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Live Review: Boy & Bear // Lido, Berlin

It had been a long, long while since Boy & Bear had taken to the stage in Berlin. Lead singer Dave Hosking’s persisting battles with an array of health concerns put the future of the band in uncer…

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Album Review: Boniface // Boniface

How could we not be excited by the release of Boniface's debut? As self-professed fans of Foals and White Lies, this album was supposed to play right into our ballpark. As always with expectations suc…

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RIOT’s Release Radar #003

This week has marked the return of the NME awards, which saw The 1975, Taylor Swift and Slipknot all picking up gongs. Other winners on the night include Slowthai and Mura Masa taking home the trophy …

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Album Review: The Slow Rush // Tame Impala

Throughout the ten years and four records of Kevin Parker's career as Tame Impala, the sound of his albums has always belied their content. Whether on debut, Innerspeaker and sophomore effort Lonerism…

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WIN Tickets to see The 1975 in Liverpool

One of Britain's finest musical offerings in recent years, The 1975, are touring the UK this month and to celebrate, Riot are teaming up with SJM concerts to give away a pair of tickets to the band's …

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Live Review: Black Marble // Studio 9424

When you think back a few years, specifically around the time that Fabric was closed down, there seems to be an underlying current of worry within the music industry that London’s nightlife could be p…