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Are album bundles helping artists game the UK Official Charts?
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Album Review: if i could make it go quiet // girl in red
This article was originally published in The Indiependent's May 2021 issue, available to purchase here. TikTok queer icon girl in red released her debut album if i could make it go quiet on 30 April via AWAL. The Norwegian artist—real name Marie Ulven—insisted in an interview with HYPEBAE that: “The record is not a conceptual … Continue reading Album Review: if i could make it go quiet // girl in red
Album Review: Fortunes Favour // Ed Cosens
This article was originally published on The Indiependent Tomorrow Ed Cosens makes his debut onto Sheffield’s music scene with solo album Fortunes Favour, having hereunto forged a successful career as a guitarist and co-songwriter in Reverend and the Makers. Reverend and the Makers are known for their rousing working-class anthems, with the band’s artistry often overshadowed by frontman … Continue reading Album Review: Fortunes Favour // Ed Cosens
FKA twigs is right — anyone can be the victim of abuse
I am an Oxford University graduate, and I was in an abusive relationship with a narcissist Sophie* and I arrange to meet in a busy cafe in the middle of town. I’m nervous to meet her, even though I’ve met her once before. We are meeting to share our stories, stories which we hope will … Continue reading FKA twigs is right — anyone can be the victim of abuse
Album Review: Heavy Male Insecurity // Death By Unga Bunga
This article was originally published on The Indiependent When Charles Darwin sat down to write On the Origin of Species I’m going to hedge my bets and say that he didn’t anticipate the figure described in ‘Modern Man’, the first track from Death By Unga Bunga’s raucous new album, Heavy Male Insecurity, out today (12 February) via Jansen Records. … Continue reading Album Review: Heavy Male Insecurity // Death By Unga Bunga
This Is How The Handforth Parish Council Christmas Party Would Go Down
This article was originally published on The Indiependent Councillor Brian Tolver wanted the annual Christmas party to be at Pizza Express, but then Jackie Weaver suggested that that might not reflect very well on Handforth Parish Council in the wake of Prince Andrew’s glowing endorsement of the Italian restaurant chain. Scouser Cynthia Samson chimed in … Continue reading This Is How The Handforth Parish Council Christmas Party Would Go Down
Newspapers and orange juice: what do you do when someone says they don’t want to marry you?
“Isn’t it funny how when we first moved in together we had visions of us drinking freshly squeezed orange juice and reading the papers together every Sunday?” he says. Not particularly, I think to myself, as I pack the last four years of my life into cardboard boxes. I seal them shut with parcel tape … Continue reading Newspapers and orange juice: what do you do when someone says they don’t want to marry you?
Do Bridgerton’s ‘raunchy’ sex scenes actually fail the audience?
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Song of the Week: Egocentric // Death By Unga Bunga
This article was originally published on The Indiependent It’s Monday, the first day back after two weeks of annual leave. Just getting out of bed was a struggle, never mind finding the motivation to wade your way through an inbox full of emails that your colleagues sent solely so they’d look productive during that weird … Continue reading Song of the Week: Egocentric // Death By Unga Bunga