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The FIFA soundtrack to our lives

July 21, 2020

Some songs from the last twenty years have had a chicken and the egg with their success and their appearance on a FIFA soundtrack. Did the chicken hatch before the egg or did it play

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Dua Lipa revives disco pop with Future Nostalgia

April 13, 2020

The British-Kosovan singer has created a fun and ambitious breath of fresh air with her long-awaited sophomore album. Her already released hit singles “Don’t Start Now” and “Physical” set the standard for Lipa’s new age

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Niall Horan laments lost love in latest album

March 30, 2020

It’s been nearly ten years since a wee 16-year-old Niall Horan shot to fame. He auditioned for the X-Factor back in 2010, performing Ne-Yo’s song “So Sick,” and nearly didn’t get through as Katy Perry

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After Hours’ represents toxic love for The Weeknd

March 30, 2020

If you follow The Weeknd on Instagram, you have most likely come across footage of his new album “After Hours” which might have left you wondering what it was all about considering most scenes feature him with a bloody face in the streets of New York.

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JPEGMAFIA’s gigs not for the faint of heart

March 16, 2020

Months after the release of his latest album, “All My Heroes are Cornballs”, JPEGMAFIA arrives at The Academy to thunderous chants of “Peggy”. The sold out gig was packed to the gills, with JPEGMAFIA emerging from the back clad in muay thai shorts and a hoodie, which was quickly taken off.

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The Poppy Enigma

March 2, 2020

YouTube is a platform that can take average people to stardom in a split second, but it is also a haven for odd and disturbing online content. Since its conception in 2005, YouTube has created celebrities like Justin Bieber, Bo Burnham and Carly Rae Jepsen; it’s no wonder people use the platform to launch their careers.

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Miss Anthropocene marks a new era for Grimes

March 2, 2020

Claire Boucher, an artist under the stage name of Grimes, has come a long way since first exploding into the wider public consciousness with 2013’s indie-electro-pop breakout album “Visions”.

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Changing the face of rap music

February 5, 2020

Within the male-dominated world of rap music, a number of female rappers have risen to the forefront of popular culture, subverting industry norms and challenging our perception of the genre within modern society. 

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How celebrities are shaping politics

December 11, 2019

Stormzy has pledged his support for Labour Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn as the UK general election fast approaches, but should musicians and other celebrities be promoting election candidates?

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After all, Liam’s our Wonderwall

December 11, 2019

Irish-British rock’n’roll star and former Oasis lead singer, Liam Gallagher, came to Dublin to continue his UK and Ireland tour on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th to promote his latest album Why Me? Why Not