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Childhood – ‘Universal High’ Review

Reinventions are the flavour of 2017. Calvin Harris has ditched EDM for disco, Noel Fielding swapped goth attire for nice jumpers and cakes on GBBO, and Jeremy Corbyn proved to…

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Sheer Mag – ‘Need To Feel Your Love’ Review

Sometimes, good rock'n'roll records are all about feel, and Philadelphia five-piece Sheer Mag's debut is a case in point. The first hint comes from its cover, an aeroplane heading through…

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Declan McKenna – ‘What Do You Think About The New Car?’ Review

Winning the Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition at 15, Declan McKenna was swiftly hyped as a musical prodigy. His debut single ‘Brazil’ helped – it’s a piece of jaunty, jangly indie-pop…

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Dizzee Rascal – ‘Raskit’ Review

Few rappers embody grime’s complex relationship with the mainstream as fully as Dizzee Rascal. His acclaimed debut album ‘Boy In Da Corner’ charted the poverty and paranoia of his adolescence…

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‘Dunkirk’ – Film Review

From Pearl Harbour to Saving Private Ryan, Hollywood often trumpets the glory of war and America’s involvement. But Dunkirk offers a British perspective, avoiding gung-ho bombast to focus on the camaraderie…

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‘To The Bone’ – Film Review

Lily Collins has had a stressful time recently. First she bared her soul in an open letter to dad Phil, forgiving him for “the mistakes he made” when she was…

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‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’ – Film Review

Graffiti sprayed by an ape on the walls of an underground tunnel describes this thrilling movie in a nutshell: ‘Ape-pocalypse Now’. The iconic 1979 Vietnam War movie isn’t writer/director Matt…

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‘The Beguiled’ – Film Review

Sofia Coppola recently called her seventh film a “male fantasy turned nightmare”. Adapted from a Thomas P. Cullinan novel written 51 years ago, it exudes a delicious, initially imperceptible darkness,…

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Coldplay – ‘Kaleidoscope EP’ Review

In the past year, the biggest bands in the world have embraced the future by lurching in a new direction, for better or worse. Muse went gung-ho Depeche Mode with…

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Mura Masa – ‘Mura Masa’ Review

Mura Masa is more like Calvin Harris than he’d prefer to admit. Speaking to NME earlier this summer, the 21-year-old producer – real name Alex Crossan – refuted the idea…

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Hounds Of Love – Film Review

Nobody ever really knows what’s happening just down the road. It’s 1987 in suburban Australia, and locals are barely aware that a girl has gone missing. Posters bearing her face…

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Haim – ‘Something to Tell You’ Review

LA trio Haim’s head-turning 2013 debut ‘Days Are Gone’ took them to unexpected places: Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, a Calvin Harris EDM banger, a collaboration with rapper A$AP Ferg, the same…

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