All posts tagged Artist

It Was The Artist, Not The Album: Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer prize is arguably one of the greatest honours a writer can possibly receive. During this year’s ceremony on Monday, something unbelievable happened – the music category award, usually […]

REVIEW: Hookworms @ Electric Brixton

Energetic, succinct, and engaging – Hookworms’ live performance proves to keep 2018’s Microshift on dry land The past few years for Leeds-based five-piece Hookworms have been plagued by catastrophe. This […]

Life, it’s a maelstrom but you’ll be ok – celebrating the women who have overcome the storm in their minds

So, it was International Women’s Day on Thursday. In the year of #MeToo and Time’s Up, the key push for the year was #PressforProgress. This was centred around motivating and […]

HAIM Forever

With the exciting news that Haim are going on a headline tour around the UK later this year, I thought it was now an appropriate time to blurt out (or […]

Five artists who died too early (and whose expositions you should pay a visit to)

Do all great artists die early? Do their deaths contribute to their fame/legacy? These thoughts pass through everyone’s mind when one of their favourite artists dies, be it Michael Jackson, […]

In Conversation with: Aleem

Days before the release of the single Stranger Things, we spoke to up-and-coming singer-songwriter Aleem about songwriting, social media, and what we should expect from his debut UK tour. So, […]

In Conversation with: Von Marlon

After a stint in Germany, the Peckham-based Von Marlon embarks on his first self-produced EP, Closure, an intimate record saturated with gritty underground of Berlin techno. CUB caught up with […]

Basquiat Boom for Real

I hadn’t heard of Basquiat before this highly anticipated exhibition landed in the Barbican Art Gallery. In truth, it was because the photo of Basquiat with his Aaron helmet and […]