Music

Albums of the Year 2019: Clairo – Immunity

Clairo’s early career suffered from accusations of being an industry plant, and whilst this is easily disputed, the authenticity of her sound was clouded by collaborations on her EP diary 001 and her work with producers such as SG Lewis, where her...

The Twilight Sad shroud Usher Hall in awe

Fresh off the back of winning The Skinny’s Scottish Album of the Year Award and not too far gone from touring with the behemoths that are The Cure, The Twilight Sad endeavoured upon their largest headline show yet at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall....

Leonard Cohen album is the perfect goodbye

The elusive Leonard Cohen wrote and recorded up till his final moments and the posthumous release of Thanks for the Dance stands as testimonial to the life of a poet in dialogue with the margins of human and artistic capacity. His son, Adam Cohen...

Sparklehorse track ‘Ninjarous’ is unearthed

It has been almost ten years since the death of Sparklehorse front man, Mark Linkous, and as such, this collaborative track with rapper MF Doom and producer Danger Mouse should be seen more as an unearthed artefact than a contemporary contribution...

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