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Gengahr’s ‘Sanctuary’ toes the line between intimacy and inconsistency

Three stars. Gengahr are synonymous with the intersection between indie and psychedelic rock; comparable to Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s little brother—dark, romantic, and framed by a sense of youthful angst. While…

Tyler, the Creator – ‘OKRA’

4/5 stars Tyler, the Creator has made the modern hip-hop scene his playground with his whacky lyricism and devil-may-care attitude. Despite being a departure from some of the soft, gorgeous…

Ready Player One

Spectacle for the sake of spectacle has become an all-too-common problem for contemporary Hollywood. Cohesive narrative and characterisation can often get lost in the maze of technological showmanship. Unfortunately, Ready…

The Wombats deliver a night of good, solid fun in Aberdeen

19th March Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen Ah, The Wombats. I think it’s safe to say we’ve all zipped up our Jack Wills hoodies and lip-synced to ‘Let’s Dance to Joy Division’…

The Square

Directed by Ruben Östlund, The Square chronicles the personal and public crises faced by Christian (Claes Bang), the well-respected curator of an art museum in Stockholm. His family and love…

EUSOG’s HMS Pinafore

Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera HMS Pinafore is perfectly suited to the backdrop of Edinburgh’s eccentricity. Most importantly, the spirited vibrancy of HMS Pinafore is no better performed than by…

The XX – I See You

From the moment you hear the heraldic brass motif of the opening track ‘Dangerous’, you know that The xx’s third album I See You is going to be an innovation.…