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Monday, October 22, 2018

Moonwalking through Michael Jackson’s music video closet

A few days ago Michael Jackson's father, Joe, the patriarch of the Jackson family, died, and I remembered it had been exactly nine years...

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: “Distant Sky” in the DCA

The few times that I’ve been to see National Theatre Live performances at the cinema in St Andrews have differed a lot from watching...

A tribute to Avicii

Last week brought the shocking news of Swedish DJ Avicii’s passing. After years of chart-conquering singles, long tours with crowds of thousands and a...

St Andrews Chorus: Haydn’s “The Seasons”

As the spring (finally) approaches, it seems fitting, in a semester of Siberian blizzards, incessant squalls, and the current (fingers-crossed for publication) balmy warmth,...

Opera Interactive: Coffee Cantata: A review

Opera Society’s performance of Bach’s Coffee Cantata was one of the many pleasant revelations of this year’s On The Rocks. In a way, it...

JAMnesty: A review

JAMnesty is a great, easygoing event to go along to. In support of Amnesty International, a few singers and bands took part to make...

A Cappella Sofia Sessions: A review

On the fifth day of the On The Rocks Festival, good coffee and even greater music united for a laid-back A Cappella Sofa Sessions,...

George Ezra in Usher Hall, Edinburgh

As of late, more and more big-name artists have been making their way to Edinburgh on top of the usual Glasgow tour dates, and...

Musical Sketches: A review

With the highly anticipated On the Rocks festival occurring throughout this week, the Musical Sketches event hosted on Sunday evening offered a relaxed opportunity...

Nick Drake: A personal pilgrimage

Much is made of the legendary 27 Club in musical circles — from Robert Johnson to Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison to Amy Winehouse, the...