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Glass Animals Review
Diana Marosi On the 19th of March 2017, during and after an intro act from The Roosevelts, of which I and Abraham have not heard before and who gave us mixed feelings, people from very diverse generations gathered to witness the Oxonians ...
Festival Fever
Sophie Kenny   Festival Fever Endless dreary days and cloudy skies makes it seem like festival season will never reach us. However, with a recent wave of line-up announcements from some of Britain’s best festivals, it is time to start the search ...
Sophie Ellis-Bextor at Norwich’s Waterfront Review
Dan Sayle   From Disco Diva to Storytelling Songstress Sophie Ellis-Bextor dazzles on the opening night of her ‘Familia Tour’ at Norwich’s Waterfront. As my close friends would know, I have waited for around 17 years to see Sophie and the chance ...
Goat - Requiem Review
Wilf Vernon (Jesus College) Goat - Requiem   DJ Wolfe's Pick Of The Week Pastoral Refinement for Swedish Psychedelics  In 2012, an anonymous costumed Swedish collective from a cursed village suddenly burst onto the scene from complete obscurity, only to deliver one of the most ...
Britney Spears - Glory Review
Audrey Aroha Tietz (Head of Music) Britney Spears - Glory   Cam FM Review It’s bad. Britney Spears has a place in everybody’s hearts, whether it’s ‘Toxic’ or ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’, she’s an icon and a classic example of Hollyweird and ...
Cam FM Interviews You Me At Six
Elle Haywood (ARU) and Callum Fernando (Downing) This is Cam FM's interview of You Me At Six's drummer Dan Flint. We talk to him about the upcoming UK tour, their previous releases and their upcoming full length album 'Night People'.  Night People by You Me ...
Billie Marten - Writing Of Blues And Yellows Review
Audrey Aroha Tietz (Head of Music) This is the official Cam FM review for Billie Marten's latest release - Writing Of Blues And Yellows.  For more reviews, go to http://camfm.co.uk/news/music/?
Frank Ocean - Blonde - Album Review
Callum Fernando - Deputy Station Manager This is the official Cam FM review for Frank Ocean's latest release - Blond.  For more reviews, go to http://camfm.co.uk/news/music/?
Little Mix At Newmarket Nights Gig Review
Audrey Aroha Tietz - Head of Music 'Let's get weird!' ...was the banner plasted over young and mature girls' tops and hats at Newmarket Nights concert on the 27th of August. Pop music is not usually an area I get to explore often, so I was ...
Mark Ronson At Newmarket Nights Gig Review
Tim Davies and Simon Ruggles 'Ronson's energy on stage was infective throughout...' As sun set on Newmarket, an impressive transformation occurred.  As the last race thundered through, the bookies booths disappeared and the premier enclosure turned into a nightclub, presenting Mark Ronson, in the ...
Tears for Fears @Newmarket Nights Gig Review
Alan Clarke   ‘Rehearsing in England for the first time in years, almost drove on the wrong side of the road.’ confessed Roland Orzabal on Twitter, in preparation for Friday’s performance. It was a reminder that the band had not played in ...
Busted @Newmarket Races Gig Review
Tia Knight - Medwards FM I’ve been back to the Year 2000. Not much has changed On Friday 22nd July, Newmarket Racecourses put on a special treat for their guests: a live performance by the newly-united noughties sensation, Busted. The British Boy band erupted ...
Stiff Little Fingers on The Saturday Music Show
Miriam Shovel Before Stiff Little Finger's gig at the Cambridge Junction, Emma caught up with bassist Ali McMordie for chat. Listen in to hear about the generational influence of the band, their beginnings as one of the first independent bands and ...
Marika Hackman Interview
Callum Fernando Callum has a chat with Marika Hackman about Pancake Parades, her latest album 'We Slept At Last' and the release of her latest video for 'Ophelia'. 
Marika Hackman Interview
Music Buff Marika Hackman played a beautiful and simplistic set for her gig at The Portland Arms ahead of the release of her first full album, We Slept at Last.   With her leading single, Drown, gaining lots of coverage, Marika looks set ...
Soham De - live in session on Cam FM Breakthrough
Sandy Mill Tune to Cam FM Breakthrough tonight at 6pm to hear the incredible Soahm De live in session. If you're a fan of soulful Ben Howard-eque acoustic goodness, you will absolutely love this incredible teenager from Kings Lynn who wowed ...
Oxjam Cambridge
Emma Clement Last weekend, four of Cambridge's favourite pubs were taken over for an evening showcase of live music.  Cam FM went down to The Great Northern to see what was going on at the acoustic venue. Listen here to interviews ...
Ultimate DJ Competition
Phil Ashworth Ultimate DJ Competition - Join our DJ Battle! Think you can DJ? Prove it... At Lola Lo!!! Cam FM and Big Fish are running Cambridge's biggest student DJ competition this term and if you think you've got what it ...
The Pierces at the Junction: 25/09/14
Ella Watts “Spine-tingling. Everyone seems to say that. If you want your spine tingled, listen to our music”   Catherine Pierce wrinkles her nose and laughs in response to a quote from the Guardian which called the sisters’ latest album, Creation, ‘silvery, spine-tingling ...
Cam FM Presents: The Return!
Ella Watts   Cam FM Presents returns to the Vaults this term with an awesome set of live acts!    The event, which showcases new music and is held in the popular Cambridge Vaults (2-4-1 cocktails, anyone?) has been highly successful in the past ...
Flashback Friday: Prides Interview
Matthew Kent Prides are an up and coming synth pop trio from Glasgow and have been making waves since they dropped their debut single 'Out of the Blue' last year, but have recently enjoyed a rise in popularity following their performance of ...
