Dan Clark

Music, Venue

ALBUM REVIEW: slowthai – TYRON

It’s hard to believe that it’s only been a year since slowthai’s meltdown at the 2020 NME awards. If you don’t know, the rapper drunkenly harassed host Katherine Ryan, launched a champagne glass at an audience member and was escorted out of the venue, making the ‘Hero of the Year’ award that NME gave him…

Music

Review: IDLES – Ultra Mono

The day I started writing this review my girlfriend passed out in the bathroom, half-drowned in toilet water and ended up in A&E for a brain scan; yet after one listen to IDLES third album Ultra Mono, it became clear that I’m not nearly as stressed out as frontman Joe Talbot.  IDLES work has flirted…

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Iconic voices in music

A voice in music is not always vocal. For centuries, musicians with intimate understandings of their instruments have used it to express emotion like you would a voice. As many jazz musicians have said, what they play, is their voice.  While John Coltrane, Louis Armstrong, or Mary Lou Williams demonstrate technical ability and a distinguishable…

Music

Music Mavericks: Tyler, the Creator

When discussing personality in pop music, it’s impossible to disregard Tyler, the Creator. The loud-mouthed ‘rapper’ is a symbol of self-confidence, progressive Hip-Hop, and acting like a nutter on stage. His progression from controversial misfit to genre-bending maverick is one of the most interesting career arcs in modern music. The self-titled ‘Flower Boy’ conveyed himself…

Music

Sigma Preview

Sigma’s Cam Edwards and Joe Lenzie first met at the University of Leeds, a product of the University’s Drum and Bass Nights, the duo set to bring their music back to University culture at the Nick Rayn’s LCR on the 12th of March. Since their chart-topping breakthrough in 2014, Sigma have been one of the…

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