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Charity Swales
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You can find me either hysterically crying into my laptop at the University of Liverpool library, chowing down on some tasty vegan food, or scoping out new music talent. Alternatively you can find me here: @chrtyswls on twitter (opinions my own) charityswales@yahoo.co.uk on the world wide web
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Decades-old songs about the struggles of strangers encapsulated my own thoughts perfectly.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Why music is so important for my mental health

Decades-old songs about the struggles of strangers encapsulated my own thoughts perfectly.

From jagged Irish shoegaze to charismatic slacker pop, we've got you covered.

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 22/04/19

From jagged Irish shoegaze to charismatic slacker pop, we've got you covered.

FONTAINES D.C. are the poster boys for the Irish music renaissance.

Live Review: FONTAINES D.C. @ Leeds Brudenell Social Club, 12/04/19

FONTAINES D.C. are the poster boys for the Irish music renaissance.

Live At Leeds is the physical equivalent of your Spotify ‘Discover Weekly’.

Festival Preview: Live At Leeds 2019

Live At Leeds is the physical equivalent of your Spotify ‘Discover Weekly’.

A staple in any Liverpudlian student's calendar.

Festival Preview: Baltic Weekender 2019

A staple in any Liverpudlian student's calendar.

The pop star tones down the tempo and ups the elegance.

Hear This: Sky Ferreira - Downhill Lullaby

The pop star tones down the tempo and ups the elegance.

''That the person who I had adorning my walls with posters, is someone that I’m working with.''

Women in Music: An interview with Lorraine Long, Founder of Longevity PR

''That the person who I had adorning my walls with posters, is someone that I’m working with.''

After a week of weather more indecisive than the UK's Brexit deal, we bring you this weeks best new music...

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 04/03/19

After a week of weather more indecisive than the UK's Brexit deal, we bring you this weeks best new music...

The fourpiece create an atmosphere that's strangely warm and chaotic at the time.

Live Review: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets @ YES Pink Room, Manchester, 23/02/19

The fourpiece create an atmosphere that's strangely warm and chaotic at the time.

''I don’t think there’s much that Queen Zee wouldn’t do to ourselves on stage for the show.''

Interview: Queen Zee

''I don’t think there’s much that Queen Zee wouldn’t do to ourselves on stage for the show.''

In honour of Valentine's Day, Charity pens a love letter to her favourite music venue.

A Love Letter to... 24 Kitchen Street

In honour of Valentine's Day, Charity pens a love letter to her favourite music venue.

''We don’t require anyone's permission to set up with amps and a drum kit and make some noise.''

Interview: Demob Happy

''We don’t require anyone's permission to set up with amps and a drum kit and make some noise.''

While reaching for stadium-filler status, Sunflower Bean only reach expensive wedding band.

EP Review: Sunflower Bean - King Of The Dudes

While reaching for stadium-filler status, Sunflower Bean only reach expensive wedding band.

From hedonistic misfit party anthems to sensual synth-pop, we've curated the week's best new music.

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 28/01/19

From hedonistic misfit party anthems to sensual synth-pop, we've curated the week's best new music.

Your NYE playlist doesn't have to sound like a family wedding function.

Playlist: Alternative New Year's Eve

Your NYE playlist doesn't have to sound like a family wedding function.

It's time to look forward to the summer of warm pints, muddy fields and unpredictable weather.

Festivals we're excited for in 2019

It's time to look forward to the summer of warm pints, muddy fields and unpredictable weather.

Whether you'd like an artist to champion in the new year or you're sick of Christmas songs already, we've got you covered.

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 24/12/2018

Whether you'd like an artist to champion in the new year or you're sick of Christmas songs already, we've got you covered.

From shoegaze-black metal to visceral UK punk, Charity rounds up her top ten album releases from 2018.

Charity Swales' Best Albums Of 2018

From shoegaze-black metal to visceral UK punk, Charity rounds up her top ten album releases from 2018.

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