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A CONVERSATION WITH SHAME’S EDDIE GREEN

After the release of their sophomore album, Drunk Tank Pink, 2021 has been a year that Shame will not forget. I had the opportunity to chat with guitarist Eddie Green about the venues in London that helped shape Shame, the success of Drunk Tank Pink and how far away Norwich is from everything. Drunk Tank…

Music

SHAME TAKE OVER THE WATERFRONT

Shame couldn’t have picked a more fitting venue for Norwich than Waterfront. Having played here once before in 2018, the band were familiar with the venue and this could clearly be seen with their performance on 16 [removed ‘th’ after 16- not concrete’s style] November. Before Shame took to the stage, support acts The Umlauts…

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Mick Rock – “The Man Who Shot The Seventies”

The 1970’s was a decade fuelled by cultural change, economic struggle and technological changes, the late music photographer Mick Rock captured it all on his lens in the form of jaw dropping, iconic photographs.  The sad news of his recent death has caused a viral resurgence of his best work on the internet. Snapping pictures…

Music, Venue

Why Bands like Jungle are Important in 2021

When Tom McFarland and Josh Lloyd-Watson burst onto the scene under the name Jungle in 2014, it seemed that the UK’s electronic scene had a new pioneer. A few years later, they returned with their second album For Ever, a slow, melancholic affair largely inspired by both members of the duo’s recent breakups. That was…

Music, Venue

An Interview with Rising Star Eliza Delf

A student at UEA and a local to the Norfolk area, Eliza Delf has been showcasing her talent as a singer-songwriter this year. After a successful kickstarter, she has begun working on her debut album, ‘Into the Wilderness’. While an in-person interview couldn’t be arranged, one of the bonuses of our video call meant that…

Music

ALBUM REVIEW: Squid – Bright Green Field

It’s been a couple of years since Squid’s breakout single ‘Houseplants’, an expertly organized mess of post-punk and jazz, but the band formed in Brighton has pushed their experimentation and genre-dabbling to a whole new level on their debut Bright Green Field. The first single, ‘Narrator’, is a sprawl of shrieking instrumentals, cryptic song writing,…

Music

The best albums to study to

Studying is such a personal thing, and what you do to help you study looks a little different for everyone. For some, they need complete silence, or to listen to a TV show, or to listen to their favourite pop album. For me, it has to be something more instrumental. I have to listen to…

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