on Friday, January 12, 2018
Words: Rajan Lakhani


Following up my top tracks of 2017 comes a list of my favourite ten albums of the past year, including promising newcomers and returning giants. The YouTube playlist below will also handily take you through a song from each record.
on Thursday, January 11, 2018
Rockaway Beach (12-14 Jan '18, Butlin's Bognor Regis) // Words: Saam Das


Few music festivals can claim to offer top bands, a roof over your head, and a water-based adventure park all included in the (very reasonable) ticket price, but Rockaway Beach has stepped up to meet these unique needs. Now entering its third year, the first major UK festival of the year kicks off this weekend, featuring the likes of Gang Of Four, Alabama 3, and one of the final performances of the departing Wild Beasts. We've picked out some potential festival highlights across the 2018 edition of Rockaway Beach:
on Friday, January 05, 2018
Words: Rajan Lakhani


Kicking off our Best Of 2017 features with a selection of my favourite tracks of the last year, many of which soundtracked (and helped ease) the commute into work. In no particular order, here are thirteen of the best tracks of 2017, accompanied by a YouTube playlist for your viewing and listening pleasure:
on Sunday, December 31, 2017
BFI London Film Festival 2017 (4-15 Oct '17) // Words: Lauren Johnson-Ginn & Saam Das


The 61st BFI London Film Festival was yet another success, with over 180,000 attendees flocking to London cinemas and almost 30,000 more attending satellite screenings across the UK. The 2017 London Film Festival opened with Andy Serkis's directorial debut 'Breathe' before closing, some 240+ feature films later, with Martin McDonagh's Oscar-threatening 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'. We've collected some of our favourite films from the LFF 2017 below in alphabetical order:
on Friday, October 27, 2017
Words: Saam Das


Synesthesia/Synaesthesia (noun): "a sensation produced in one modality when a stimulus is applied to another modality, as when the hearing of a certain sound produces the visualization of a certain colour". The new video for 'Crackle Pop' from orchestral noise merchants Human Pyramids aims to bring the synesthetic experience to all, in an immersive 360 degrees online environment.
on Thursday, October 26, 2017
MIRRORS Festival (various venues across Hackney, 28 Oct '17) // Words: Saam Das


The third edition of MIRRORS lands in East London this Saturday, and we'll on hand to confirm whether autumnal music festivals are indeed all the rage. Adopting the popular formula of the bygone Camden Crawl and Communion's ever-popular Bushstock, MIRRORS will be taking over several venues in Hackney, and delivering a diverse and delicious range of acts. Headlined by the likes of Los Campesinos!, Pinegrove, Blind Pilot, we've plucked eight of the finest names on the roster for you to try to check out.

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