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    The Flourish of Songs About Sunflowers

    Redbrick Music Writer Emily Witty gets to the root of why sunflowers keep cropping up in popular culture

    Written by emilymwitty on 21st April 2019


    Redbrick’s Festival Guide 2019

    Summer is on its way and so are some stellar festivals. Here is a month-by-month guide to Redbrick's top festival picks of the year

    Written by Emily Barker, Nina Avitabile, Nathan Davies, Alex Kirkup-Lee, Frankie Rhodes, David Evans, Issy Campbell, Francesca Hopkirk, Ellie, Ben Johns, CharlotteYates, Jake Sandy, Kat Smith, Rebecca Payton, Frankie Stott, Kieran Read, Seb Rolley & Romana Essop on 12th April 2019


    Redbrick Meets: KAWALA

    With a solo UK tour on the horizon, Frankie Rhodes sat down with KAWALA at their recent stint of supporting shows for dodie

    Written by Frankie Rhodes on 6th April 2019


    Spotlight On: Hayley Kiyoko

    In a time of iniquity, the music of Hayley Kiyoko is profound in its shattering of stereotypes surrounding sexuality, Jade Matlock details

    Written by Jade Matlock on 1st April 2019


    Redbrick Meets: The Japanese House

    Olivia Platten sits down with Dirty Hit signee Amber Bain, more commonly known as The Japanese House, to discuss her upcoming album 'Good at Falling'

    Written by Olivia Platten on 18th March 2019


    Greatest Hits: Seb Rolley

    Redbrick Music writer Seb Rolley lays out five tracks that have had an important impact on his life, including the likes of Nick Cave and Kendrick Lamar

    Written by Seb Rolley on 21st February 2019


    Worst to Best: Drake

    Redbrick's Greg Woodin ranks the albums of Drake, the untouchable front-runner of both hip hop and pop

    Written by Greg Woodin on 24th January 2019


    Redbrick’s Albums of 2018

    As 2018 finally draws to a close, Redbrick Music reflects on the best music releases in our annual Albums of the Year feature

    Written by Daisy Kirkaldy, Seb Rolley, Christian Nasillo, Marianne Holt, Harry Hetherington, Alexander Brooks, Thom Dent, Issy Campbell, Greg Woodin, Kat Smith, Francesca Benson, Kieran Read, James Rodker, txw761, Nach Suphakawanich, Andrew Pollard, FreddieClark, Noah Tombs, Gemma Elgar, Hannah O'Reilly & Theodore Wrigley on 5th January 2019


    Blackbox Closure & the Agent of Change Principal

    In light of recent events, Nathan Davies walks us through the troubled history of The Rainbow Pub and Blackbox and explains the recent closure's impacts on Birmingham

    Written by Nathan Davies on 17th December 2018


    Every Classic Christmas Hit: Ranked

    Music Writer Andrew Pollard completes the painstaking task of ranking every notable Christmas hit you're bound to hear in the next few weeks

    Written by Andrew Pollard on 17th December 2018


    Alternative Ulster: An Introduction to The Punk Movement in 70s Belfast

    Redbrick's Ollie Davis delves into the fascinating effects the punk rock movement had on Belfast in the 70s

    Written by Ollie Davis on 10th December 2018


    Spotlight On: Billie Eilish

    Deputy Editor Kat Smith tells us why we should keep an eye on Billie Eilish, a young songwriter and visual artist with undeniable talent

    Written by Kat Smith on 7th December 2018
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