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‘Ard Work Pays Off

Ard Adz & Shallow are aspiring artists from Brixton, South London who both started their journey into music in their early teens. After posting music videos on the Internet the duo have built up a large audience within the UK underground hip-hop scene, with no record label and with no outside help from companies like […]

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Lorde Is Here to Rule the World

This is Lorde. She is a musician from New Zealand and currently one of the top-charting artists on US radio thanks to the success of her single ‘Royals’. She is also just 16. Later this month, her first full-length album ‘Pure Heroine’ will be released, and I am writing here because you should know about […]

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Superhero Surfer

A Brazilian man has hit the world headlines after surfing a 100-foot wave in Portugal, thought to be the biggest ‘ride’ on record. Carlos Burle was taking part in the Ride of the Year category in the Billabong XXL competition in Portugal, when he braved the towering slope. Onlookers clearly were astonished and enthralled at […]

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Book Review: Zombies From History

I’m not the biggest fan of zombies. While many of my friends love to fantasise about the undead apocalypse, regaling tales of how they would survive, where they would hideout, and which weapons they would use to decapitate the reanimated, I do not enjoy this exercise in imagination. This is because if zombies ever did […]

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Lou Reed RIP

Brian Eno, godfather of ambient music, once observed that although not a lot of people bought The Velvet Underground’s debut album, all those who did went on to form a band. Such is their cultural influence and indeed the influence of Lou Reed who acted as frontman and songwriter. The world of music is therefore […]

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Film Review: Riot From Wrong

Going into the screening of Fully Focused’s Riot From Wrong I knew almost nothing of the London Riots. I come from Philadelphia in the US. I was aware of what happened in August 2011, but had no idea about the “whys” and “hows” of the situation. My naïveté turned to shock when the film began; […]

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