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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‘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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Eyre Llew’s Farewell to Asia Show @ Nottingham Contemporary // VIDEO

Eyre Llew, the ambient-rock trio, have played their last UK gig before they fly out for their Asia tour. Sam, Jack and Jack have stolen my heart and let me tell you, they will steal yours too. The music of Eyre Llew transports you to a place where the saddest things in life don’t matter, even […]

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Silver Wilson are ‘Close Enough’ with their new summer bop // REVIEW

Silver Wilson are back a year after the release of  ‘I’ll Be There’ and summer is definitely their season. ‘Close Enough’ is filled with subtle drops (of tomato juice), rhythms with so much (salt and pepper) flavour and spicy (tabasco) vocals topped off with a kick of vodka. This is the only Bloody Mary you […]

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Lewis Watson made me Sink not Swim @ Tooting Tram and Social // REVIEW

5 years ago in a very small Norwich venue I saw Lewis Watson perform the songs from his very first EP. Fast forward to July 2018 where the YouTube star played one of his very few gigs for this year in Tooting, London. At 14 years old, like many other teenagers, I was obsessed with […]

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AVA SAINT ON DOT TO DOT FESTIVAL AND SUEDE // VIDEO

I finally met a girl who loves yellow as much as me! That’s right, Ava Saint is my new spirit animal and there are too many reasons why. In one corner of Dot to Dot festival there is a very lovely venue called Suede Bar where some of the best pizza in Nottingham is made. […]

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Is The Shape of Water worthy of its win at the Oscars 2018 // VIDEO

It’s Oscars week! I was kindly asked to join the sofa with the wonderful Cameron Walker to talk about all things film alongside NTU’s second best film guru Jake Mihailovic and resident Oscar Queen Millie Pinch. I think we could have talked for hours… Cam asked us questions on who we think should have won […]

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