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Halloween Playlist
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Halloween Playlist

October 31st, 2016 | by NUSU
Balahaus – ‘Bela Lugosi’s Dead’: The genre of Gothic Rock can be directly traced back to this 9 ½ minute post-punk epic. Taking its namesake from Hungarian horror-film star Bela Lugosi – the quintessential...
Two Door Cinema Club – Gameshow
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Two Door Cinema Club – Gameshow

October 31st, 2016 | by NUSU
It’s been a long three years since we’ve had anything new from Northern Irish band Two Door Cinema Club, their last release, Changing of the Seasons (an EP), wasn’t quite enough for fans who hadn’t heard a new full album...
YAK – ThinkTank Review
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YAK – ThinkTank Review

October 31st, 2016 | by NUSU
It’s a Thursday night at ThinkTank, and, after using up all of my data trying to locate this place, I’m ushered out of the cold into a red lit, rocker collage of a room. The dingy yet eccentric atmosphere of the venue itself...
Rebecca Ferguson – Superwoman
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Rebecca Ferguson – Superwoman

October 31st, 2016 | by NUSU
One of the most talented and promising artists coming out of the British X-Factor is back with an intensely personal album that stirs up the soul, but musically, is a little bit lacking. At a glance, it might seem a tad...
Akala Interview
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Akala Interview

October 26th, 2016 | by NUSU
When I met Akala, he was just as cool as I had hoped. He was sitting on a sofa in full white looking like a snow wolf with dreadlocks. He looked energized, despite this being his 5th show in as many nights as part of...
LIVE: The Divine Comedy @ The Sage
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LIVE: The Divine Comedy @ The Sage

October 25th, 2016 | by NUSU
While not to everyone’s tastes, there’s one thing you can’t dispute when it comes to Neil Hannon: the man knows how to put on a show. The Divine Comedy’s latest album is Foreverland, and the...
Wild Beasts Interview
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Wild Beasts Interview

October 24th, 2016 | by NUSU
Sophie: Boy King is a lot more electronic than your earlier music, but there was evidence pointing towards this transition on Present Tense. Does this parallel a growing interest in modern electronic music or is it something...
Akala Review – Riverside
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Akala Review – Riverside

October 24th, 2016 | by NUSU
Jack Redley reviews Akala at Riverside...
Kano – Riverside Review
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Kano – Riverside Review

October 24th, 2016 | by NUSU
On the 8th October, I was at The Riverside venue in Newcastle reviewing Akala, a rapper whose credentials are envied by other rappers. His show was as impressive as expected; full of energy and an incredible display of lyrical...
Kaiser Chiefs – Stay Together
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Kaiser Chiefs – Stay Together

October 24th, 2016 | by NUSU
I’m a very big Kaiser Chiefs fan. I legally own copies of all their albums. I’ve seen them live twice. I know how to play ‘The Angry Mob’ on keyboard and most of Off With Their Heads on the drums. ‘Good Days...