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Theatre

20 Minutes of Action

CW: Sexual AssaultRating: ⭐️ I think most directors and actors would be daunted when dealing with the impossible task of depicting a victim of one of the most heinous sexual assault cases in modern American history. Pollyanna Esse and her cast however take up the task.   I wish they hadn’t.   The play is unfortunately inconsistent, both in the […]

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Culture Literature

Interview with Edinburgh-based student poet Isabelle Hodgson

Whilst interviewing Isabelle Hodgson, I immediately feel she is nothing short of talented. I see why this high achieving Edinburgh based poet, bombarded with accolades, helped push her University Slam Poetry team to fifth place in the National Uni Slam 2020. A newly published poet under the student-run literary journal Hebenon, Isabelle claims this is […]

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Music Reviews

Anderson .Paak takes a step back

2 stars Anderson Paak’s latest single acts as funk-pop infused meta-commentary on his previous successes, which ultimately overshadow this new track. Everything about the song is filled with bling and glitz, unfortunately in a way that moves us back to the era of Little Mix and tacky pop tunes. This is seen most notably in […]

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Music Singles

Alfie Templeman shares a colourful if unoriginal track

Rating: 3 out of 5 Alfie Templeman rocks back into the public’s eye with his new catchy tune ‘Forever Isn’t Long Enough’ released shortly after his EP Happiness in Liquid Form. On the surface the song relays a feeling of transcendence and transportation with his lyrics focusing on the development and progression of time; notably […]

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Music Singles

Boy Pablo’s Leave Me Alone is a pre-lockdown anthem

Boy Pablo’s new single ‘Leave me Alone!’ is the synth follow up from ‘Hey Girl’, ‘Honey’ and ‘Rest Up’, all in preparation for his upcoming album Wachito Rico due for release on October 23rd. The single’s release could not have been better timed: the upbeat guitar notes mixed with his mellow and almost hazy vocal […]