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Ieva Gudaityte

Physics and Music student
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The Queen of Folk returns: Joan Baez at Queen’s Hall

17th March Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh How many women over a certain age do we see in the popular music scene? How many women do we consider to have changed its…

Interview: Fergus Doyle and Luka Vukos talk their science-fiction short film Lose Like a Human

The independent Edinburgh-based production company Neon-Eye has recently completed a short science-fiction film Lose Like a Human, created by two University of Edinburgh alumni, screenwriter Fergus Doyle and director Luka…

Album review: Sun Ra, Gershwin, and the symbiosis within American jazz

4/5 stars The essence of jazz lies in the merging of two different Americas – one European and one African, one in Tin-Pan Alley and one in Harlem. It is…

A restless return from Charlotte Gainsbourg

Rating: 4/5 After 7 years of silence, French-British singer and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg confidently comes back with her 5th album, Rest ­– a powerful and intimate ode to life, death…

The myth of tormented genius: the link between mental health and creativity

In the contemporary perception of extraordinary artistry, it seems that the question of what is older – the history of music or the history of mental illness – has almost…

Albums of the Summer 2017: Cigarettes After Sex, ‘Cigarettes After Sex’

If one thing can be said for certain about a current four-piece ambient-pop band from Texas, Cigarettes After Sex, it is that they are consistent: low resolution-looking black covers with…

A Brief History of DISCO

It seems that during the Fringe every spare room in the city becomes a venue. Down the stairs of SpaceTriplex – just like a rabbit hole – a spectator reaches…

Sofar Sounds: Changing the way we listen to music

Whether by a coincidence or as an intended reference, the alternative name for Sofar Sounds shares the title with the album by Leonard Cohen, Songs from a Room. A simple,…