal music that the Summer of 2021 has blessed us with. …


Alternative | Indie | Punk | Pop

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It would be a disservice not to mention that there’s no other artist that sounds quite like Poppy. …


Soul | RnB | Electronic

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The first instance where I had discovered the New-Zealand singer-songwriter Jordan Rakei (who has also performed under the moniker of Dan Kye) would’ve been through his 2019 abum Origin.

As his third studio album release was my…

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My articles mainly revolve around music reviews and analysis. A bit like Anthony Fantano, but just a decade behind.

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