Stormzy Announces Cambridge Scholarship for Black Students

Stormzy Announces Cambridge Scholarship for Black Students

Last week saw thousands of students collecting their ever important A-level results, for many, this is the make-or-break day of whether they’ve made it into the university of their choice. Grime legend and South Londoner Stormzy yesterday announced the launch of his scholarship which will fund two black student’s tuition fees and maintenance grants for up to four years of education at Cambridge University. Talking to the BBC at his old school in Croydon, Stormzy…

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Marshmello and Bastille, ‘Happier’ – Single Review

Marshmello and Bastille, ‘Happier’ – Single Review

The faceless ‘face’ of dance music, Marshmello, has dropped yet another unexpected but welcome collaboration. This time he’s taken a band known for being genreless, Bastille but who find themselves labelled as pop, indie and rock, however in ‘Happier’, he’s managed to keep that Bastille charm, yet transform their sound just a little bit. Marshmello is coming off the back of a slew of massive collabs with Logic, Khalid, Anne Marie and Selena Gomez, as…

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Satellite Stories, ‘Cut Out The Lights’ – Album Review

Satellite Stories, ‘Cut Out The Lights’ – Album Review

Finland’s most successful indie band ever are back with their fifth, and final, album. Satellite Stories have had quite the career, over 60 million streams, 300 headline shows and five big albums. Cut Out The Lights is seemingly their last hurrah, is it one worthy of a band with such a noted past? The album opens with ‘Green River’, a track that really sets the scene for what’s to come. Big, bright, energetic, guitar pop….

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Dua Lipa Receives The First Ever Key To Her Hometown of Prishtina, Kosovo

Dua Lipa Receives The First Ever Key To Her Hometown of Prishtina, Kosovo

The new Queen of Pop, Dua Lipa, continues her reign. This past weekend, Dua Lipa, alongside Martin Garrix and Action Bronson, headlined the first ever Sunnyhill Festival in her home country of Kosovo, organised by her father, Dukagjin Lipa. Now, Dukagjin Lipa isn’t just known for being the father of the creator of the ‘New Rules’, he himself is a famed Kosovian musician, just like Dua and now he’s organised the largest ever musical festival…

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Pale Wave, ‘Eighteen’ – Single Review

Pale Wave, ‘Eighteen’ – Single Review

‘I was eighteen when I met you, poured my heart out and spilled my whole truth’. Manchester’s Pale Waves, an indie-pop quartet that are taking the world by absolute storm, are back with their latest single ‘Eighteen’. Debuted as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the World Right Now on BBC Radio 1, ‘Eighteen’ is a triumphant song taking you, as well as lead singer Heather Baron Gracie, on an absolute nostalgia trip through your first…

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Ticketmaster Announces Closure Of Reselling Platforms Get Me In! And Seatwave

Ticketmaster Announces Closure Of Reselling Platforms Get Me In! And Seatwave

On Monday afternoon Ticketmaster announced the planned closure of their resale services Get Me In! and Seatwave in an attempt to combat ticket touts. From the Monday 13th August, no new events will be listed on either website, with the sites permanently closing down in October. These will be replaced with a reselling service built into Ticketmaster which will not allow the marking up of ticket prices, and will instead feature a 15% fee to…

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Maggie Roger, ‘Give A Little’ – Single Review

Maggie Roger, ‘Give A Little’ – Single Review

From being ‘discovered’ by Pharell with her viral hit ‘Alaska’ to the massive hit ‘On and Off Again’, Maggie Rogers is no stranger to producing tracks with new and interesting sounds. Her latest track, ‘Give A Little’, is no exception to the rule. It kicks off with a blend of folk strings and synth beats before Roger’s distinctive vocals are overlayed. Rogers is an artist with an ear for the unique, the bizarre and things that shouldn’t work…

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CHVRCHES ft. Wednesday Campanella, ‘Out Of My Head’ – Single Review

CHVRCHES ft. Wednesday Campanella, ‘Out Of My Head’ – Single Review

Hot off of the release of their third full-length album Love Is Dead, Scottish synth/pop trio CHVRCHES has dropped an unexpected collaboration with JPOP/electropop band Wednesday Campanella. ‘Out Of My Head’. Already the track is making waves online, with it close to topping the Viral Charts on Japan’s Spotify. This is a new and interesting move for CHVRCHES, though it is one that makes complete sense, after all, they’ve just played a few shows in Japan including a massive slot…

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