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REVIEW: Blaenavon / Anteros / Paris Youth Foundation – Hare and Hounds

Blaenavon are a multi-faceted, hyper aware band. They know they’re good, and they are the sound everyone has been waiting for to erupt through the cracks in the floor. On the home stretch of their pre-album tour, Blaenavon created a tornado of ferocity, passion and heat. Paris Youth Foundation kicked off the gig at the …

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06 April 2017
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Search Party: Narcissism in New York

[This article contains spoilers] For all intents and purposes, Search Party is not your average mystery drama. It’s razor sharp, quick witted and atmospheric. The millennial lives of four New Yorkers takes a 360 spin when someone they know goes missing without a trace. When Dory finds out her college dorm mate Chantal is missing, …

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06 January 2017
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Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman Album Review

Ariana Grande’s latest album, Dangerous Woman blends amazing vocal talent showcasing a range of musical styles from multiple featuring artists together to create one of the best albums I have heard so far in 2016. The album kicks off with ‘Moonlight’, which has a beautiful vocal arrangement by Grande, coupling that with a gripping jazzy feel …

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25 May 2016
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Blac Shade: Launch Party!

Blac Shade are a company specialising in high quality made sunglasses. The company are opening up a new store in Birmingham and some of BCU’s very own students helped organise an event to raise awareness and help launch the brand. The event had a successful turnout which helped provide an amazing atmosphere. Guests were greeted …

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21 April 2016
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Years and Years take on Birmingham

Synthpop trio Years & Years took to the stage on Friday night at the Barclaycard arena here in Birmingham, the venue was full of excited fans who were ready to sing and dance their hearts out with Olly, Emre and Mikey. MO started off the night getting the crowd warmed up, getting them dancing to …

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07 April 2016
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Rat Boy: Review

On the Birmingham leg of the NME awards tour, sandwiched between Manchester MC Bugzy Malone and grunge brothers Drenge is Rat Boy. In the same ripped jeans and vintage long sleeve that he stumbled around sound check in, 19 year-old Jordan Cardy sprints on stage to a wave of fans, revved up from moshing to …

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18 February 2016
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Laura Mvula- Overcome Review!

Laura Mvula, a great last name, and a great new single. “Overcome” begins with a good foundation but, sadly, it wasn’t built upon enough with her vocals. Granted, Mvula has a powerful and quirky voice, but in “Overcome” her range of vocal talent lacked This is Mvula’s comeback single since her album “Sing to the Moon”, …

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08 February 2016
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Holiday review: Lisbon, Portugal

Depending on what you look for in a holiday, Lisbon is the best of both worlds – a chance to explore a big city and relaxation of a beach holiday that we all crave for in England. Lisbon to me is a mixture of San Francisco and New York at first glance. It has a …

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10 September 2015
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Holiday review: Tenerife

  So Tenerife isn’t perhaps the most tucked away gem in Europe, but it holds a special place in my heart. Away from the commercialised Playa Las Americas were English pubs, fast food outlets and clubs are aplenty, nearby resort of Costa Adeje offers a mix of international tourists and a more taste of Spain, …

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08 September 2015
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Bullet For My Valentine – Venom: Money For Old Hat?

By Jake Adshead After a relatively low-key couple of years away from public exposure, Welsh metal icons Bullet For My Valentine have hit a relatively lackluster 2015 metal scene with their highly anticipated 5th album, “Venom” …But haven’t injected any much needed life into their once fledgling career or music genre. Anticipation for Bullet’s “Heaviest and …

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19 August 2015
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