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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

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Arts, Books, Creative Writing, Events, Film, Music, Theatre September 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments

WHETHER NEW OR returning to the university, there are a multitude of clubs and societies to join. Here is a guide to a few of them within the arts that might take your fancy ahead of the fairRead More

Suicide Squad review: Surprisingly good

Suicide Squad review: Surprisingly good

Arts, Film September 6, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments

ONE CAN BE forgiven for going into superhero movies these days with low expectations, especially a DC movie, particularly after the shambling failure of batman vs superman. I must admit I wasn’t expecting much when I tookRead More

Star Trek Beyond: About as disappointing as you would expect

Star Trek Beyond: About as disappointing as you would expect

Arts, Film August 24, 2016 at 10:31 am Comments

I USED TO enjoy the new Star Trek movies significantly more than I currently do. As kind of popcorny adventure movies they were actually pretty good. But as I have gone back and actually watched the variousRead More

Opinion: A Call to End Online Shaming

Opinion: A Call to End Online Shaming

Editors' Pick, Opinion August 19, 2016 at 8:00 pm Comments

THE INTERNET IS the most powerful communication tool ever invented. With a single button press, we can share our thoughts with thousands, sometimes millions of other people. In the immortal words of Uncle Ben, “With greatRead More

Edinburgh Fringe review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide

Edinburgh Fringe review: Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide

Arts, Comedy, Editors' Pick August 19, 2016 at 8:48 am Comments

WHITE MALE ART has its fair share of surprisingly well-built figures. Sufjan Stevens is the most obvious, looking like he chops wood for eight hours a day and tunes his antique harp collection by night, andRead More