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Confidence Man Gets Down and Dirty in Glasgow

Light up LED cone bras, champagne, crotch grabbing, convulsive dance moves and rave music is what a Confidence Man concert consists of.  On 9th November, the Australian four piece sensation Confidence Man came to the iconic Barrowland Ballroom to deliver their electropop driven dance moves and dynamic vocals. The band consists of two singers, Janet […]

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Angel Olsen Brings her Effortless Incantations to Edinburgh 

On Saturday 22nd October, Angel Olsen and the Big Time Band came to Edinburgh for the penultimate concert on her UK/Ireland tour. After an acoustic opening set by Tomberlin, each member of the Big Time Band walks onstage adorning a different block colour ensemble and instrument; a pink violinist, a red drummer, and a green […]

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Alex G: God Save the Animals review

“Is this Christian rock?” my flatmate Sophie asks as Alex G’s album plays in our kitchen. This is a good question considering God Save the Animals’ title as well as its lyrical biblical references embedded throughout. Is it an album mediating faith? Or perhaps this is just Alex G being Alex G and playing around. […]

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Review: Moonage Daydream

Moonage Daydream is a fittingly atypical, whirlwind telling of the story of David Bowie. By contrast to the flashy yet often tacky studio biopics of Bowie’s contemporaries, Freddie Mercury, Elton John and Elvis, Moonage Daydream instead uses Bowie himself to narrate his life, rather than an actor. By doing this, Brett Morgan, the director, producer, […]

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Review: Bodies Bodies Bodies

Fuelled by cocaine, comedy and a Charli XCX soundtrack, Bodies Bodies Bodies makes an unlikely slasher. As a strange trail of mystery killings unravels one by one at a “hurricane party” in a mansion, a friendship group must figure out who is the murderer before they are next. In its remote, American environment, it feels […]