Track Review: 21st Century Woman // Generation

’21st Century Woman’ is a blast of heat on your ears. Grimy, gorgeous, and amp-destroying, Liverpool duo Generation take the best of their punk and glam-rock influences and rail against conventional life and relationships. Taken from their debut mini-album Suicidal Champagne, the track and accompanying music video recreate the surge of energy that comes from […]Read More

Beloved Sitcom ‘Frasier’ Revived By Paramount+

In a wave of television announcements, new streaming service Paramount+ revealed that it plans to revive hit sitcom Frasier, starring Kelsey Grammer, twenty years after it originally concluded. “Having spent over 20 years of my creative life on the Paramount lot, both producing shows and performing in several, I’d like to congratulate Paramount+ on its […]Read More

Sleaford Mods Reignite IDLES Feud

Sleaford Mods’ front-man Jason Williamson has reignited his feud with IDLES, branding them “terrible” and “harmless idiots”. Having previously accused the Bristol-based punk band of class appropriation, Williamson said that he feels a “bit bad” about the feud. He added: “they’re harmless idiots really, like a UK Foo Fighters”. “When Joe called me a bully […]Read More

Blast from the Past: Stock Aitken Waterman’s Hit Factory

Stock Aitken Waterman’s domination of the charts lasted a decade, but the music press’ revulsion towards their work has lasted much longer. Derided as formulaic, cheesy and grating, they have received little serious critical attention, despite having worked with some of the most popular (Kylie, Rick Astley, Bananarama, Steps) and most respected (Donna Summer, Depeche […]Read More

Album Review: Drunk Tank Pink // Shame

Ironically for an album conceived in a womb-like room after a straight run of 350 gigs – according to frontman Charlie Steen – Shame’s Drunk Tank Pink makes you long for the sweaty intensity of a gig, because that’s where the driving guitar and existential angst of this album deserves to be heard. But at […]Read More

Arts Recipients in The New Year’s Honours List: The Right

The New Year’s Honours list is often fraught with controversy, not necessarily for those awarded them but for those who are not, and for those who believe that the system itself should be abolished as a relic of a bygone and morally ambiguous era. Michael Sheen recently revealed that he had given up his OBE […]Read More