Review: Beabadoobee – Fake it Flowers

Fake it Flowers, the debut album from London-based artist Beabadoobee is the perfect embodiment of early 2000s indie and paves the way for young girls longing to perform everywhere. As I entered my early teens I fell in love with indie music, I began exploring and started to feel weighed down by the male dominance of the genre. So, I then went on the hunt … Continue reading Review: Beabadoobee – Fake it Flowers

The Impact of Lockdown on Arts and Entertainment

The arts and entertainment industry increasingly plays a huge role in how society functions in the 21st century. In 2018, the UK Government reported that creative industries contributed more than £111 billion to the UK economy with a large amount of this coming from the film and television industry. It was also reported that employment in the creative industries sector increased significantly to 3.2 million … Continue reading The Impact of Lockdown on Arts and Entertainment

Review: JJ Wilde – Ruthless

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Canadian alt-rocker JJ Wilde has come flying out the blocks with her debut album “Ruthless”. At a time where any remnants of previous normality are to be grabbed and never let go, this unapologetic collection of truthful lyrics and powerful melodies will surely go down a storm. Wilde has had to work harder than most to get to this stage, paying her dues for … Continue reading Review: JJ Wilde – Ruthless

Review: Charli XCX – how i’m feeling now

UK pop visionary, Charli XCX has released her fourth studio album made entirely in her LA home during quarantine. The way that people are dealing with being in quarantine drastically differs, yet Charli XCX seized the opportunity to create a full-length album in a matter of weeks. The album, titled how I’m feeling now, is an ode to a quarantine love exploring the change between our old … Continue reading Review: Charli XCX – how i’m feeling now

Dealing with your quarantine grief through albums

Music has always been my haven. From curving school bus anxieties to keeping me company in my University halls – it’s what I turn to when in need of comfort.  Living through a pandemic is emotionally confusing and has led some unusual listening habits [and my Spotify account being set to private].  My lockdown experience explained through albums I’ve been listening to: 1. Denial “This … Continue reading Dealing with your quarantine grief through albums

Review: Yaeji – What We Drew

Korean-American DJ and producer Yaeji has released her highly anticipated debut mixtape What We Drew. Born Kathy Yaeji Lee, Yaeji spent her time growing up scuttling between America and South Korea, eventually ending up in New York. She began DJing at University in  America, playing her first set on the university’s radio station and after graduation continued to pursue a career in music. The release … Continue reading Review: Yaeji – What We Drew

Review: A Southern View – Fashion Show Reflecting Italy

Fashion and Art go hand in hand. Young designers have created a fashion show that was held at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh and was inspired by the art exhibition, The Italian Connection. A Southern View show included two collections made by the third level and HND students of Edinburgh College. There was no podium, so models walked close to the viewers which created … Continue reading Review: A Southern View – Fashion Show Reflecting Italy

Review: Beneath the Surface at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre

“Minimalist yet full of life,” words of an anonymous visitor about the abstract art exhibition at the City Art Centre, in Edinburgh. Beneath the Surface showcases the artworks of nine contemporary Scottish artists. The pieces of art are created using different mediums such as acrylic on canvas, kiln-formed glass, oil on paper and so forth. Contemporary abstract art is widely criticized as it usually gives … Continue reading Review: Beneath the Surface at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre