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HAPPY MONDAYS: BEZ | INTERVIEW

HAPPY MONDAYS: BEZ | INTERVIEW

The world’s most famous maracas player talks to Ben Newman about the values of nostalgia raving, life in a reunited Happy Mondays and raving it up. “If anyone told me thirty years ago we’d still be out on the road, selling out shows, rock and rolling and still pulling off the same dance moves I […]

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KURUPT FM | CLUBS PREVIEW

KURUPT FM | CLUBS PREVIEW

Bedlam @ Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union Fri 27 Oct People Just Do Nothing, BBC Three’s sleeper comedy hit about a spliff-huffing posse of pirate radio chancers, is on its fourth series and doesn’t show much chance of slowing down. One of the biggest reasons for the show hitting the mark quite as well […]

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FATHER JOHN MISTY | LIVE PREVIEW

FATHER JOHN MISTY | LIVE PREVIEW

The Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union Sat 4 Nov Having played drums for the luscious Fleet Foxes after starting out in a couple of indie rock bands, Saxon Shore and Stately, Josh Tillman’s musical talent is now better known as Father John Misty and will go on a seven-date UK tour at the end of this year. Following his appearances at […]

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GHOST | INTERVIEW

GHOST | INTERVIEW

Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union Sat 25 Mar “Overall, it’s supposed to be a spectacle of joy: I want people to feel joyous.” This is not, perhaps, the description of a Ghost show that the uninitiated might expect to hear, given the Satanic Swedes’ diabolic aesthetic and lyrical subject matter (sample: “This chapel of […]