Rough Trade Records, March 2013
After a five year wait for Angles and the odd separation of band members during recording, you’d be forgiven for thinking The Strokes’ days were numbered. Luckily, you’d be wrong. The noughties uber-cool pretty boys have polished off oversized sunglasses and reunited in the studio to bring us their fifth studio album Comedown Machine. Continue reading
Yep Roc, March 2013
The world of youth has become a festering pool of cliché -driven Tumblr memes and unflattering beanie hats. The weather’s still British and X Factor is still going. We all need an injection of pep because the Jagerbombs aren’t quite doing it anymore. Enter these Canadian indie rockers who seem pretty happy in their brand of misery. Continue reading
He must be groaning under the weight of all the acclaim piled on top of him recently, but Jake Bugg doesn’t seem to be feeling the pressure. At the tender age of 19, he’s already been hailed as both the voice of a generation and even as the new Billy Bragg, by the man himself during his John Peel lecture at 2012 Radio Festival. We’d all forgive him if he had butterflies in his tummy. Continue reading
Brighton, Brighton Biennial 2012, Culture24, Culturefly, Digital portfolio, English Heritage, NCTJ, Pretty Little Liars, Reviewed Online, The Slits, The Vermilion Border, TV, Urban Explorers, Viv Albertine
Currently, I’m living in Brighton and studying my NCTJ so I can be a qualified journalist. Oh yeah, I can feel your envy.
A big part of my course involves creating a portfolio of my (hopefully published) work. So, this is a picture post of the writing I’ve been doing, for you to enjoy and hopefully share. Continue reading
An ear pounding monologue queued the band’s entrance before the electro pixie strutted onto the stage in giant flatforms and a fashionably oversized blazer to kick-off ‘Don’t Fucking Tell Me What To Do’ proving her polished 90s pop star roots are long gone.
You may have heard the hype and comparisons to Sex and the City for the double-dip recession generation because like the women have real bodies and real sex. It’s shocking that this kind of thing is allowed on TV isn’t it? Continue reading
Minecraft is a veritable hub of creativity that seems to get more and more impressive with each passing month. We all have our favourite builds, I dare say that some of these will be a tad clichéd yet it’s an unfounded fact that most of these builds will be included in most people’s Top 10 lists.
So here we are. [My] 10 Best Minecraft Creations. Continue reading