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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Classical Music For Dummies – Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony in C Minor,...

Ever felt thoroughly out of your depth in a high-brow intellectual discussion on consecutive fourths in the second movement of Vaughan Williams' 'Pastoral' Symphony...

Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures

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...

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...

Is musical theatre inherently snobbish?

The growing phenonmenon of snobbery in musical theatre.

A tribute to the late Charles Aznavour

French-Armenian songwriter and performer Charles Aznavour passed away on Monday 1 October at the age of 94. The news of his death shook me.For me, he...

Kendrick Lamar and the DAMN. tour in Glasgow

A little more than a week ago, Kendrick Lamar played in Glasgow’s SSE Hydro as part of his DAMN. tour in Europe. Accompanied by...

Punk meets Politics and it’s popping: A review of SWMRS new...

The twitter hype over the week of BOF generated a hysteria, seeing fans putting up posters asking people to download and stream Berkley’s...

Review: Hot Dub Time Machine

Hot Dub brought the heat this year (both literally and metaphorically).

Nina Nesbitt – Peroxide review

Nina Nesbitt's debut album suffers from a split personality

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,...