Sam Briggs Sam Briggs

Music Editor (2011/12)

Sam has written 22 articles for Nouse

The Times they have a-Changed

World Dylan expert and York fresher in 1964, Michael Gray, tells Sam Briggs about the life and times of Bob Dylan, and why we should be nostalgic about the sixties (even though we weren’t there)

Interview: Theme Park

Jakarta, Jessie Ware and Jamaica: Sam Briggs talks to Miles Haughton of North London three piece Theme Park

The Wise Fresher Playlist

With October rearing it’s wet and wintry head, it’s time to once again welcome some new self-loathing blood into our uni

Local Spotlight: Panda Cubs

Looking at Panda Cubs Facebook page, I found it difficult to believe that a student band could possibly have headlined the Grand Opera House

Interview: Lucy Rose

Blossoming artist Lucy Rose talks to Sam Briggs about her own brands of folk, tea and jam

Interview: Josh T Pearson

Beardy Texan musician Josh T. Pearson talks divorce, death and divinity with Sam Briggs

Review: James V McMorrow

James V McMorrow showcases his beautiful voice, if not his physical appearance, to a packed out Plug

Review: Slow Club

Slow Club’s 2011 is again brought to a close with their traditional show in Islington’s beautiful Union Chapel

Review: Yuck

“Who are you going to see? Yuck?” My gran doesn’t get it

Billy Bragg

“I’m great, you’re shit, do you like my socks?” As summations of pop music today go, few cut through the superficiality of the mainstream quite so effectively

Laura Marling

“Don’t tell the others – but this one’s the biggest”, Marling whispers mid-set. At the peak of a national cathedral tour, the sounds of her latest top 5 album, “A Creature I Don’t Know” booming around the intricate stained glass cavern that is the Minster, this certainly represents a career milestone for the folk songstress who released her first EP at 17

Pocktoberfest Competition

Win two tickets to see Billy Bragg, Seth Lakeman and others