The Monthly Music Roundup

Hello and welcome to the first edition of the Monthly Music Roundup! The Weekly Music Roundup has been running for over a year on this blog, and with the increasing workload, our music writer, Alex, will be bringing you a roundup each month containing his favourite songs, albums and so much more! Stay tuned and…

An Update – The Music Roundup

Hi guys. I know it has been a very long time since I wrote my last article, so I will first and foremost apologise. However, over the last few months I have been busier than ever. Whilst I have certainly been listening to music, a packed schedule has prevented me from putting those thoughts onto…

The Music Roundup Week 46: What is SHOEGAZE?

Hello and welcome to Week 46 of the Music Roundup! This week's article will take you through some review of the latest albums, including Lana Del Ray and Justin Bieber! We will also take a deep dive into shoegaze and the highlights of the genre! 10 Songs on Repeat: 1. Farewell Transmission by Songs: Ohia…

The Music Roundup Week 36: Great 2020 EPs!

10 Songs on Repeat: 1. I Troldskog Faren Vild by Ulver (1994)- This Norwegian band is about as genre-defying as they come, working in genres as far-ranging as black metal and synth-pop. However, I am featuring the opener from their 1994 black metal debut Bergtatt, a surprisingly accessible affair that is an excellent place for anyone looking…

The Music Roundup Week 35: Toxicity and Obsession: My Thoughts on ‘Stan’ Culture

10 Songs on Repeat: 1. Cold by Father (2015)- Translated from Korean, this artist belongs to a genre known as deathdream, a sound utilised by a small collection of artists on Bandcamp. Combining the worlds of vaporwave and drone, Cold is the opening track to Father's 2015 record White Death (again, translated from Korean), a gorgeous yet hauntingly devastating…

The Music Roundup Week 34: 3 Albums to get You into Experimental Hip-Hop

10 Songs on Repeat: 1. Valleys by Working Men's Club (2020)- The opener to the British band's impressive debut sets the tone for the record well, demonstrating their smooth brand of dance-punk through driving bass, swirling synths and a confident performance from frontman Sydney Minsky-Sargeant.  2. Desire Lines by Deerhunter (2010)- My interest in this…