Author: PatrickGunning

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RIOT’s Albums Of The Year 2017 – Top 10

It's finally happened. 2017 is over, and 2018 has swooped in to steal the show. As the collective Christmas/New Years hangover finally fades away, and the prospect of having to return to work sinks in…

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Barack Obama shares his songs of the year

Having left office just under a year ago, former President, Barack Obama, has had "plenty of time on [his] hands this year to catch up" on music and books. Continuing a tradition he'd started during h…

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RIOT’s Albums of the Year 2017 – 20 to 11

If there's one indication of the quality of the past year's music, it's how difficult this list was to put together. With our album rankings often coming to knife edge decisions, or ties that seemed i…

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RIOT’s Albums Of The Year 2017 – 30 to 21

This time of year is traditionally associated with overindulging on festive food, hurriedly cobbling together some last minute plans to see in the new year with some people one doesn't really like, an…

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RIOT’s 2017 Year In Pictures

The past year has seen our photographers take the road with SHEAFS, headed across Europe to cover festivals, and capture some truly brilliant images of some of the world's best bands. Without our phot…

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The RIOT sort-of Christmas playlist

It's back to that time of the year again, where the snow is falling, the holidays are a-coming, and Michael Boublé seems to dominate the airwaves day and night. That's right, it's truly Christmas! So …

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RIOT’S Festival News Roundup #003

As Sunday rolls around, and the onslaught of Christmas parties slowly comes to a close, it comes back to that magical time of the week… That’s right! It’s time for RIOT’s weekly festival news roundup …