SRA Class of 2019 – Brockhampton

We welcome to our SRA Class of 2019, the world’s best boyband: Texas’ Brockhampton. The collective blend pop & hip-hop in their music which boasts creative production that echoes to the men’s heroes Kanye West & Odd Future. The music also packs lyrics which tackle mental health, sexuality and post modern life for males, making… read more

SRA Class of 2019 – dodie

From uploading to YouTube from her bedroom 7 years ago to being BBC Radio 1’s chillest record in the world, dodie is definitely one to watch this year (and to be clear, is insistent on the lowercase ‘d’) Her delicate vocals and poetry like lyrics explore more than teenage heartbreak – what’s intriguing and captivating… read more

SRA Class of 2019 – No Rome

Dirty Hit are perhaps our favourite of all the record labels in the world. They’ve given us The 1975. They’ve given us Wolf Alice. They’ve given us last year’s SRA Class of alumni, Pale Waves. And now they give us one of the world’s most exciting pop songwriters, No Rome. Rome has such an interesting… read more

Leeds Festival 2018

After trudging through a maze of fences and abandoned alcohol bottles, we arrived at Leeds Festival early Friday afternoon. Upon settling ourselves into the campsite, we headed out into the crowds to enjoy the eclectic array of artists performing at the festival. Disappointment had been the general sentiment towards this year’s line-up compared to previous… read more

Stream Campus Sounds on Deezer

The Student Radio Association and the Student Radio Music Network is proud to launch our voyage into streaming with our brand new Campus Sounds playlist on Deezer. The playlist details the songs which student stations are playing most across our brand new Student Radio Music Network, which has over 60 student radio stations working within it. Scott Hastie,… read more

Download Festival 2018

During the first weekend of June we got the opportunity to go to Download Festival in Donnington Park and review not only the bands, but the full 5 day experience as a whole. Even though the official Festival begins on the Friday when the Arena is open and thousands of fans flood through the gate… read more

Slam Dunk 2018

To wet your appetite before Download 2018, Slam Dunk is the place to be. Our Deputy Music Officer, Steph, gets to experience the Alt/Pop-Rock day festival in all its glory and it was something to behold. Read the review below and hear the podcast here. Held on Friday in Leeds, the North treated the acts… read more

Dot 2 Dot Festival 2018

Boasting many of our favourite bands, Dot 2 Dot returns in 2018. The festival visited Nottingham & Birmingham, but it’s the opening day at Manchester that we bring you highlights from. Jodie Bryant of Fuse FM reviews the festival and brings us highlights on her podcast. Dot to Dot Festival was held from the 25th… read more

All Points East Festival 2018

Victoria Park held the first ever All Points East festival as May came to a close. The festival, effectively the UK’s answer to Coachella, brought so much for fans of new and alternative music. Smoke Radio’s Sofia Loporcaro was on site for us recording a podcast and reviewing the festival. You can hear the podcast… read more