The big Gorillaz weekender continues... Well that didn't last long. Last week I said the OutKast bracket would be the last one of the year, I lied. I did honestly intend to make it the last one and reserve the Madness brackets for the March Madness period, but I just couldn't help myself. I wanted … Continue reading GORILLAZ MADNESS
Pt. 3: I take a look at some more of favourite music videos Happy Monday. It has been 2 weeks since the last segment of Music Video Monday, which means I did not successfully achieve releasing a new segment every Monday. Oh well, I didn't make any promises. That does mean however I'm terrible at … Continue reading Music Video Monday: Mac Demarco, The XX and Young Fathers
Arctic Monkeys, IDLES and King Krule In last weeks instalment of music video Monday I looked at videos that were packed to the brim with meaning, metaphors and hidden agendas. This week I take a look at videos where simplicity is key. Simple music videos obviously still have a great deal of meaning, but, are … Continue reading Music Video Monday Pt. II: Simplicity
I take a look at some new, up and coming independent artists to look out for Cassels In this piece I'm going to take a look at 3 up and coming independent artists who are definitely worth your time (I will talk about each artist individually). The punk revival has seen many new bands enter … Continue reading Indie artists to keep your eye on
I take a look at some sick music videos and talk about them. What more do you want from life? In this new segment, I'm going to pick a couple of my favourite music videos out and talk about them. Sometimes music videos can be just as important as the song itself, adding a further … Continue reading Music Video Monday: Father John Misty, Radiohead, Childish Gambino
Is it possible to enjoy music from problematic artists? In light of the recent "Leaving Neverland" documentary I thought I'd consider the question of whether you can or should separate the music from the artist? Whether or not the accusations made against Jackson are true, this is more of a hypothetical analysis, what if these … Continue reading Can you separate the art from the artist?
What is the best Radiohead song ever? In this segment I pit every Radiohead song against each other to decide what comes out on top. Many March Madness brackets can be found on Reddit. You may need to zoom in:
Hmmm, not really sure where to begin with this one. After heaping some praise on the festival just the other day for some fairly inspired choices on the undercard and giving 3 artists the step up to headline status. Whilst, criticising its lack of female artists toward the top of the poster. This announcement was … Continue reading Reading & Leeds 2019 Announcement 3: Some thoughts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuQG6_evFc8 The best way to scare a tory is to read and get rich. IDLES are at the forefront the current Punk revival. Whether or not you like their music, there is something more important than that to be found here. Their politically driven, poignant lyrics are the star of the show and if you … Continue reading Why IDLES are one of the most important bands right now
I just wanted to be one of The Strokes The Strokes are in my top 10 artists of all time, they've had a fairly inconsistent discography with critics but I enjoy all of their records. With them finally making a comeback this year having not released a full length LP since 2013 and headlining All … Continue reading The Strokes: Where would we be without them?