A Chat with Razorlight’s Björn Agren

Bjorn Agren, a member of the group Razorlight, sat down with ENRG’s Joe Anderson before the group performed at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, opening up for Kaiser Chiefs last Wednesday. Argen was an original member of Razorlight, during it’s formation in 2002. However, in 2010 it was announced that Agren and the group’s bassist at the time, Carl Dalemo, would leave the group because of issue’s … Continue reading A Chat with Razorlight’s Björn Agren

Review: Music To Be Murdered By – Eminem

Rapper Eminem has surprise-released another album. Trying hard to show he’s capable of growth but still has a glimpse of the past on his new album. On his 11th album released at midnight on the 17th of January, he continues to rap about his messed-up family, his haters and his own problems over 20 tracks. The 47-year-old rapper has featured several other artists on his … Continue reading Review: Music To Be Murdered By – Eminem

Picking Favourites with Ten Tonnes

Following the release of his self-titled debut album, I caught up with Ten Tonnes at one of the coolest venues in Glasgow, Saint Luke’s. I met 22-year-old Ethan Barnett, better known as Ten Tonnes, ahead of his headline show at Glasgow’s impressive converted church. He’s busy pouring a brown syrup into a fruit tea and, when I question what he is concocting, he explains that he … Continue reading Picking Favourites with Ten Tonnes

The next generation of rap

Rap has always been a genre of self-expression, allowing artists to freely speak their mind in a way that feels comfortable to them. Women have also been at the forefront of the genre, whether they be the subject of the song or the one performing, yet misogyny is still a major criticism of the genre. Sexually motivated lyrics prove controversial to listeners and can sometimes … Continue reading The next generation of rap

The VanderBlues: Glassroom Session No. 5

In an unconventional 5th Glassroom Session, The VanderBlues crammed themselves into our Journalism studio for a wonderful live set. The VanderBlues are a five piece Indie-Folk band based at Edinburgh Napier University. Their music is upbeat, energetic and thoughtful, focussing on teenage and student life. The young band performed their first show in March last year, and have since sold out headline shows at Sneaky … Continue reading The VanderBlues: Glassroom Session No. 5

A pre-show chat with Super Inuit

Edinburgh-based electro-pop duo Super Inuit supported Swedish group Holy Now at Leith Depot last Friday and I went along for a chat with them before their set. The duo, made up of Brian Pokora and Fern Morris, told me the story behind their name, how they put together their music and what 2019 holds for them. We start by talking about their name. As I … Continue reading A pre-show chat with Super Inuit

Live: The Internet at SWG3

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Internet (@theinternet) Genre blending, soulful, and groovy; this is a band at the top of the game. The Internet’s ascent to stardom has been a little under the radar, but their journey has produced four gorgeous albums, culminating in the stunning Hive Mind. Spawning from the boisterous hip hop collective Odd Future, and picking up … Continue reading Live: The Internet at SWG3

The new sound of London…

Music has always reflected the times. Musicians, like all artists, are constantly inspired by what they see and hear happening around them. So, it should be no surprise that right now in a country riven with political tension, where its citizens are almost daily forced to confront and examine their own ideas of identity and how they fit in to society, that a new form … Continue reading The new sound of London…

Preview: pod – Harry Bongo

Edinburgh-based musician Harry Bongo is set to release his new single pod next week. ENRG Music have had an exclusive first listen to pod ahead of its release on March 15th. Following the release of his self-titled debut album in 2016, which Harry describes as ‘contemporary classical’, his next release is a big undertaking. pod is made up of 4 parts that are produced in … Continue reading Preview: pod – Harry Bongo