Band of the week…

July 27, 2010

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TEETH: This electro-indie outfit are not to be confused with the corresponding title of the 2007 horror film in which a young American girl suffers from a grotesque and unfortunate deformity that leads to the development of a set of dental features within her lady-parts. Originating from East London, the band has been propelled into […]

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Album Review: Prince – 20Ten

July 12, 2010

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Release Date: 10th July (UK and Ireland) Record Label: NPG Records On the 10th July 2010, Popular music icon Prince released his thirty third studio album, entitled ’20Ten’. Rather than the predictable and often ceremonious release through record stores and download sites, Prince decided that for the second time in his career he would simply […]

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Live Review: Kele Okereke

July 6, 2010

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Venue: O2 Academy Oxford Date: 2nd July For those of you who don’t know, Kele [Okereke] is the lead singer and guitarist from the East London Indie outfit Bloc Party. Tonight however, we see Kele going it alone (with the assistance of a new support band), performing in only his third outing as a solo […]

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The Return Of Mr West

June 25, 2010

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Granted this is far from the exclusive,breaking news that many will attribute to theirblog rolls. In fact it has been several weeks since the debut single (‘Power’) from Kanye West’s forthcoming album leaked onto web and subsequently succumbed to the brutality of file sharing. However last week following its ‘unofficial’ release, the chauvinist himself released the […]

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Live Review: Ellie Goulding

June 18, 2010

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Venue: Shepherd’s Bush Empire Date: June 9th The luminous, pale blue glow of hundreds of camera phones fills the crowded amphitheatre that is Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Screams of anticipation rise and subside like waves crashing against the stage as an expectant, female dominated audience monitor the surrounding room with military precision, in hope of being […]

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Kele Prepares For Solo Release

June 12, 2010

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When Bloc Party announced in November 2009 that the band was to take an indefinite hiatus in proceedings, there was certainly a cause for pessimistic thoughts to surface that questioned whether one of the finest Indie bands to emerge in recent years would ever return. Whilst it is not the reprise of the full line […]

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From Recent Archives: OCM Events

June 3, 2010

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The music-based venture known as Oxford Contemporary Music (OCM) provides musical insight, inspiration and promotes innovation. As a respected charity, which has evoked support from local councils as well as both Universities within Oxford in recent years, the organisation strives to create opportunities for those with musical aspirations and also seeks to broaden musical horizons. […]

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