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Mike Vinti

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A failed musician at only 19, Mike has swapped dreams of rock glory for a desire to be part of Kanye West’s entourage. He will be spending his third year editing the music section in hopes that his dissertation will write itself and in the Norwich Arts Centre for similar reasons. Now bestowed with officially good taste in music, Mike can be found shouting at random passers-by about the artistic significance of Death Grips in hopes of finding a soulmate.

Mike Vinti & Sam McKinty examine the difficulties facing the Conservative and the Labour...

Labour Mike Vinti As every newspaper will continue to remind you, from now until May, the general election is only a few fleeting months away and...

Blood, Sugar, Sex, Musik

Sadly, we can’t all be John Cusack in High Fidelity, and as such we don’t have the time to curate the perfect sex-mix. But...

Thinking Politics: Butt Plugs, Vodou and the Changing Face of the Arts

Art, like all culture, is inherently political. Even the most banal, poorly composed still life sitting in your local gallery has a political dimension....

Venue’s Artist of the Month

Thanks to the likes of Soundcloud and Pitchfork there is now a seemingly endless parade of new artists and ‘ones to watch’ for music...

Homegrown Hip-Hop

Since its conception, hip-hop has always been dominated by the U.S; born on the streets of New York, thugged-up in L.A. and chopped and...

What you missed this summer

Music Editor Mike Vinti fills you in on summer 2014 releases