Posts by ryanbell

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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Album Review: Cabbage – Nihilistic Glamour Shots

After multiple e.p.s and a compilation album, Mossley punks Cabbage finally release their long awaited debut album “Nihilistic Glamour Shots’.

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Live Review: Morrissey – Leeds First Direct Arena

Twelve thousand or so left the chilly West Yorkshire wind on Saturday night, shuffling into the First Direct Arena to

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Live Review: Kendrick Lamar – Manchester Arena

From the opening ‘I got, I got, I got, I got!’ of ‘DNA.’, Compton rap superstar Kendrick Lamar has the

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Album Review: Sleaford Mods – Key Markets

Key Markets is the third full album from Nottingham-based punk/hip hop duo Sleaford Mods. The group is led by vocalist

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