Category: Station Blog

Sigrid – “Sucker Punch” (Album review): First-round KO

It feels like Sigrid Raabe, known simply as Sigrid, has been around for forever. Her breakthrough EP, “Don’t Kill My Vibe” came out over two years ago, if you can believe it. Having done the media tours – including a stop at Brixton Academy – her long-awaited debut, “Sucker Punch” has finally arrived amidst a…
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March 8, 2019 0

Maggie Rogers at O2 Academy Brixton: Baddest witch on the planet (Review)

O2 Academy Brixton, London, 19th February 2019 There’s a full moon in the sky on the evening of the 19th February 2019. Luckily for everyone at the O2 Academy Brixton on this night, that means Maggie Rogers’ emotional energy is “through the roof”. We’re in for a special one right here, ladies and gentlemen. Choosing…
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February 26, 2019 0

A Real Londoner’s Guide to the Real London

Having grown up, studied, and worked in London my whole life, I feel like I know the best spots in the city for students on a not-too-tight-but-I’m-not-wasting-my-money-here kind of budget by now. This guide isn’t going to include the very obvious tourist traps, which are still worth visiting but everybody already knows about those. No,…
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February 24, 2019 0

Arctic Monkeys at the O2: Don’t believe the hype? (Review)

The O2 Arena, London, 10th September 2018   For many young British adults, the Arctic Monkeys have a spell-binding aura of both familiarity and yet-lingering mystique about them. They are a band that we’ve all grown up listening to, watching them rise and rise as we ourselves have grown up in parallel. It feels like…
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September 13, 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

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

KCL Radio is on Spotify!

KCL Radio has a new kingdom to rule over: Spotify! That’s right, your favourite Kings and Queens of Student Radio are now on Spotify @ KCL Radio! Throughout the summer and beyond, we’ll be bringing you themed playlists lovingly curated by our fabulous new committee for 2018/19 because sharing music is caring! To kick us off, our…
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July 6, 2018 0

Colombia, Ice Tea, Penalties: KCL Radio follows the 2018 World Cup

Sweepstakes are always great fun. Be it Eurovision, the Grand National or basically any large international competition, the luck of the draw means you get to root for a team you have no prior connections to, at least more often than not. KCL Radio entered the SRA’s 2018 World Cup sweepstakes, drawing 2014’s surprise package…
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July 4, 2018 0

KCL Radio goes to Isle of Wight Festival

A sea of gold and glitter clad campers descended upon a tiny island off the coast of the UK. 60,000 people filled a sun-soaked seaclose park in search of incredible rock and roll music.


June 26, 2018 0

KCL Radio’s New Look

Over the next couple of weeks you may find the KCL radio website changing dramatically. Please do not be alarmed, you’ll still be able to access our stream, whenever it’s live. These changes are happening in our off-peak time to improve your user experience. We will still get things wrong though, so if you find…
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July 11, 2017 0
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