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Music

How black excellence transformed music history

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Bonya Kleyman discusses the rich history of black musical excellence across a range of genres. ...

Rudimental: freshers’ week 2019 review

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Carl Smith Valdez reviews Rudimental's performance during this year's Freshers' Week. ...

Charlie Sloth at Newcastle Uni: discussing the past, present and future of UK rap

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Tom Moorcroft discusses new music, new ventures and the UK grime scene in his interview with Charlie Sloth. ...

Take Me to The Toon: Hozier takes on the Newcastle City Hall

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It’s pouring it down with rain as eager fans line up outside the venue. Hozier fans old and new exchange conversation over a few pints whilst bustling into the main hall, a...

Review: the 1975 at Leeds Festival

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Reading and Leeds Festival: a staple of the English music scene. An opportunity for you and your mates to enjoy some of the greatest music acts that the time has to offer. 2019...

Beat-Herder 2019: Eclectic mix of artists makes for an other-worldly experience

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Mark Narayn-Lee reviews his experience at 2019's Beat-Herder festival- a gathering for some of the most talented DJ's in the country resulting in dawn til dusk fun!...

AitcH20 – Album Review

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Never head of the 19 year old Manchester-based rapper Aitch? For anyone unaware of the grime artist, he’s risen to fame over the last year or so, with a few hit singles under...

The cannons go skrrrahh, pap, pap, ka-ka-ka: The fiery new diss track from Tsarist Russia’s underground

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The cannons go skrrrahh, pap, pap, ka-ka-ka: The fiery new diss track from Tsarist Russia’s underground Stephen Dawes Reviews Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture (Full with Cannons) ...

Leeds Festival Saturday round-up: The 1975 take on 2019

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Reading and Leeds Festival: A staple of the English music scene. An opportunity for you and your mates to enjoy some of the greatest music acts that the time has to offer. 2019...

Charles Boyd’s album More Sex Less Violence, begs the question: tortured soul or horny teenager?

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During a summer clean out of the Courier’s office, our illustrious editor and I came across a mysterious airmail package dated from 2016, posted for $2.50 all the way from...