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Monday, September 23, 2019

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Review: Hot Dub Time Machine

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

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...

Nina Nesbitt – Peroxide review

Nina Nesbitt's debut album suffers from a split personality