Music

Review: Foxygen – Hang

I can’t say I’ve ever had more than a passing interest for L.A. based progressive pop outfit Foxygen’s music; the only album that impressed me in their discography was 2011’s Take the Kids Off Broadway. 

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BBC Introducing’s Matt Wills set to play Lincoln SU pub

Matt Wills is a young singer-songwriter from London, setting out on a tour with ‘Coffee House Sessions’, which is a national acoustic touring circuit that provides fresh artists with exposure through performances in coffee houses across the UK. Matt’s music is acoustic at heart, but also features 80’s and hip hop elements, and all his […]

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Spotify reveals the top 2016 song Lincoln students loved this year

The music streaming service Spotify has released a university league table, which reveals the top five songs students at the University of Lincoln fell in love with in 2016.

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Review: The Weeknd – Starboy

In the early hours of this morning, The Weeknd finally released his new album ‘Starboy’ after teasing the world with short films, pre-releases, clothing brands and the whole spiel that comes with releasing one of the most anticipated albums of 2016.

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Billy Bragg speaks to The Linc

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will take to the stage at the Lincoln’s Engine Shed later this month.

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Review: Regina Spektor – Remember Us To Life

Four years after her last LP, Regina Spektor returns with Remember Us To Life, an album almost bursting with clever, haunting lyrics and deceivingly sweet melodies.

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Review: Idina Menzel – idina.

You may know her as the voice of Elsa in Frozen or the original Elphaba in Wicked, yet Idina Menzel has released another solo album – and it’s passable at best.

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Review: OneRepublic – Oh My My

U.S. band OneRepublic are back with their long-awaited fourth album.

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Get Inuit come to town

Kent-based ‘Get Inuit’ came to Lincoln to perform at the Platform on the 17th of October and The Linc’s Alex Slater managed to catch up with them.

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Review: Green Day – Revolution Radio

Popular culture in 2016 seems to have gone: “Hey, what was popular 20 years ago? Pokémon, Ghostbusters, Hey Arnold, MTV, Britney Spears… Why don’t we just make them all again?!”

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