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We chat to some of our passionate and dedicated writers to find out what they thought of 2019. Here, our roving reporter, Damian Robinson lets us know what was hot and not this year.

So, how was your 2019? 
Apart from the election, I had a really good year thanks.

What was your best moment? 
Watching Guild 404 at the Head of Steam.

And your worst moment? 
Realising I couldn’t make the Black Rebel Motorcycle gig in Glasgow.

Your favourite band/artist of the year? 
Massive Attack.

Your favourite song of the year? 
Paper Rings Taylor Swift.

Favourite TV show of the year? 
Mr Robot.

Your favourite film? 
Vice.

Best book you read? 
On Bowie – Simon Critchley.

Favourite venue of the year? 
Westgarth Social Club.

What was your favourite gig/show of the year? 
Guild 404.

Any upcoming artists we should keep an eye out for in 2020? 
I’m hoping for the Talking Heads reunion which is being mooted.

And finally, what has next year got in store for you? 
I fancy trying to read the Star Wars books in order but I’m not sure which order I should go for…

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