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Music to cry to: songs that help us through heartbreak

Heartbreak always sucks. It’s just one of the universal truths. Even if you’ve found yourself falling out of love; even if you know ending a relationship is for the best; even if a relationship ended on good terms and you agreed to be friends, the pain of a heartbreak is unfortunately something that is sadly […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Ones to Watch This Summer

If you’re stuck in an office like me all summer with substandard air conditioning and an overwhelming sense of FOMO, a weekend festival is the perfect escape. Obviously the headliners are what initially convinces you to part with an extortionate amount of money to spend three days covered in either mud, suncream or beer (or […]Read More

Why Disney Can’t Remake Magic

Since 2010, Disney has slowly been releasing more and more ‘live-action remakes’ of its classic films. In the wake of 2019’s The Lion King, and with Mulan (2019) soon to be making an appearance on our screens, I have to wonder: who are these remakes for? The early live-action and photorealistic remakes genuinely intrigued me. […]Read More

Live Nation’s ticket scalp scam shows we need to seek

The music industry’s battle with ticket touts has been a vicious and seemingly never ending one. There have been countless opinion pieces by music journalists on their immorality and major artists such as Ed Sheeran have warned their fans of the exploitative practices of ticket touts and launched schemes to avert fans from buying from […]Read More

Song of the Week: Get Bleak // Ducks Unlimited

Canadian outfit Ducks Unlimited’s jangle pop track ‘Get Bleak’ works on a fairly simplistic, repetitive melody which quickly becomes a little catchy earworm.  The premise of the song is about the idea that moving somewhere else is going to solve all your problems. Frontman Tom Mcgreevy said: “It’s something that I’ve heard expressed by a […]Read More

Throwback Thursday: In The Morning // Razorlight

Indie rockers Razorlight might have scored their No. 1 with the single ‘America’ but our favourite song is ‘In The Morning’. The guitar licks have a distinct 2006 quality to them, and it’s the saccharine pop factor to the track which makes it impossible not to sing into your hairbrush as you’re getting ready, which […]Read More

Throwback Thursday: What You Know // Two Door Cinema Club

Fans of Two Door Cinema Club will know they have recently released a new album, False Alarm. It’s a world away from ‘What You Know’, the fifth and final single from the Northern Irish band’s debut, Tourist History. It’s hard to believe that their first ever record came out in 2010!  This upbeat track has […]Read More