Tags : Dance

Album Review: .wav // Flux Pavilion

Flux Pavilion’s debut album Tesla was a blended mixture of darkened EDM and electronic music. His latest album .wav gives us more of the artist’s abilities and musicality in rhythm, storytelling and talent. It is hard not to recognise a similar tone in the album’s first song ‘Everywhere Cable Goes Somewhere’. It has a similar […]Read More

TV Review: ‘Tiny Pretty Things’ Tries To Bring New Light

Set at a prestigious Chicago ballet school, Tiny Pretty Things follows newcomer Neveah (Kylie Jefferson) as she joins the school amidst the mystery of who pushed one of the dancers, Cassie Shore, off the roof. Running alongside this are a myriad of smaller stories involving illicit relationships (including a teacher-student affair), eating disorders, islamophobia, sexual […]Read More

Blast from the Past: Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites //

Now that dubstep has faded from popular consciousness, it’s perhaps easy to forget just what an impact Skrillex’s Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites had upon release ten years ago and the legacy it’s left since. With his second EP, Sonny Moore took dubstep from south London nightclubs to daytime radio and introduced a whole new […]Read More

Track Review: Be a Rebel // New Order

Manchester Legends New Order are back with their first material for five years. The track, ‘Be a Rebel’, is the band’s first release since their comeback album Music Complete in 2015.  This track reminds us of New Order’s leading role in electronic dance-rock. ‘Be a Rebel’ arranges bubbly, up-beat synths evoking positivity and excitement. This […]Read More

Theatre Review: Cinderella // Birmingham Royal Ballet

David Bintley’s Cinderella, staged in 2010, has made it’s way out of the archives to add a little bit of magic to our current circumstances. With breath-taking staging, bold characterisation and flawless choreography, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of Cinderella is enchanting from beginning to end. Whether through the Brother’s Grimm, Disney or Pantomime, most people […]Read More

Single Review: Same Mistakes // Seramic

Seramic, also known under real name Marcus Foster, has gained a reputation as one of the most sought after musicians, mixing synth electronic beats with luxurious soul and pop sounds. Following on from releases ‘Greg’s Love’ and ‘I Got You’, which earned Seramic glowing reviews and recommendations from well-known publications including The Sunday Times and Mixmag, […]Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Free Things // Oli Hannaford

Newcomer Oli Hannaford, originally from Devon, has been making waves in the past few months, having performed a live session for BBC Introducing, and winning the Jack Wills Young Brits award for creativity. ‘Creative’ is certainly the word to describe his debut single ‘Free Things’, premiering exclusively on The Indiependent. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/228987721" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" […]Read More

Album Review: Music Complete // New Order

After the departure of New Order‘s bassist and founding member, Peter Hook, back in 2007, it seemed like the Manchester icons’ celebrated tenure was about to grind to a bitter halt. Hook constantly slated his former group in the press, while fans and critics alike questioned whether New Order could really continue without his idiosyncratic, melodic […]Read More

5 Best SBTRKT Collaborative Songs

There is no doubt that SBTRKT, the adept individual often found in native society ceremonial masks and better identified outside of the industry as Aaron Jerome, creates the most captivating of pieces when working individually. However, the music created when he collaborates with gifted vocalists such as ‘Sampha’ and ‘Jessie Ware’ can be exceptional and, […]Read More