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A’niah Soanes’ Book club

Last week, I heard an interview on BBC Radio 5 Live about A’niah Soanes, a nine year old girl who has set up her own book club that aims to teach students about Black history, as well as providing pupils with the opportunity to read fiction books about Black characters. A’niah felt inspired to do […]

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Our virtual world: how has Welcome Week been affected?

Whether the decision involves bidding farewell to family and friends in an entirely different continent or country, moving to a new area nationally, or even choosing to stay living at home, University is a new and daunting chapter for everyone. While the University experience is largely determined by each individual and only truly realised when […]

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Caribou’s stylish simplicity on new single ‘Never Come Back’

Four Stars Bright synths welcome the listener to Dan Snaith’s new single, the third since returning to his Caribou project towards the end of 2019 after a four-year break. From the introduction the track simply becomes more vibrant as it’s infectious melody gets the listener into a groove. The warm and organic sound which has […]

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Auntie Flo brings worldly tunes to Sneaky Pete’s

Fresh off the back of winning the Scottish Album of the Year Award, Auntie Flo, aka producer Brian d’Souza, descended upon the decks of Sneaky Pete’s to deliver an all-night-long amalgamation of house and melodic world music. In typical Sneaky’s fashion, the sold-out event quickly became a plethora of sweaty bodies, with the venue’s one […]

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Nightvision has the power to revolutionise Edinburgh’s club scene

On its cobbled surface, Edinburgh can seem something of a ‘nice’ city. From the short-bread box streets and closes of the Royal Mile, to the eccentricity of Calton Hill’s rubbish attempt at an acropolis, and to the palatial grandeur of New Town, there’s a definite sheen of respectability lacquered on to all its buildings and […]