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About Michelle Dhillon

I'm just a girl who loves music
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Teachers: Use Rockhaq In Your School
6 months ago

Teachers: Use Rockhaq In Your School

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Learn about all the ways you can get involved – and why you should. We run workshops, have unique lesson plans, music missions and a free lesson plan coming up for all Community Members.
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Top 5 Beatles Albums: Sgt Pepper’s 50!
6 months ago

Top 5 Beatles Albums: Sgt Pepper’s 50!

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It’s the 50th anniversary re-issue of The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band this week, so we’re asking the killer question: Is Sgt. Pepper’s the best Beatles album of all time? Nathan Brooks put forward his review of the Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, and disagreed. Why then is it called the best Beatles album of all time by thousands of fans and why, as Nathan rightly asks in his review, wasn’t Revolver given a similar celebration last year? There are lots of other key Beatles albums, which is why we decided to write our list of the Top 5 Beatles albums here.
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School Literacy Workshops: Moat Community College
6 months ago

School Literacy Workshops: Moat Community College

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We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been invited to run all day workshops at Moat Community College’s first ever Literacy Festival. This takes place at Moat Community College in Leicester on Thursday 13 July 2017.
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English Teacher Workshops: School Hub Conference, Leicester
7 months ago

English Teacher Workshops: School Hub Conference, Leicester

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We’re pleased to announce that we’re running teacher workshops at the Leicestershire Schools English Hub Conference. This takes place at Judgemeadow Community College on Saturday 13 May 2017.
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Album Review: The Prodigy – Music For The Jilted Generation
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8 months ago

Album Review: The Prodigy – Music For The Jilted Generation

Music For The Jilted Generation came two years after The Prodigy’s debut album, Experience. Although it was a debut very much of its time, Experience has so many layers and facets to it, so much awareness of the type of samples used, that you cannot just dismiss it as ‘kiddy rave’. AC/DC mingles with LuLu, Kate Bush with Aswad, Run DMC and Arthur Brown. It’s all chaotic, hyper experimental and very, very British. The large succession of single releases from Experience meant that critics did write it and the band off though.
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Half Funded Journalism Workshops
10 months ago

Half Funded Journalism Workshops

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Christmas is over but the generosity and goodwill continues on the Rockhaq community with news of funded journalism workshops! We’ve had several meetings with the lovely people at Nottinghamshire Music Hub (now part of Inspire Nottinghamshire) recently and are very pleased to announce…
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Competition Winners: Leicester’s Best Music Reviewer
1 year ago

Competition Winners: Leicester’s Best Music Reviewer

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For those of you who have been waiting to find out who our competition winners for Leicester’s best music reviewer are, the results are in! And to those of you who haven’t and have randomly clicked onto this page, just go read an awesome past music review 😀
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Leicester’s Best Music Reviewer: Shortlist
1 year ago

Leicester’s Best Music Reviewer: Shortlist

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For those of you who have been living under a rock, we’ve spent the past few months running a competition to find Leicester’s best music reviewer. This has been run …
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English Literacy Workshops Update: Come As You Are
2 years ago

English Literacy Workshops Update: Come As You Are

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I’ve finished the first of four music journalism and English literacy workshops at Judgemeadow Community College in Leicester and have made it out alive! I’m teaching a mixed group of …
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Judgemeadow Community College Workshops
2 years ago

Judgemeadow Community College Workshops

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Rockhaq is coming to Judgemeadow Community College in Leicester! Like Moat Community College, Ofsted say it’s a good school with many outstanding features. Judgemeadow Community College are the first secondary …
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