Album Reviews: 25/05/2015-31/05/2015 inc. The Vaccines, Lifehouse and Jarrod Alonge

The Vaccines – English Graffiti The Vaccines’ third album has been a long time coming, well in terms of their normal speed it is. Their appropriately titled sophmore album Come Of Age came out just 18 months after their successful debut album What Did You Expect From The Vaccines, both of which are indie gems…

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BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2015 Review, 23/05/2015 – 24/05/2015

Festival season is coming. Soon the flower head dresses will be donned, the tents miserably pitched up and the cliché face-paint put on by every guy in sight (happy/sad to admit I did the same at T last year). With Glastonbury just under a month away, the BBC have got music fans hyped for the…

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Violence and Video-games: A Link To The Present?

20th April 1999. The state of Colorado is shaken to its core as two tormented teens Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, equipped with shotguns and explosives, killed 13 people and injured 24 others before killing themselves at their local high school in Columbine. Almost immediately after the fatal attacks, the media put the blame on…

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Review: Tyler The Creator, Barrowlands, Glasgow – May 12th 2015

A sea of supreme hoodie wearing teens pass a fan’s phone on stage to Odd Future leader and star of tonight Tyler The Creator. It’s clear from the moment he answers the phone he’s not the nicest guy about. “We’re all having so much fun here, enjoy your miserable night loser!” he tells the friend,…

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Review: Twin Atlantic, SSE Hydro, Glasgow – May 9th 2015

Twin Atlantic are sort of a big deal. Forming in 2007, the band, comprising of Sam McTrusty, Barry McKenna, Ross McNae and Craig Kneale, have taken a page out of fellow Scots Biffy Clyro’s book and have tackled every rung of the ladder to get to the stage where they can fill an arena of…

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Daredevil Review

NOT the 2003 disaster It’s no surprise that I’m a fan of AMC’s Breaking Bad. No show has ever had me craving for the next episode more than it did and its extraordinary story writing and character development is still unparalleled to this day . Not even Game Of Thrones, a series that I’ve started recently,…

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