Film

Incredibles 2

It’s been 14 years since Pixar’s The Incredibles laid the foundations for the pop culture zeitgeist of superhero syndrome that has since followed. In that time, we have seen countless heroes, villains, prequels and sequels with even more set to follow from Marvel and DC Studios. The Incredibles 2 though, kicks off immediately where the […]

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Music

Camden Rocks Festival Review

This year’s Camden Rocks was the expected assembly of the great, the good, the spectacular, the amazing and the downright unexpected. On a sunny Saturday, our extravaganza commenced at the Hawley Arms with the dreamy pop of Lots Holloway – a gentle and laid back introduction to a day that this warm and dreamy music […]

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Music

Powerless: the dark side of student nightlife

Under the strobe lights and blaring music of nightclubs many students and young people are sexually harassed and even assaulted. Perpetrators are unpunished as bouncers and staff often turn a blind eye. The victims are left feeling scared, powerless and miserable. For many students, the nightlife is as important as any other aspect of university. […]

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Interviews, Music

The Solo Armada Frank Turner interview

Despite releasing an album, conducting a full UK tour and headlining every night of Lost Evenings (a festival put together under his name), British folk-punk musician Frank Turner found time on the final day of Lost Evenings to sit down with the Solo Armada for a chat. After delightedly grabbing himself one of the Armada’s […]

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Interviews, Music, News

Dot to Dot Festival Highlights

Images courtesy of Georgina Hurdsfield 15:30 – Café Nero Pocket book and pen – Check. Backup pen– Check. Wristband– Check. Coffee – Check Let’s do this. On Friday May 25th – I made it my mission to dart from venue to venue – joining the dots on the Manny music map in order to bestow […]

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Music

Camden Rocks Announces Set Times

It’s great to see festival line-ups published early – they give you a chance to plan which of the ‘clashes’ you’ll prioritise, which you’ll risk missing and exactly when, opportunities permitting, you’ll just sit and have a beer and relax. So here we go with this year’s Camden Rocks Festival. As ever I’ll want to […]

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Film

Deadpool 2

Nine times out of ten when you’re feeling sad you watch a funny movie to lift your spirits. But when you’re happy you’ll rarely give a tear jerker a go. With summer fast approaching, sunnier weather and longer days most of us are generally happier at the moment. What better way to celebrate than to […]

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