Category: Music

My Big Mouth: Save Our Subcultures

This feature can also be found at the South West Londoner, here. Violent attacks against subcultures like punks and goths are now being considered as hate crimes by the Greater Manchester Police (GMP). What was once only the territory of politically-established social …

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Film Review: A Late Quartet

This review can also be found at the South West Londoner, here.Despite my constant burning need to see pretentious non-mainstream film (if it’s in a different language or about socio-politics, even better), my knowledge of the fine arts is actually not so …

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Chiddy Bang – Breakfast

This review can also be found at The Yorker (whoops, I overlooked mirroring this one…) It’s been a while since I listened to an album with honestly interesting sampling. One of the things I love about hip-hop (and music inspired by such) …

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Patient Zero – Curse and Regret (Promo Material)

I wrote this as promo copy for a musical friend of mine, Patient Zero, the album’s fully open to the public now, so go check it out! http://patientzero.bandcamp.com/http://www.youtube.com/user/artistk Many may know Patient Zero from his collaboration with the Internet video group the …

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Metric – Synthetica

 This review can be found at The Yorker, here. I initially found out about Metric though the film Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, where they composed one of the many guest songs (the film is, in part, about Canadian indie bands, after …

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Four Great Video Game Composers

This article can also be found (with additional entries by other writers) at The Yorker, here. It can sometimes feel that soundtrack composers don’t get a lot of credit. Unlike with the general music industry, there’s comparatively little focus paid to those …

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Have You Heard – StooShe and Bluey Robinson

This is a partial version of a feature found at The Yorker, here. StooShe are very much an amalgamation of pop culture from a very specific subculture. Their name derived from the slang term ‘stush’ meaning ‘an air of superiority’; and in …

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