And all that (soft) jazz… // Melodies of the Month

Can you believe it’s December already?! I feel as though the first half of the year dragged and since July I’ve been living through those summer vibes and I’m still trying to deny it’s nearly 2019! So this month’s Melodies of the Month is all about taking it slow, chilling out and embracing what is […]

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The 1975 GLOW UP – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships // REVIEW

As a pre-teen I was a sucker for boybands with One Direction, McFly and JLS plastered on the walls of my bedroom (still no shame) but I never found that same connection with The 1975 until now… In 2013 when The 1975’s self-titled debut album was released my next door neighbour and best friend Megan […]

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Skip a beat but not a song // #MELODIESOFTHEMONTH

We’ve had a bop and we’ve had a chill, now let’s combine the two in November’s #melodiesofthemonth. We’ve got a mix of new bangers and some jazzy grooves that I think you’ll love. Have a listen through SoundCloud or click the artwork for a YouTube link. The full playlist is available if you click inside […]

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Hockley Hustle 2018 // REVIEW

Hockley Hustle you’ve done it again, haven’t you? After making an ambitious list of the 22 acts I wanted to see, I nearly managed it hopping across Hockley and staying for half sets to catch all of my Nottingham favourites. It’s one of the only events in the year where I don’t mind or even […]

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Maisie Peters is always playing ‘In My Head’ // SINGLE REVIEW

Maisie Peters releases ‘In My Head’ the first single ahead of her ‘Dressed Too Nice for a Jacket’ EP out on November 2nd. From the age of 9 Maisie Peters has been one to watch. This was abundantly clear when she was bold enough to enter the Guardian’s Short Story competition. Her hunger for storytelling was […]

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LAUREL releases new album ‘DOGVIOLET’ // REVIEW

East London-based singer-songwriter Laurel has released her debut folk album ‘Dogviolet’ which explores the bittersweet feeling of love. Laurel’s sound takes inspiration from Laura Marling who was one of her first loves back when she was only 13. It was at that age where she picked up her first Spanish guitar and began to capture […]

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The Bassline // #MELODIESOFTHEMONTH

After last month’s ‘Thrill for Chill’ playlist I thought I’d CRANK it up a few notches and get you ready for the best Saturday night playlist. Although I love finding new acoustic music, my biggest passion is dance/house/DnB and all that jazz. With that in mind, this month I linking you up with the songs […]

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‘When I Dream’ it’s mostly of SAN CISCO // REVIEW

Fremantle based indie-pop band San Cisco have released their latest single ‘When I dream’, the first single since their 2017 release ‘The Distance’. We’re flying back to Australia for another Triple J favourite (I won’t give up until I work there I swear). This time San Cisco have released a 70’s pop vibe. Frontman Jordi […]

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Mac Miller is ‘Swimming’ to the top // REVIEW

Mac Miller is more than a masterpiece. The Pittsburgh born rapper has released his latest album ‘Swimming’ that has a psychedelic twist filled with funky basslines and jazzy overtones. We all remember Party on Fifth Ave. released in Miller’s 2011 album Blue Slide Park. It’s that song which contains a sample of the ICONIC James […]

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Sunflower Thieves make my ‘Two Halves’ whole // REVIEW

Nottingham duos don’t get better than this. Sunflower Thieves have released their latest single ‘Two Halves’ and it is making my heart whole. With lyrics so distinguishable combined with a soft-pop echo, ‘Two Halves’ gives Beach House a good run for their money… It’s clear that after 15 years of friendship Amy and Lily aka […]

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