Musings from quarantine: the best concerts I’ve ever seen and why live music is so special to me

There are a lot of places I miss going to right now. Clubs, bars, restaurants, cities, friends’ homes, the world outside my room in suburban New Jersey, etc. But while hopefully soon enough many of these things will reopen in some capacity, it may be awhile before I can attend a concert. Concerts have given […]

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2018 Round-up: a look at The Student’s favourite records of the year

Arguably 2018 was one of the best years for music in recent memory, yielding lots of bold and beautiful statements from a variety of artists. 9. Noname – Room 25 One of the most interesting fusions of hip-hop and R&B came from the talented Noname with this breakout record chronicling injustice, insecurities, and growing into […]

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BBC Radio 6 Music Festival: Car Seat Headrest & The Lemon Twigs @ St Luke’s

Arriving in Glasgow last Saturday, Scotland’s cultural capital had an atmosphere of excitement and electricity as BBC Radio 6 Music Festival took over five main venues in the city. Walking past the bright flashing neon lights of The Barrowlands, I approached St Luke’s, which was illuminated by a magnificent, colourful, rotating projection of lights. Outside […]