MERUNISA’S ‘NO LONGER’ FT ZUKA : Pre-release

As featured in the Tits Upon Tyne magazine, published August 2021; track was previously named 'Joker'. By Natalie Greener, Intarsia Records. Merunisa describes herself as ‘a very chilled and optimistic individual’. Her music tends to encompass emotional lyrics that feed your sad emotions, despite her personality being quite the opposite. “I like to think of... Continue Reading →

LET’S RAISE MONEY : Breast Cancer

Article, infographics and feature image by Natalie Greener Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant [cancer] cells form in the tissues of the breast. The NHS website states that Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are over the age of 50, but... Continue Reading →

Toxic masculinity madness in music and the media

by Katie Brownlee “There’s so much joy to be had in playing with clothes. I’ve never thought too much about what it means—it just becomes this extended part of creating something”“It’s pretty powerful and kind of extraordinary to see someone in his position redefining what it can mean to be a man with confidence,” says... Continue Reading →

The music industry, misogyny and the male gaze

By Darcy Nathan Growing up as a young, female music fan in the 00s and 10s was a mixed bag. Whilst we had the progressive changes towards the ‘body positivity’ movement we see today (think Destiny’s Child - Bootylicious, the rise of Kim K, and Sir Mix-a-lot), I also have lasting memories of watching the... Continue Reading →

We Need To Stop Using Female-Fronted As A Genre

By Niamh Christian We've all seen in our favourite music magazines, on Spotify playlists, on music television channels: Female Fronted bands. Bands of all different types of genres from pop-punk to metalcore, all in the same playlist. Bands with mostly male members but a female front, standing out as 'feminist' icons in the rock and... Continue Reading →

The impacts of being an influencer.

By Law Emilia With eyes glued to the glowing screen of my phone I sat with a lump in my throat.  My chest was tight, anxiety was building and my risk of developing repetitive strain syndrome in my thumbs was increasing with each time I pressed refresh on my new Instagram post. You’d think this... Continue Reading →

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