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Interview: Julia Michaels

Check the liner notes, the acknowledgements, and most crucially, the songwriting credits on some of the biggest records and singles of the past five years, and you’ll find Julia Michaels popping up with great regularity. Michaels has worked with some […]

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Interview: Zara Larsson

Pop is definitely having a female-dominated moment. Right now, the charts are adorned by a fierce crop of exciting new female artists such as Dua Lipa, Camila Cabello and Little Mix. The likes of Rita Ora, Katy Perry and Sia […]

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Interview: Linda Grant

If you took English at the University of Portsmouth and happened to choose the unit Literary Prizes and Public Acclaim in your second year you would’ve stumbled across a little gem of a book titled When I Lived In Modern […]

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Interview: Menace Beach

“We just came over to Liverpool to get an emergency passport. We just realised that Liza didn’t have a valid passport so now we are freaking out about how we can get our visas in time,” laughs Ryan Needham, founding […]

Music

Interview: Embrace

With six albums and a repertoire of timeless anthems to their name, Embrace are ready to hit the road again. Their eagerly-anticipated December tour will come to the Portsmouth Pyramids on December 16th. Currently in the studio, the band are well on […]

Music

Interview – Blaenavon

For bands pinched from obscurity at a young age, that uncomfortable period of growth bookended by childhood and adolescence can be neglected. That coming of age is unnaturally thrust upon you without even a moment to contemplate. The blind leap […]

Music

Interview – Gavin James

Singer-songwriter Gavin James, who performed at Portsmouth’s Wedgewood Rooms in early October, has had a whirlwind of a year. From supporting the likes of Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran on tour, to appearing on The Late Late Show with James Corden […]

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