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Should we be excited for the Arctic Monkey’s homecoming?

Should we be excited for the Arctic Monkey’s homecoming?

All the news about indie music in 2018 is regarding the release of the Arctic Monkeys’ new album. As a huge indie fan, I have waited for a sign of productivity from the Sheffield based band — it seems a long time since the announcement of ‘AM’ in 2014. But it seems lead singer Alex […]

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Which American Sitcom should you be bingeing on Netflix this summer?

Which American Sitcom should you be bingeing on Netflix this summer?

It goes without saying that there is an endless array of sitcoms — which can only be described as witty and endlessly relatable — on streaming giant, Netflix. I will take it upon myself to narrow down those available, and find the best option for you. If you’ve just broken up for the holidays, or […]

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Why 2017 may prove to be the most important year in film history

Why 2017 may prove to be the most important year in film history

While it may not be remembered as such — due to the lack of any record-breaking Avengers films, or any newsworthy performances from big names like Leonardo DiCaprio — 2017 was a very important year for films. Not because of the financial success of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide, […]

 Louise Barber

ALBUM REVIEW: Marmozets – Knowing What You Know Now

ALBUM REVIEW: Marmozets – Knowing What You Know Now

The much awaited Marmozets album landed on January 26, 2018 and what an album it is. The Yorkshire family band released their first album, The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets, way back in 2014 and it reached 25 in the UK album charts. Marmozets then took a couple of years out due to the lead singer, […]

 Louise Barber

REVIEW: Don Broco Technology Album

REVIEW: Don Broco Technology Album

The wait is finally over. After waiting over two years for a new album, the day has finally arrived. Don Broco have dropped Technology.  The Bedford guys have been teasing us fans since 2016 with tracks from the album such as Everybody, Pretty and Technology, and when they did, we knew that this was going […]

 Courtnie Kerr

Peter Kay Cancels Long Awaited Tour

Peter Kay Cancels Long Awaited Tour

Peter Kay has cancelled his 100-date tour due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’, including his seven dates at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena. The comedian was to play nine cities across the UK, including Newcastle. The 44-year-old asked for his privacy at this time. He issued a statement saying: “Due to unforeseen family circumstances I deeply regret that I am having to […]

 Stacey McMaster

Northern Lights’ favourite Christmas Songs

Northern Lights’ favourite Christmas Songs

Here at Northern Lights, we love Christmas and nothing gets us in the mood more than a great Christmas song. So we asked our own favourite writers and contributors what their favourites are at this festive time of the year.   All I want for Christmas by Mariah Carey Chosen by Courtnie Louise Kerr, Deputy […]

 Stacey McMaster

Northern Lights Top 10 Christmas Movie Snacks

Northern Lights Top 10 Christmas Movie Snacks

Christmas is here again and we at Northern Lights know that means movies galore with family and friends. However, the time old question has been what on earth do we snack on? Clearly you want something that’s either sweet or savoury but not a full meal. Have no fear we have scoured our recipe books […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: Taylor Swift Reputation

MUSIC REVIEW: Taylor Swift Reputation

Taylor Swift has just released her sixth studio album Reputation. The album shows a different side to usual Taylor and she has gone far out from her country roots. Northern Lights contributor, Bethany Reay, goes through her favourite songs from the album. Track 4 – Don’t Blame Me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHFlNfMH4vw Although this song isn’t like anything […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: Don Broco – Stay Ignorant and T-Shirt Song

MUSIC REVIEW: Don Broco – Stay Ignorant and T-Shirt Song

It has now been a week since Don Broco played their biggest UK headline show at London’s Alexandra Palace. Playing a sold-out show to 10,000 people, they certainly put on an amazing show.  At the beginning of October, they announced that their third album Technology would be released on February 2, 2018. Having already released […]

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