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Songs and Stories Remembering Our Earth

Australian native singer-songwriter Susanna Orr Holland joins the American musician KeLan on a freezing February night to bring the audience gathered in the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s auditorium tales of shrinking…

Live review: Sunflower Bean

Sunflower Bean is formed of bassist and vocalist Julia Cumming, guitarist Nick Kivlen and drummer Jacob Faber. They create a classic rock sound indebted to Fleetwood Mac, Queen and T-Rex…

Interview: Sunflower Bean’s Julia Cumming

At the start of Sunflower Bean’s UK Tour The Student spoke to frontwoman Julia Cumming off the back of their sophomore album Twentytwo in Blue. Julia stresses that the difference…

Sleaford Mods aggressively bite back

Still stoically minimal, Sleaford Mods return with a self-titled EP featuring more complex song structures and compelling storytelling. It begins with two tracks which both deal with the anonymity of…

Part Time tease new album with second sultry single

Part Time, contender for the world’s most unsearchable band name, is the musical project of David Speck and has been quietly releasing their unhinged take on the sultrier sounds of…

Dr. Who’s LGBTQ Press Release Undermines its Legacy of Representation

Peter Capaldi will be back for his final series of Doctor Who, premiering on Saturday 15 April. He will star alongside the new companion Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie,…

Public Service Broadcasting take a trip out of this world at the International Science Festival

Tweed-clad, geektastic London-based duo, Public Service Broadcasting performed as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival at Usher Hall. The pair use samples from archive material and build compelling instrumentals…

BBC Radio 6 Music Festival: Bonobo, Thundercat & Songhoy Blues @ Barrowland Ballroom

LA-based but Brighton-born electronica producer, Bonobo headlined the Barrowland Ballroom on the Saturday of the BBC 6music Festival in Glasgow. Bringing a talented array of musicians, he effuses tracks that…