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Live Review: Lower Than Atlantis @ The LCR

Lower Than Atlantis have recently released their fifth album to critical acclaim and a top ten chart position, and thus they have embarked on their largest tour to date, showcasing their brand of pop rock/punk to the UK. Young Guns supply the slot of main support, after a particularly lacking two sets before them from…

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Underwaterall – Bearcubs ★★

Bearcubs’ EP Underwaterfall is sonically interesting, with an array of different textures ranging from electronic pop beats to steal drums. But do not fall for believing the EP is your standard electronic pop, as fans of his previous work will still find enjoyment. However, the lack of a catchy hook and drawn out uninteresting sequences…

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Best albums of 2016

Blackstar – David BowieDavid Bowie’s swan song Blackstar is the best album of his career, let alone of 2016!  Blackstar sees Bowie facing his own mortality, and the result is a moving forty-minute tribute to his career. ‘Lazarus’ is an example of genius both musically and lyrically. This Starman’s music will live on eternally. – Claud…

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Slaves – Take Control ★★★

The first Slaves’ album had charm. Amongst its aggression was something fresh, quirky and enjoyable, which are all things that are hard to find in the new album. The record isn’t awful by any means, but it feels forced, from its title of Take Control to tracks like ‘Consume Or Be Consumed’, which sounds like a…

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Sundown Festival 2016: Great for Grime, but not much else

Dominic Clarke headed to the Norfolk Showground to check out Norwich’s annual Sundown Festival.  Sundown festival had what could be considered the line-up of dreams for fans of pop and urban music, with a mix of new-on-the-scene artists such as Becky Hill and the Mercury Prize nominated Kano, alongside long-standing successes such as Dizzee Rascal…

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