READING FESTIVAL: The Snuts Interview

Katherine Badman and Nadine Bailey catch ‘The Snuts’ for a quick interview backstage!

August 25, 2018 0

A Week On: KCL Radio’s Tribute to the Queen of Soul

KCL Radio’s Head of Entertainment (and soul-music devotee) Alexa Dewar gives a personal tribute to the late soul Queen, Aretha Franklin, on behalf of KCL Radio.

August 24, 2018 0

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (REVIEW!) One Spy filled Roller-coaster Ride!

  The following review contains some limited spoilers of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation ( the one that came out before this one) Three years ago I was a fresh-faced youth, or at least fresher faced than I am today. I was ready to start university in the autumn and I had my whole life…
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August 20, 2018 0

3, 2, 1… The Best Performances at Bestival, According to ALEXA

  There were performances going on left, right and centre for the whole 4-days of Bestival. Almost too many to handle. And while no one (sadly, including myself) could adopt magical qualities of teleportation to make sure all gigs were covered, I’m going to let you know who impressed me the most out of the…
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August 12, 2018 0

Bestival 2018: Layla’s Top 3 Live Performances!

Here it is!  After seeing some great live acts (and a couple of not so great ones) in such a short weekend, it was difficult to pin down exactly who was my favourite.  However, Alexa and I have somehow managed to decide who our top 3 live performances were, and here are mine…   NUMBER…
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August 12, 2018 0

I Have Nothing…but love for Whitney (REVIEW)

  My friends and I watched the new doc Whitney [2018] last week because we love all things Whitney Houston, but we were TOTALLY unprepared for the emotional rollercoaster that we were about to embark on. Everyone knows about Houston’s hardships with fame, marriage and drugs, but director Kevin Macdonald documents her journey from a young…
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August 1, 2018 0

Mamma Mia 2 – a musical sadder than Les Miserables?

Okay first up – this review is NOT spoiler free. You have been warned. Secondly: my initial reaction to this movie has not stopped me from listening to solely ABBA for the last week nor from booking tickets to see the movie again. Ready? Let’s dive into it.   Mamma Mia 2 – Here We…
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July 29, 2018 0

Let’s talk music videos #1

Hiya!! I’m Holly (the new Head of Social Media and Publicity for the 2018/19 committee and host of Losing Our Edge) and since this is my inaugural post on the KCL Radio blog I thought I’d just write about something I love which is music videos. As much as I love music as an art…
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July 26, 2018 0

A Chat About Tommy G’s Lighting Matches

What’s with all they hype around this “proper lad but one you would take home to your mum” ? We checked in with our Queen of Music Layla Davis to find out what she had to say about Mr Grennan and his debut album.

July 16, 2018 0

Metronomy at the Somerset House Summer Series Review

Having been an avid follower of the indie synth-pop group Metronomy for many years now, it has always struck me as nothing short of remarkable just how this band has managed to keep their sumptuous sonic inflections at such relatively low levels of super-stardom. While being hugely successful, it would be safe to say that…
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July 9, 2018 0