It’s a cold Saturday night in Camden and I’m on my way to pub venue The Dublin Castle. From afar you can hear loud voices, smell the beer, and hear the laughter. The whole crowd is ready for a proper ska-punk party. Continue reading Live Review: Ska-Punk Party #2 – The Last Bastion Of The Ska-punk Era?
The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim is turning 10 years old this November and it’s hardly believable… Thousands of people still regularly play the game and with no accurate idea as to when the next Elder Scrolls installment will be, here’s a few reasons as to why you should still be playing Skyrim all these years later. Continue reading Nook’s Cranny #4 – Why You Should Still Be Playing Skyrim 10 Years After Its Release
The story tells of Joe Gardner, a middle-aged music teacher, whose dream has always been to become a professional jazz musician. But just when he is given the opportunity to make his dream come true, due to an accident he finds himself in another dimension, where the new souls begin their adventure in the real world, and the old souls whose real life is now over, move on the road to the afterlife. Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #12 – Soul
Spotify’s ever-growing algorithm is soon going to sit down and listen, in the worst possible way. As if their 1’s and 0’s weren’t already scarily accurate with their suggestions by monitoring our listening patterns, they are now going to be using speech recognition to enhance the user experience. Continue reading Spotify’s Algorithm Learns How to Listen
Three weeks into 2021 and for many of us in lockdown in the UK, we’ve been thrust back into the fever dream of banana bread-making, endless Netflix-watching and more Zoom quizzes. And while it might seem logical to just cocoon in your bed and never come out, we are here to provide you with self-care tips to fight those January blues. Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #5: Five Subscription Boxes To Up Your Self-Care Sunday Game
The new year has begun. We say goodbye to a gruelling 2020 and hello to a hopeful 2021. Here are six artists that we at LDN think you should keep your eyes on this year… Continue reading LDN’s Ones To Watch in 2021
Words by Thomas Bradey-Riseley After what’s been a turbulent 2020, the Grammys have named their best and the rest yesterday (November 14). While not short of surprises in its 61-year existence – there usually are a few ‘wtf?’ moments – some snubs and acknowledgements are more significant this time round. The Weeknd hasn’t received a single nomination. He had the biggest charting hit of the … Continue reading This Year’s Grammy Nominations: What The AF Is Going On?
Words: Nina de Sanders As you can tell from the title this week’s song is in German. The female fronted three piece Blond may be from Chemnitz in eastern Germany but posses and radiate “Las Vegas glamour”. ‘Nah Bei Dir’ is an album track from their debut record ‘Martini Sprite’ which was released earlier this year. The intro to the song provides a taste of … Continue reading Wish EU Were Here: Blond – Nah Bei Dir
Words: Nina de Sanders Magnetic spacemen are the surf/grunge/ garage rock band of your dreams, you just don’t know it yet. Hailing from the north of the Netherlands the band have been travelling the UK in support of VANT. ‘Mold’, the lead track of their 2019 EP ‘G.E.E.P.’ serves as a perfect introduction to their sound; slightly absurd lyrics (“and I’m so itchy because I … Continue reading wish eu were here: magnetic spacemen – mold
Words: Nina de Sanders Juniore is a french, all female, four piece lead by singer Anna Jean. The name might be familiar; in 2019 the band had a bit of a hit on their hands with ‘Ah Bah D’Accord’, which, funnily enough, was the b-side to ‘En Solitaire’. Since then the band have released their second studio album ‘Un, Deux, Trois’ at the start of … Continue reading Wish EU Were Here: Juniore – En Solitaire