Live Review: Meilyr Jones

If, like most people, you don’t consider yourself to be a fan of baroque instrumentation and crooning theatricality, Meilyr Jones’ style can at first seem off-putting. However, playing live in an intimate set at The Bullingdon, Jones’ assuredly original vision makes it difficult not to become a convert. Riding the endless wave of Welsh solo […]

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On the road with Young Kato

  The sextuplet of Young Kato have been considered to be rising stars ever since their performance on Made in Chelsea. The band were danced along to somewhat unconvincingly by the social elite but nevertheless it seems to have done them a world of good, given the number of teenage girls who were in the […]

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Awe-gustines live

While I imagine most bands at various points in their career will have played on the street, in pubs and on a venue’s stage, few, if any, have managed to do it all in the course of one show. American indie rockers Augustines (formerly We Are Augustines) are known for their intense performances and have […]

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Taylor-ed to perfection

In a world where there are more female artists than one can count, it takes more than just a good album to make the artist: for Taylor Swift, an her ability to write hit after hit has kept her from disappearing into the crowd (tabloid image aside). So as a fan genuinely determined to like […]

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With a Spring in their step

Pulsing with nervous energy, the members of rising Oxford band Spring Offensive ripple through the crowd in the Cellar, chatting animatedly to family, friends and fans alike. The nerves are perhaps understandable; tonight’s show is a special preview of their debut album, Young Animal Hearts, though given the resounding success of its production, the 5-piece […]

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Sepp Blatter at the Oxford Union: live blog

19:23: That’s all – in our editor’s words, the final whistle has blown. Sepp didn’t storm off the pitch like Galloway did back in February, but it was an interesting hour or so nonetheless. Thanks for sticking with OxStu, and have a good evening! 19:19: More laughs from the audience, as Blatter impersonates Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo […]

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