President's Year In Review

Jack Reid

This year’s been the best one so far in PearShaped’s short existence. We’ve had more writers than ever writing better articles than we’ve ever had before. The Editor’s been giving her impressions of the year already, and as President, I’d like to give my take on the year, and to celebrate some of my favourites. Forgive me any glaring omissions, it’s hard to hear the rabble from atop my ivory tower.

Reviews

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Editor's Pick: The Best Covers

Lizzie Hatfield

Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Originally by
Bob Dylan

I expect many from the younger generation would be surprised to discover that this track from Adele is actually a cover of a Bob Dylan song from 1997. Adele successfully reworked the cheesy track to make it a powerful and emotional piano ballad that had Mums everywhere weeping over her beautiful vocals.


Ellie Goulding – Tessellate
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Exeter DJs Takeover Phoenix

Colin Bugler

Admittedly, I approached this event with some degree of scepticism. 2014’s breakthrough DnB powerhouse act, Sigma, was due to hit the Lemmy on the same night that Hold It Down, Our House, Beats & Bass, and Thick As Thieves were due to return to the Phoenix. Could Exeter really sustain two large-capacity dance music events on the same night? The answer appears to have been an emphatic yes, a vindication (more…)