Lewis McClenaghan

Always woman: Laura Marling talks music and the muse

The opportunity to hear Laura Marling perform in the kind of intimate setting her complex, tender music demands is becoming an ever-rarer thing. After emerging into the industry nearly a decade ago with 2008’s Alas I Cannot Swim, over the course of four more studio albums Marling has proven herself...
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Posted Mar. 11, 2017

United Vibrations: the South Korean hip-hop phenomenon

We asked cultural societies around campus to share their musical heritage with us. Warwick KoreanSoc writer Sohee Kim’s explores the perhaps suprising popularity of Hip Hop in her country. “The principal factor behind hip-hop’s popularity is its use of rap and spoken word which perfectly complement the heavily oral-based nature...
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Posted Nov. 14, 2016

Views from the Koan: an interview with Truthz

Honest, bipolar, deep. These are the three words Jeremiah Amoako-Gyapong, better known to the world by his alias Truthz, uses to describe his music, a depth that sets the precedent for both his sound and demeanour. Hailing from Enfield in North London, Jeremiah now juggles a second-year Law and Sociology...
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Posted Nov. 8, 2016

Review: Free Admission

For someone who spends hours in front of a crowd laying bricks for her latest show Free Admission, cabaret extraordinaire and nudist auteur Ursula Martinez is not so great at keeping up walls. The ‘prelude’ to her performance, which she insists “isn’t part of the performance…but it is really isn’t...
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Posted Oct. 25, 2016