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Stag and Dagger Festival, Live Review

Loved dearly by those who know, Stag and Dagger Festival hosts some of the most exciting and groundbreaking upcoming talent the UK has to offer. Like all live music, Covid…

Palaye Royale is Saved by the B – sides

Punk rock trio Palaye Royale is a band dripping with nostalgia. Soundwise, they host the sort of heart-bleeding, shout-your-lungs-out-and-burst-the-eardrums style that many would attribute to the early 2000s emo scene.…

Sister Rosetta Tharpe is the queen of rock ‘n’ roll

In celebration of Black History Month, Music Editor Ella Cockerill shares the story of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the black and queer icon to whom rock ‘n’ roll owes it all.…

Places of Worship: The Freshers’ guide to music venues in Edinburgh

Welcome, fellow students, to the city of Edinburgh. Home to the famous Fringe Festival, your new home is proudly one of the most vibrant and long-established cultural epicentres in the…

Women in Music: A celebration of greatness and call for respect

The Scottish Feminist Collective, a foundation created in September by feminist societies in universities across Scotland, have recently fronted an empowering campaign celebrating and supporting women in the music industry.…

Dreaming of King Tut’s: considering the uncertain future of live music

The expression ‘uncertain times’ is everywhere at the moment, from emails to TV adverts and political speeches. So when American pop punk band Waterparks announced a tour with no set…

Remembering Eddie Van Halen: the man who reshaped rock

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen, whose trailblazing techniques produced some of the most astonishing pieces of music the rock world has ever encountered, died last Tuesday, aged 65. While he…

Cults dazzle on their new album Host

Rating: 5 out of 5 We are all very much aware that 2020 so far has been nine months packed with the unexpected, and as Cults releases their fifth album…