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On The Road with R5

James Gilmore joins R5 on the road for the Nottingham and Bristol dates of their New Addictions Tour

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Over the past 5 years, R5 have headlined 7 tours and gone on 2 promotional tours. From an outsider’s perspective, that would imply that they are very experienced with life on the road and the challenges of performing for thousands of adoring fans night after night.

From an insider’s perspective, that implication is totally correct.

We joined Ross, Riker, Rocky, Rydel and Ratliff for two dates of the UK leg of their ‘New Addictions Tour’ to find out exactly what life with the Lynch’s (and a Ratliff) is like.


When R5 released their latest body of work – the ‘New Addictions’ EP in May 2017 – fans were greeted with a different image of the band they had come to love. Suddenly they weren’t just addictive heart throbs – they were addictive…

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Theatre

Review: Derren Brown's Underground

As ever, Derren Brown requests that audience members keep tight-lipped about the contents of the show - but here's what we can say...

Review: Derren Brown's Underground

If you are a fan of Derren Brown then chances are you will enjoy his latest show – ‘Underground’, at the Playhouse Theatre. If you are a super-fan then chances are you may end up feeling rather bored…

As ever, Derren kindly requests that audience members keep tight-lipped about the contents of the show. However, due to the nature of this Greatest Hits-style evening, we sort of can.

The show is made up of old material – all from previous live shows. It’s nothing short of impressive that Derren can churn out a brand-new show every two years. It’s therefore only fair he might want to take a break. But rather than going on a hiatus, he has selected a series of items which seamlessly flow into a mystifying and entertaining evening.


The show works brilliantly if you are relatively new to Derren. Or even…

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Music

Interview with The New Coast

James Gilmore interviews the East London duo about their new release 'Sleeptalk'

As we’re coming out of the summer, we’re all really trying to grasp onto those summery vibes for one moment longer. And, The New Coast are making it very easy to do just that.

The East London duo – made up of Nick Blyth and Chris Cheater – have been releasing music as The New Coast since 2016, and with each track their movement has been growing bigger and better.


The first single (‘Lost In Your Love’) is close to reaching 500K streams on Spotify at the time of writing.

Most recent release ‘Sleeptalk’ caught our attention for being everything that the band represents – the dreamy, indie-pop beat contrasting against the epic drum in the chorus; it’s as nostalgic as it is current. With this in mind, we had to sit down with the band and chat about where they’re at right now.

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