• Interview: Tusk

    Tusk are blowing up in Nottingham. We were lucky enough to get to know them before they become monumentally huge. First of all congrats on the reception of your music, it seems to be blowing up in Nottingham right now. How have you guys found the reaction?  We started writing ...

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  • Lskins Interview

    Ayo managed to catch up with a pioneer of the UK hip hop scene. Lskins started up free styling at school and soon was linking with Flyo, another pioneer in the scene. What is the concept behind the ‘Elevator Music’ project? This is the first project I started with the ...

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  • Miller Blue’s Debut EP

    Hannah Dixon interviews Ben Edwards, or Miller Blue, a self-taught singer songwriter and producer from Shropshire, currently studying his first year at Leeds College of Music and celebrating the recent release of his debut EP ‘Persistence’.  With an extremely busy schedule of student life, studio time, zipping up and down ...

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  • Bittersweet Baghdad

    Ayo Fagbemi is a head editor at Diss, and runs Thyme Creative Company. This piece is looking at the stunning work of Alia Hassan, in his film “BITTERSWEET BAGHDAD” Alia Hassan and his allegorical crew have proven their talent pushing the boundaries of videography. Their clear eye for style, attention to ...

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  • Corbyn for Grime Minister

    I know the similarities between Jeremy Corbyn’s political uprising and the recent surge of the Grime scene are blindingly obvious but I thought I’d put them down on paper. One year ago, young white men in front-facing baseball caps were not sticking two fingers in the air and shouting “Tell ...

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  • Television – Marquee Moon

      It’s obvious that the music press and many music fans are given over to mythologizing bands of a certain period and scene. Though in all likelihood if I say The Ramones you’ll think “Primark T-shirts”, and if I say The Strokes you’ll say “posing tossers”, they are both inauspicious ...

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  • Van Zellar in Photos

    Van Zeller originally formed in 1976, but quickly disbanded for some 20 odd years pending their births. Since they reformed, they have been continually lowering the bar of what is achievable as a band, but with a certain flare and dexterity that catches the ear. The band is full of stories ...

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  • Coral – Distance Inbetween

      ARTICLE BY JOSH LATHAM You’d be forgiven for thinking that The Coral had dropped off the map. They were undoubtedly one of the highlights of the early 2000s indie boom, at once a champion and an outlier of the movement. They presented a cinematic and 60s influenced approach to ...

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