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Róisín Murphy brightens up DJ Koze’s new single

4/5 stars German dance auteur DJ Koze has always had a knack for subtle reinvention, underscoring his electronic productions with a vitality and understated mysticism that has set him a…

PRS Foundation’s Keychange initiative offers a solution to gender disparity in festival line-ups

Back in January, Lily Allen spoke out on Twitter in response to Wireless Festival’s first announcement of acts for its July event: “The struggle is real.” She wasn’t referring to…

Beatroots: fresh sounds and a good cause at the Wee Red

“We cordially invite you to a night of sweet vibrations from distant nations; we’ll play tunes that may cause hip gyrations, emotional elations and perhaps physical relations.” Beatroots will be…

Interview: Politics, pseudo-pop and personas with Alex Cameron and Roy Molloy

Australian musician Alex Cameron and his ‘business partner’ and saxophonist Roy Molloy recently made a Glasgow tour stop at Mono, where The Student caught up with the pair for a…

Live review: Alex Cameron at Mono, Glasgow

2nd December Alex Cameron has been steadily building a profile for himself in the UK and US alike since the release of his frankly brilliant sophomore album Forced Witness back…

The Ninth Wave rocks the boat at the Mash House

26th October @ The Mash House, Edinburgh A stylish post-punk four-piece writing songs about introspection is not a new concept, particularly in the Glasgow music scene, but The Ninth Wave…

HMLTD is everything live music needs, and more

13th October It’s difficult to trust HMLTD at first sight. A garish assault of military accessories, art deco makeup, fishnet and tailoring in technicolour, the London-based sextet can easily come…

Diet Cig and The Spook School take Edinburgh with gusto

17th October It’s a drizzly Tuesday evening on Cowgate, but inside Sneaky Pete’s two groups from opposite sides of the Atlantic are busy creating an atmosphere of warmth, celebration and…