Megan Ballantyne considers David Bowie’s artistic and cultural legacy, from the 1970s up to present day.
Album Review: beabadoobee – Fake It Flowers
Print Music Editor Bridie Adams reviews beabadoobee’s debut album.
Single Review: Madison Beer – Stained Glass
Charlotte Black reviews Madison Beer’s newest single ‘Selfish’.
Up and Comers: Elliott Holden
Print Music Editor Bridie Adams talks to singer Elliott Holden about the music he posts on social media in the first of a series of interviews with undiscovered artists.
Easy Life: the band formed in a pub that captures a 2020 aura
Easy Life: the band formed in a pub that captures a 2020 aura Holly Lamb discusses and appreciates the interesting and alternative sound of band Easy Life. Easy Life’s chaotic, slighty confused, and hazy music can be heard from the headphones of teenagers across the UK. The lively blend of jazz, funk and elements of […]
Listen Close: Migos – Bad and Boujee
“My bitch is bad and boujee, Cookin’ up dope with an Uzi” Trap trio Migos are primarily known for dominating the charts with their “turnt” and “lit” mumble-rap tracks. But, Quavo, Takeoff and Offset are also pioneers of modern Marxism. In their number one song ‘Bad and Boujee (Ft. Lil Uzi Vert)’, the hip-hop […]
‘I Name This Mountain After Him’: The Poetry of Leonard Cohen.
One of the most tragic events of 2016 – and that, believe me, is saying something – was surely the passing of Leonard Cohen. Best known for his musical career, with his excellent final album You Want It Darker being released only a few weeks before his death, it may come as a surprise to […]
“The Times, They Are a’Changin'”: Thoughts on Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize
It was the first year of my English literature degree, and I had earnestly proposed to my seminar leader that I write my summative essay on Bob Dylan’s lyrics to A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall. I was not a little upset when the slightly bemused professor replied that I could not write an analysis of […]