Alice Mortimer


Venue playlist 04/17

Tony Allen Symphony Clean Bandit (ft. Zara Larsson) Clean Bandit follow up the success of Christmas #1 ‘Rockabye’ with a mellower single, this time with 19-year-old Swede Zara Larsson. The ‘Lush Life’ singer tells us about the harmonious joy of love to the Cambridge band’s characteristic tropico-classical backing. 3AM (Pull Up)  Charli XCX (feat. MØ)…


Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer ★★★★

The eagerly-awaited debut from grime prince Stormzy (Michael Omari) sees him truly crowned king. Gang Signs & Prayer is an eclectic mix of grace and guts, with gospel-tinged R&B impeccably entwined with hard chart bangers. The 23-year-old has proved himself as more than just grime’s hero but as a vital musician – “All my young…


New album releases 17/01/17

Nick Mason Night People You Me At Six You Me At Six have had their fair share of triumphs. They have also had a lot of underwhelming events. Previous album Cavalier Youth impressed at first, but left little lasting impression besides a handful of good singles. It is with great trepidation I approached Night People,…


Christmas songs

‘White Christmas’ Louis Armstrong For those wanting to have a Christmas traditionally full of lots of cheer, lots of food and lots traditional Christmas drinking with your slightly embarrassing family- you can’t meet miss this track. Coming in with a swaying and lilting swing instrumental typical of Louis Armstrong’s type of jazz, there is no…

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Venue Playlist

‘Gameshow’                     Two Door Cinema Club After what seemed like a mediocre return of the Irish trio; an insignificant, over-hyped comeback single ‘Are We Ready? (Wreck)’, and a 1975 mock-up in the form of ‘Bad Decisions’, the release of Two Door Cinema Club’s title track from their forthcoming record confirms a significantly more matured…

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Interview: Honne

Bonding over a mutual love of Japan and an equal distaste for the modern dating scene, East London electronic-soul duo Andy Clutterbuck (production and vocals) and James Hatcher (production) met at university. Jamming together they soon created the sound that can only be recognised as HONNE: electronic-pop saturated with lusty, swoon-worthy soul, their song-writing prowess…


A League of its own: Latitude festival 2016

Near the coast of our neighbouring county of Suffolk, lies Henham Park; home to 3,500 acres of green land and the annual delight that is Latitude Festival. Delivering a diverse range of music, comedy, theatre, art and literature to over 35,000 cultural enthusiasts, Latitude’s vast array of acts, attention-to-detail and all-embracing aura is what separates…


Desert Island Discs: Editor Edition

Which three tracks would you take to a desert island?   Alice: ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards’ – Tame Impala ‘A Day In The Life’ – The Beatles ‘Going Underground’ – The Jam   Lois: ‘Come What May’ – Ewan McGreggor and Nicole Kidman ‘All Summer Long’ – Kid Rock ‘With A Little Help…

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