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Venue’s albums of the decade

In a decade like no other, the past 10 years have provided us with some mind-bending, heart-rendering albums that have challenged and changed music for the better. Venue contributors tell us their favourite albums of the decade and why. Currents by Tame Impala  My Album of the Decade is ‘Currents’ by the mighty Tame Impala….

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Valentine’s playlist

Adele – Make You Feel My Love This song acts as a reminder of unconditional, eternal and passionate love. The repeated line throughout – make you feel my love – is tender and emotional, an attempt from Adele to communicate such a strong love. The song is not particularly complex and is quite minimal in…

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Pornography: art or not?

Pornography: it’s a presentation of sex most people will have come across at some point. The question is how this presentation differs from the wide array of sexual material found in popular culture – in particular, film. When films like Blue Is the Warmest Colour depict sex scenes that wouldn’t look out of place on…

Music, OldVenue

The Brits 2016

From Madonna taking a tumble to Adele flipping the bird during her acceptance speech, The BRIT Awards always affords more than its fair share of entertainment, mishaps and unpredictability. The inaugural Awards in 1977 only became a calendar event five years later. Initially broadcast live, this was curtailed under increasing criticism for being too unrehearsed…

Music, OldVenue

Hello Again, Adele

Let me take you back to January 2011, the month that Adele released her multi-platinum album, 21. It went on to become the bestselling UK album of the millennium, and sold over 30 million copies worldwide. Adele single-handedly changed the industry, revitalising the lagging sales of the UK and the US. After a three-year hiatus,…

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