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Introducing: The Buffalo Riot

Name: The Buffalo Riot Hometown: Liverpool Listen to: 1996 The Buffalo Riot are pure juxtaposition. Their vocals and general style ooze the American deep south, languid country tones and an undeniable old school rockstar vibe, all in spite of the fact that the band hail from Liverpool. The band strike the perfect balance between the […]Read More

20 Years Strong: Celebrating Pulp’s ‘Different Class’

30th October 2015 marked the 20th anniversary of Pulp’s number one, four-times platinum, Mercury Prize winning album Different Class. Ranked at number 6 in NME’s 500 greatest albums of all time, Pulp’s fifth studio album was released at the height of Britpop and helped propel the band to nationwide fame. To celebrate the anniversary of […]Read More

Track Review: In Flux // Grace Beneath The Pines

Describing their style as “ambient intergalactic indie rock”, Polish group Grace Beneath The Pines perfectly sum up the vibe of their self-titled debut album with ‘In Flux’, a highly atmospheric, instrumental-heavy track heightened by low, gravely vocals that will have you basking in an aura of 90s soft rock. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/213502463″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” […]Read More

Track Review: Four A.M. // Alexander

British Indie-pop foursome Alexander take you right back to the 90s with their latest single ‘Four A.M”. A comfortably chill track about calling an ex-girlfriend in the early hours of the morning – an often used but not yet tired theme – this track and its wonderfully fun, amateur-style video would sit perfectly amongst your […]Read More

Literature Lessons: The Best Pieces of Literature to Study

English Literature is a popular subject to take at school level and beyond. In these wonderful lessons, pieces of literature are studied in varying detail, depending on the level of qualification the student has reached. Novels and novellas, poems and poetry collections, plays and dramatic monologues all fall under the category of literature, over time […]Read More

Track Review: Four Letter Word // The Ordinary Boys

Let’s all take a moment to jump back to circa 2006. Samuel Preston is stealing all our young hearts on Big Brother, “Boys Will Be Boys” is blasting from the radio and, essentially, we’re all a little bit head-over-heels in love with The Ordinary Boys. Ever since Preston’s infamous, still-hilarious storming off of Never Mind […]Read More

The Sound of the Working Class

Those who argue that class struggles were a feature of Victorian Britain alone are too far up the social ladder to understand how the other half live. Under Conservative rule, the level of poverty is increasing. With the rising number of families part of the ‘working poor’ – an umbrella term to describe those who […]Read More

The Month in Films: May 2015

Exams are fast approaching, and in the midst of all that desperate revision and stress, you’re gonna need a breather. Luckily for you, we here at The Indiependent have it covered, as we highlight some of the best films hitting the shelves this month. Among May’s releases are some Oscar-winning beauties – ranging from biopics […]Read More