Record of the Week 16/06/14
Matthew Kent Our Record of the Week is "Heartbreak Dream" by Betty Who. Betty Who is an Australian singer songwrite who lives and is now based in New York. She's already released a couple of great EPs stateside and is now ...
Record of the Week 09/06/14
Matthew Kent Been there, done that, messed around? You might have thought that La Roux have been messing around since the release of their debut album back in 2009, but they've been busy making music. La Roux (no longer a band ...
Throwback Thursday: The 1975
Kim Bates It’s Thursday once again, the weekend is nearly upon us! This week we’re looking back to February 2013 when The 1975 were in town. It was only a few weeks before that ex-head of music Emma Snook, also ...
Record of the Week 02/06/14
Matthew Kent Disclaimer: after listening to this song (Cam FM's Record of the Week) there is a chance you may want to swing from a chandelier, we advise you not to as it could be dangerous. There's also the possibility ...
Record of the Week 26/05/14
Matthew Kent The weather this week has been cold, damp, but most importantly it has been wet. Wet? Yes, Wet. That's leads me nicely to sharing Cam FM's Record of the Week with you. If you've been listening to ...
Throwback Thursday: London Grammar Interview & more
Matthew Kent   Happy Thursday everyone!  It's Thursday, so that's right, we have another throwback extravaganza lined up for you! This week we're back with New Music Fridays' for their interview with Ivor Novello Award winning band London Grammar (well ...
Record of the Week 19/05/14
Matthew Kent Got 99 problems and exams are definitely one! Our Record of the Week comes from an ex-Disney star who's making her way in the world of pop. Ariana Grande teams up with the ever popular Iggy Azalea for this ...
Tape Runs Out in the Studio
Emma Clement Last Saturday, Tape Runs Out joined Emma in the studio to play three of their tracks and chat about being a band in Cambridge (among other things). Listen to the interview here: And if you can't get enough of ...
Throwback Thursday: MAUSI Interview & more
Matthew Kent     Happy Thursday everyone!  As part of this new feature every Thursday we will be bringing you a blast from the musical past including some of our favourite interviews which presenters here at Cam FM have collected. First up we have ...
Record of the Week 12/05/14
Matthew Kent In celebration of all things good and great in the world of music, this week Cam FM's Record of the Week is Emmelie De Forest's "Rainmaker". As the winner of last year's Eurovision Song Contest the folksy ...
Record of the Week 28/04/14
Matthew Kent This week's Record of the Week at Cam FM is "Messiah", the massive synth-pop single from Glaswegian trio Prides. We caught up with the band who performed at Clare Ents on Friday for a chat about their continuing rise ...
Record of the Week 21/04/14
Joe Goodman This week's Record of the Week at Cam Fm is sultry, slow banger "Solo Dancing" by Nottingham's own Indiana (not to be confused with the American state) and it's currently sitting in the Top 20 of iTunes ...
Record of the Week 14/04/14
Joe Goodman This week's Record of the Week at Cam FM is "Habits" by Swedish artist Tove Lo. The track was originally released at the beginning of last year and has risen to fame following the release of her debut EP ...
Record of the Week 07/04/14
Joe Goodman This week's Record of the Week at Cam FM is a collaboration between Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and British songstress Charli XCX it's called "Fancy". Azalea has already racked up three Top 20 singles with previous singles all ...
Lent's Cam FM Presents...
Pearl Mahaga On March 6th Cam FM hosted a free night of live music at the Vaults. There were cocktails. There was dancing. We had amazing performances.  Listen to some again here!     Brave Illusion - Mannequins on 7th St - Lorelai      Brave Illusion kicked ...
Heronshaw in the Studio
Emma Clement Last week Miles from Heronshaw joined Emma in the studio for a chat about life as a student musician. Find the podcast here:
Public Service Broadcasting 19th November, Cambridge Junction
Harriet Wade London based musical duo last night impressed the audience at the Cambridge Junction. The band has a singularly unique style- sampling old public information films, archive footage and propaganda and laying the voices over mesmerizing musical riffs. Their intention is ...
Daughter at Cambridge Junction, Saturday 26th October 2013
Harriet Wade A glutton for punishment, my second night in a row at the Junction saw me front row for the band Daughter. The indie rock trio originate from London, and since 2010 have garnered wide critical acclaim. Their song "Youth" was ...
AlunaGeorge at Cambridge Junction, Friday 25th October
Harriet Wade Last night in Cambridge AlunaGeorge played to a crowded sweaty bathhouse, otherwise known as the Junction. It was a stunning, albeit somewhat brief, performance. The lacklustre support acts Kyan and Ella Eyre failed to dampen the crowd’s enthusiasm for ...
Mercury Music Prize Nominations Announced
Emma Snook It's that time of year again, when the hotly anticipated announcement of the Barclaycard Mercury Award nominees is made. The announcement was accompanied by the usual flurry of debate as to the relative quality and diversity of the artists ...
The 1975 release their debut album
Emma Snook Last Monday, The 1975 released their self-titled debut album which looks set to chart at Number 1 in the UK's Official Album Chart on Sunday.  We are huge fans of the band at Cam FM and have been lucky ...
Haim on tour
Daniel Edward Cam FM favourite, Haim, has announced thirteen European tour dates for this winter. The band will be starting its tour in Hamburg on the 25th November and will be headlining at London's HMV Forum on the 9th December (the ...
Album Review: Swim Deep – Where the Heaven Are We
Emma Snook You would be forgiven for thinking Swim Deep must be straight out of sunny California. However - like their brethren Peace who even, to cause maximum confusion, wrote a song called ‘California Daze’ - their sound unpredictably does not emanate from days ...
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