Tag: Blogs


The rise of self-publishing

We are coming to the end of the decade, and one thing that has changed over the past ten years is the process of publishing written work. Authors are becoming more comfortable, and more likely, to self-publish their work rather than follow traditional publishing routes, as online resources make this easier to do. However, I…

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Homegrown Hip-Hop

Since its conception, hip-hop has always been dominated by the U.S; born on the streets of New York, thugged-up in L.A. and chopped and screwed down South America, has provided the world with an ever changing cast of hip-hop superstars and new-school pioneers. Yet, as the genre has evolved, more and more artists from the…

Editor's column

The Editor’s Column – 25th August 2014

The countdown is on and it’s under a month until the semester begins again! For all those joining UEA – welcome – you’re going to love it. For all those coming back, welcome home. At Concrete we’ve spent the summer having a bit of an overhaul. Before the end of last year, we launched our…

Editor's column

The Editor’s Column – 27th May 2014

Societies – get involved! Part of my application to become editor-in-chief focussed on how Concrete is often seen as ‘clique-y’ from the outside, that’s something I want to change by implementing strategies to reach out to new writers, have a presence at open days and finally getting involved with societies – that last one is…

January 2021
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    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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