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Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Saint’s summer playlist

We at The Saint have an eclectic taste in music, and throughout the coming year you’ll find all sorts of albums and gigs reviewed...

Review: The Elixir of Love

The Elixir of Love provided a comedic, beautifully sung and hugely enjoyable night of opera at the St Andrews Voices Festival this year.

Album review: This is All Yours

Alt-J’s second album, This Is All Yours, is not your typical 21st century, radio friendly album. Sounding more like an idea and a feeling rather than your conventional songwriting, the album is a gift to the weary

Classical music for dummies: Holst’s Planets, Op. 32

This week’s choice is a collection of some of the best-loved pieces to be written in the last century or so, a good few...

Goldfish

Jonny Elswood proves he has a memory span longer than three seconds as he recalls Goldfish - the coolest, and perhaps only South African jazz club DJs to ever grace our Union’s Venue 1

Embracing the tradition of British Music Festivals

While Britain has a notoriously good music scene, what makes it crème de la crème is its summer festival scene. While musicians are tending...

Phoenix: Bankrupt! – review

Bankrupt Phoenix Glass Noble 8/10 Straight from Versailles, electronic rock outfit Phoenix have returned after a four year absence with the catchy and upbeat Bankrupt! Although the title...

Why all the hate for poor old Kanye?

Poor old Kanye. Nowadays he can’t seem to catch a break. Mocked and berated by social media and the general public, we can’t help...

Eye o’ the Dug

Last weekend St Andrews hosted its first music festival, drawing a noteworthy and diverse line-up of artists, and reinvigorating two erstwhile bland venues, the...

The xx: Coexist – review

Coexist The xx Young Turks 7/10 London trio The xx released their second album Coexist this week, after a three-year wait since that self-titled debut which rocked the...