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TxkeOff and Land’s visit to Oxford will no doubt bring a new energy to the city, offering an elite clubbing experience to all its attendees with live artists performing
Obama greets the cast of Hamilton

‘Say we want a revolution’: Music, politics, and protest songs

While some may hold the view of music as an absolute art form, the fact is that music is an integral part of human culture, society and our passion for protest

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The opening track of George Ezra’s album Staying at Tamara’s moans ‘Why, why, what a terrible time to be alive’, and in 2018 this...
Tony stabs Bernardo in the 1957 production of West Side Story

Is West Side Story still relevant today?

West Side Story has stood the test of time not just because of its artistic mastery, but because of its universal message. As the show’s choreographer Jerome Robbins once said, the show is about intolerance all over the world, not just in 1950s New York. In many ways, the show is more relevant today than it ever has been.

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Ariana Grande finds produces some intermittent bangers while caught in the changing tides of contemporary pop

Sufjan Stevens: Saying is believing

Everything about Stevens’ work is an attempt to love right, and to believe right

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Why are we so drawn to music that puts us on edge?

Music, Magic, and Bridging the Gap

The presence of magic in music has shifted and evolved over the years

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Kanye has had a career riddled with dramatic events – what has this done to his legacy?

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"Peppers embodies everything great about this little, funny city."