Pimm’s, panamas and parties

O Frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! ‘Tis the season for good, old-fashioned British summer lawns parties. Barbeques. Croquet. Pimm’s. What could be better? In an ideal world, our sartorial choices would be simple: an elegant sundress or a light shirt. Unfortunately, the key word here is ‘British’, and the weather can be pernicious, ready to foil […]

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Here comes the summer

Oxstu Music suggests ten alternative musical experiences to fill up those long summer months 1) Find your musical heartland Whether it’s jazz in New Orleans,  reggae in Belize or dubstep in Croydon, the Oxford summer vac presents the perfect opportunity to source your very own international musical Shangri-La. First up, Belize. The only Central American […]

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Functioning Alcoholic

Trinity term has thus far been almost pathetically beautiful. Near-unbroken sunshine has seen Primark raided of its entire stock of knock-off RayBans, £1 sunglasses enough to make people put such trivial things as Bangladeshi workers’ rights out of their minds. As punting, picnicking and prancing around on the lawns abound, the standard Oxford experience at […]

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Summer clubbing, had me a blast

Au Seve – Julio Bashmore While the big festival track to come from Bristol-based Matt Walker last year was undoubtedly Battle For Middle You, this year Walker produced Au Seve, which has a similarly strong vocal hook as BFMY, and an even catchier riff. Bashmore ended his sets at A83 (Budapest), Incubate (Chicago) and Bestival […]

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