Jess Barrett

Music

Pale Waves: a refreshing indie debut

After falling in love with Pale Waves’ track The Tide earlier this year, I was eagerly anticipating their debut album and expecting big things.  With a female lead Pale Waves offers something refreshing to the indie scene. You can’t help but be intoxicated by lead singer Heather Baron-Gracie’s voice and the band’s mix of indie…

Music

Gig proposals: cute or cringey?

Cute! “There’s an image we have of romance, lifted directly from 80s movies, of the foolhardy, lovestruck Romeo-wannabe who makes a huge gesture to woo the woman he loves. Typically our budding Casanova will take an immense risk of looking like a muppet in order to prove his undying love for his better half. Proposals…

Music

The Arctic Who?

Finally, it’s here: word of a brand spanking new Arctic Monkeys album! The band’s return to the music scene was announced when they were featured on the line up of Firefly Music Festival this June alongside The Killers and Eminem, among others. New music from the famous Sheffield based band has been highly anticipated and…

Music, Venue

Thrilling: Sam Smith

Sam Smith strikes again! After a three-year break, a haemorrhage, an Oscar, and a series of summer release singles, his 14-track sophomore album has hit the world with a splash. However, The Thrill Of It All had some pretty big boots to fill after Smith’s debut album In The Lonely Hour was the fastest selling…

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