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  • Review: End of the Road Festival
  • Watch: Meggie Brown releases video for 10/6 ahead of show at Birthdays, London
  • IDLES open doors to their ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’ exhibition in London

Review: End of the Road Festival

11 Sep 2018

I have never been more enamoured with a festival like I have with End Of The Road. The first reason is because, normally, I fucking hate silent discos. End Of The Road’s silent disco is the silent disco in which all must be measured against. You’re enclosed by a leafy, visually beautiful setting, the DJ’s… Read more »

Watch: Meggie Brown releases video for 10/6 ahead of show at Birthdays, London

07 Sep 2018

Meggie Brown’s new tune is a stunner. Spawned from the annals of a windowless North London living/rehearsal space, it is an ode to the surreal places waning mental health can take you – and through Brown’s direct address to the listener, almost an ode of encouragement, a reminder that everyone is more or less in… Read more »

IDLES open doors to their ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’ exhibition in London

31 Aug 2018

Beginning yesterday and ending today (30-31 August), Electric Gallery in Shoreditch plays host to Bristol punks IDLES and the artwork they feel best encapsulate the themes, ideas and ethos of their new album ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’ (Out today). The exhibition was curated by IDLES’ singer Joe Talbot and it features a whole host of… Read more »

Review: Slaves – Acts of Fear and Love

29 Aug 2018

On the release of their debut album- ‘Are You Satisfied?’ – Slaves were confronted with a strange degree of attention for a punk duo from Kent. It mainly concerned their explosive live shows and shrewd ability to cover some of the more unexpected hits of the time like Skepta’s ‘Shutdown’. However, the band received some… Read more »

Review: IDLES – Joy as an Act of Resistance

29 Aug 2018

‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’ is the elevating second album from Bristol punks IDLES, following on from the immense success of their debut record ‘BRUTALISM’ last year. The record starts with the ominous building of single ‘Colossus’, which isn’t far from the aggression and catharsis of their debut record. Frontman Joe Talbot sings ‘I am… Read more »

Issue 18 Illustration Competition: Two Weeks Left To Enter

24 Aug 2018

We are on the lookout for the next great So Young illustrator to bring something new to our pages! As our eighteenth issue draws closer, the deadline for entries to our Illustration Competition does too. Entrants to our competition have the chance to win £200, their winning entry in So Young Issue Eighteen, feature in our… Read more »

Listen: Leeds’ MUSH release captivating single ‘Dopemine Loops’

24 Aug 2018

Whilst the likes of Bodega are hopping across the pond with their intelligent insight of society through well thought out playful guitar songs, Leeds quartet Mush are raising the game and producing slacker art rock that has seen the band produce guitar riffs that captivate and groove garnering them some well earned attention. Having played with some of the… Read more »

Portsmouth’s Dials Festival announce final wave of acts including Yassassin and Krush Puppies

23 Aug 2018

Portsmouth and more specifically Southsea, has always had it’s own scene. Gig goers would and will continuously fill its large and small venues but always with an ear to the ground for what’s rising. A micro Brighton of sorts, the city can be praised for always thinking forwards when it comes to alternative music. Dials… Read more »

Review: Our Girl – Stranger Today

16 Aug 2018

Our Girl – Stranger Today Out 17/08/18 via Cannibal Hymns ‘Stranger Today’ is the debut record from Brighton born trio Our Girl. Droning guitars with soft ethereal vocals from Soph Nathan are the signature on the album, cementing Our Girl’s inimitable noise. Britpop sensibilities and melancholic grunge fuse together for a nostalgic atmosphere felt in every aspect of… Read more »

Watch: Ellie Bleach releases video for new single ‘Leave Me Alone’

15 Aug 2018

Alt-pop songwriter Ellie Bleach is back with nostalgic visuals for new single ‘Leave Me Alone’. The song is an emphatic statement of female independence in the tradition of Fiona Apple or Lily Allen. Matt Wilkinson of Beats1 praised the single on its release, describing it as “if Goat Girl were singing a Lily Allen song.”… Read more »