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Laura Marling’s Semper Femina

On Monday 13th February, Laura Marling graced Goldsmith’s SU, The Stretch with her presence and humbleness, discussing and performing songs from her upcoming album, Semper Femina. Marling explains that the album title translates as ‘Always Woman’ which is a concept that has been important to her for a long time, to the extent that at…

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Review – Happy Mondays Live

[su_quote]You’re twistin’ ma melons man![/su_quote] Friday 27th November 2015, 25 years to the day since their release of Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches and Happy Mondays chose to mark the occasion by gracing the stage of the LCR with their Mancunian accents and a crowd littered with bobbing bucket hats. The band packed the union…


The best medicine

The Vaccines played to the LCR packed to the brim with eager fans on the 7th April after adding Norwich to their sold out UK tour. The band has recently released a handful of singles from their new album, English Graffiti, which is set to be released in May. Handsome, 20/20 and Dream Lover all…

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Exploring Alt-Pop

It seems that after the musical purgatory of the last couple of decades, young bands are drawing on the characteristics and techniques of their idols to bring music back to life whilst also easing new genres into the 21st century; a hard thing to do but some are doing it bloody well. Björk has always…

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Wytches Be Bitchin’

Thursday 9th October, The Wytches’s dirty guitar riffs and eerie vocals echoed through the gothic chapel of Norwich Arts Centre supported by God Damn and Telegram as part of Norwich’s Sound and Vision Festival. The band were greeted by a sea of tipsy and enthusiastic fans ready to roar along to the Brighton trio’s new…

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The MOBO Awards 2014

The Music of Black Origin Awards will be gracing Wembley Arena on 22nd October, after five years of absence from the big city, where they will be showcasing some of this year’s biggest artists such as, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell and Rita Ora, as well as a multitude of fresh new faces including, Jess Glynne…

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