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The Black Parade/Living with Ghosts – Review

The Black Parade/Living with Ghosts – Review

Arts, Music October 20, 2016 at 2:38 pm Comments

RECORD COMPANIES HAVE always enjoyed ‘remastering’ albums and re-releasing them for an easy profit. In the current industry, where the album has lost much of its financial reward, they could even become vital to the continuedRead More

Regina Spektor – ‘Remember Us to Life’ Review

Regina Spektor – ‘Remember Us to Life’ Review

Arts, Music October 12, 2016 at 12:53 pm Comments

‘Remember Us to Life’ is Regina Spektor’s 7th studio album and the first in four years, with ‘What We Saw From The Cheap Seats’ being released in 2012. But Regina Spektor has still been with us,Read More

Idina Menzel – ‘idina.’ Review

Idina Menzel – ‘idina.’ Review

Arts, Music October 10, 2016 at 5:56 pm Comments

‘idina.’ (with a lower-case ‘I’ because Apple product placement and a full-stop at the end because maybe she’s making a point that her name is Idina and nothing else, and especially not Adele Dazeem) is IdinaRead More

Blood: A Short Story

Blood: A Short Story

Arts, Creative Writing October 8, 2016 at 10:40 am Comments

Blood. There was blood everywhere. Blood on my hands. Blood in my hair. Bloody all over the floor, pooling around my knees, soaking into my jeans. Bloody handprints adorned my pure white shirt. The stench beganRead More

Luke Cage: Review

Luke Cage: Review

Arts, TV October 6, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments

SWEET CHRISTMAS! THE next installment in the Marvel-Netflix joint has arrived in the form of Luke Cage – also known as Power Man, because the 70s was a very different time. Never the less, the 70sRead More

Fleetwood Mac, Mirage 2016 Remaster – still an elusive, intangible, mirage of an unstoppable force

Fleetwood Mac, Mirage 2016 Remaster – still an elusive, intangible, mirage of an unstoppable force

Arts, Music October 5, 2016 at 4:03 pm Comments

WARNER BROS. RECORDS have been delighting us with deluxe, expanded and remastered versions of Fleetwood Mac albums for a number of years. This year sees the re-release of an album comprising of four hit singles inRead More

INSIDE: Everything You Didn’t Realise Was Missing from LIMBO

INSIDE: Everything You Didn’t Realise Was Missing from LIMBO

Arts, Games October 4, 2016 at 1:01 pm Comments

LIMBO, PLAYDEAD’S DEBUT 2D platformer, was rightly hailed upon release as one of the greatest indie titles in modern history. The silent tale of a boy’s journey through a haunting monochromatic world was a refreshing touch ofRead More

The Labour Party has taken the risk you want it to, now stop shouting and start voting

The Labour Party has taken the risk you want it to, now stop shouting and start voting

Opinion October 3, 2016 at 11:19 pm Comments

The Labour Party has gone through the most tumultuous period in its history over the past sixteen months. Its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, hero of the grassroots and king of community cafes, is the most divisive figureRead More

New Single Releases of the Week

New Single Releases of the Week

Arts, Music September 30, 2016 at 4:36 pm Comments

DNCE – Body Moves The first single from their upcoming eponymous album after their acclaimed EP Swaay last year, Body Moves keeps the same uplifting, guitar driven formula. Led by Joe Jonas – of Jonas Brothers fame – the quartet bring theRead More

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Dissection of the Happy Ending (Review)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Dissection of the Happy Ending (Review)

Arts, Theatre September 26, 2016 at 7:48 pm Comments

I HAVE ALWAYS hated the epilogue in Deathly Hallows. No, no, you don’t understand, I hate the epilogue in Deathly Hallows to the point where I used to sit in bed sometimes, unable to sleep, thinking aboutRead More