Posts by ryanbell

Slaves announce new album and mini UK tour

Tunbridge Wells based punk duo Slaves have announced their third album, following on from 2016’s ‘Take Control’. ‘Acts of Fear

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Album Review: Kids See Ghosts – ‘Kids See Ghosts’

‘Kids See Ghosts’ is the long awaited and self-titled collaborative project from Kid Cudi and Kanye West, and is the

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Single Review: Idles – ‘Colossus’

Bristol punks IDLES returned this week with new music ahead of their highly anticipated second album, which is set to

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Album Review: Parquet Courts – Wide Awake!

On ‘Wide Awake’, Brooklyn -art punks Parquet Courts present a passionate state of intent, speeding through thirteen tracks articulately tackling

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Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino

There was a feeling of “what next?” for Arctic Monkeys after their 2013 smash hit album ‘AM’, and to many

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Album Review: Janelle Monáe – Dirty Computer

“Everything is sex, except sex, which is power” a statement Janelle Monáe makes on the song ‘Screwed’ which also sums up

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Live Review: The Streets, Leeds O2 Academy

In 2011, Mike Skinner retired his game-changing UK hip-hop group The Streets, having felt he had “run out of new

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Live Review: Alex Cameron, Liverpool Arts Club

On the penultimate date of his EU/UK tour, Australian alt-pop star Alex Cameron played a blinding set at Liverpool’s Arts

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In defence of: Arctic Monkeys – Humbug

As the music world reacts to the news that Arctic Monkeys are releasing their long-awaited sixth album ‘Tranquillity Base Hotel

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Series Review: Save Me

Written and created by its lead actor Lennie James, ‘Save Me’ follows ‘Nelly’, a council estate Jack the Lad, often

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