Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Review: OpSoc’s Semele

Zebedee Baker-Smith reviews Opera Society's ambitious production of 'Semele.'

Preview: Semele

A preview of Opera Society's first ever fully staged opera- Handel's Semele, with a twist, set in gangster New York.

Review: SCO Vibe St Andrews

A review of SCO Vibe St Andrews - an event last Sunday evening that showcased the results of a weekend-long workshop between student songwriters and professional musicians.

The art of the comeback

2016, a year we are all truly thankful is over, has been described by some as “the year of the hiatus.” It’s been an interesting year for music, but most notable for comebacks from Adele to Ed Sheeran. For fans who already wait about a year for an album, complete disconnection from our favourite artists can be frustrating, especially...
Caitlin Lewis argues Lady Gaga's Super Bowl performance was 'subtly powerful', unlike other celebrities who (trump)et their views, to little effect.
Music is Love is a group here at St Andrews that is dedicated to fostering the music scene within our community. One of their most beloved, recurring events is their Open Mic Night at The Byre – usually happening every other week on Wednesday evenings throughout the semester. However, they haven’t hosted one since last semester in late November,...
Everyone knows the cover art: that image of close-knit, jagged white lines on a black background that look like erratic heart rates, pulses of power outage, mountain ranges, anxiety, and the grooves of a vinyl all at once has appeared on millions of t-shirts. Despite the vast reproduction of the image, and the music that it is connected to,...

Nirvana’s In Utero

Elle Kosman explores the juxtapositions that makes Nirvana’s genius

Musings on a theme: pastoral

Zeb Baker-Smith explores Beethoven to Fleet Foxes and everything in between in this latest Musings on a Theme

The power of protest music

Exploring protest music’s striking relevance in a Trump/ Brexit society