Posts by ryanbell

Album Review: Idles – Joy as an Act of Resistance

‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’ is the highly anticipated sophomore album from breakout Bristol post-punk group IDLES, who released

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Album Review: Slaves – Acts of Fear and Love

‘Acts of Fear and Love’ is the latest record from Tunbridge Wells noise makers Slaves,  their third full release following

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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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