Author: Thomas Michael Massam

Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour: Preview Article

Have you not managed to bag tickets to many decent gigs for this summer? Is trekking around the muddy fields of a music festival like Glastonbury not quite for you? Fear not folks, as there’s one particular upcoming U.K tour that’s sure to make your wallet beg you to spend money on tickets. Are you ready for it? Taylor Swift, one of the most successful and most-talked about singer-songwriters of the last decade, especially because of her big “Reputation” (no pun intended), is bringing her huge stadium tour of the same name to the U.K this summer, with two performances at Manchester’s Etihad...

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Sigala & Paloma Faith – Lullaby | Single Review

Hot on the heels of Sigala’s most recent collaboration with Ella Eyre ‘Came Here For Love’ comes the DJ’s latest offering  ‘Lullaby,’ featuring the eclectic, whimsical-looking British songstress Paloma Faith, a track that is set to tickle your music taste buds for sure. This is not the first time that the endearing, retro-influenced Ms Faith has featured on a dance collaboration – how could we forget her featuring on Sigma’s platinum No.1 banger ‘Changing’ back in 2014? Thank goodness she has teamed up with Sigala to provide her mezzo-soprano vocals for this new feel-good house-pop banger. One thing that...

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Paloma Faith: The Architect Tour, Live at Liverpool Echo Arena, 20/03/18 (Gig Review):

The quirky and eclectic Paloma Faith has always brought something rather endearing and unique to the music industry. Her recent gig at Liverpool’s Echo Arena for The Architect Tour is no exception. After the audience is treated to the rather powerful, soulful melodies of support act Xam Volo and an introductory interlude entitled ‘Evolution’ (voiced by American actor Samuel L. Jackson), Ms Faith appears at around 8.30pm, rising from below the stage in a shimmering, bejewelled jumpsuit against a backdrop of colourful stage visuals. She immediately launches into the compelling title track of the album and tour, ‘The Architect,’...

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Visit Tiny Rick’s Cereal Board Game Cafe in Liverpool

Have you been wanting to eat something different and “cerealously” great for quite some time? Well, fear not folks! The new cereal board game cafe, Tiny Rick’s, located in Grand Central on Renshaw Street, might be just the place for you! As you walk down the stairs into the basement of Grand Central, you can’t miss this new up and coming eating place- the decor makes you feel like a little kid in a candy shop! I mean, what other cafe in Liverpool serves and labels your table number on a classic VHS movie case such as Indiana Jones or Spiceworld, and has lampshades...

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LGBT+ History Month: “My LGBT+ Celebrity Hero”: Lady Gaga

As part of Joe Ferguson’s and Tor Smith’s month long LGBT+ blog series, featured on the Wilde About History blog,  here’s my piece on my LGBT+ hero and inspiration. Over the years, a diverse number of LGBT+ celebrities have inspired me. They include Madonna, Cher, and George Michael to name but a few. However, there’s one particular LGBT+ celebrity who stands head and shoulders above the rest as my LGBT+ celebrity hero: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. I know you must be thinking “Wait, who?” Lady Gaga of course! When I first laid eyes on this eclectic Italian-American songstress, after her extremely catchy...

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