Daniel Jeakins


Huey Morgan on Fun Lovin’ Criminals

The name Huey Morgan means a lot of different things to a lot of different people in 2017. In the last few years he’s discussed the finer points of British politics as a guest on ‘Question Time’, lent his voice to BBC Radio 2 and endured a particularly memorable meltdown on Never Mind The Buzzcocks….


The Mercury Prize: Shortlisted

Dan Jeakins lists the albums shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Mercury Prize following the award’s announcement earlier today. But who’s got more of a shot of claiming music’s most sought-over title in the UK and Ireland?  The Front-Runners Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool Thom Yorke and co have never won the Mercury Prize –…


Ucas clearing not fit for purpose, claim students

More than half of all students want to see the Ucas clearing system abolished. A survey of 6,300 students found that the majority view the process in a negative light, reveals a survey conducted by university website and forum The Student Room. 60% of students would like to see the end of clearing, whilst 52%…


Livewire New Music Playlist March

Yonaka – Ignorance A Brighton-based four piece with a dark-pop vibe, they’ve released one single ‘Run’, up until now – until ‘Ignorance’. It’s a brooding indie rocker bordering on pop, lead singer Theresa Jarvis’ vocals carry a grit within them, but blend insanely well in this confident follow up.   ODA – So High Imagine…

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Top 35 Albums of 2015

2015. The year Benjamin Clementine scooped the Mercury Prize, we all became ‘Beliebers’ and, most importantly, the year in which the album format proved it won’t go the way of the Dodo as so many predicted at the start of the digital age. Adele smashed sales records, the vinyl revival goes from strength to strength…

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