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Stag and Dagger Festival, Live Review

Loved dearly by those who know, Stag and Dagger Festival hosts some of the most exciting and groundbreaking upcoming talent the UK has to offer. Like all live music, Covid sent the typically annual affair into a two year hiatus, and those of us who bought tickets in the early months of 2020 were finally […]

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Oh, it do be Beabadoobee

Charlotta Sharma reflects on a night at the Liquid Rooms with Beabadoobee. Beatrice Laus, aka Beabadoobee, took the Liquid Rooms by storm last Sunday evening, treating her audience to a long awaited night of 90s inspired alternative rock tunes and acoustic indie anthems. Having been postponed for months, Beabadoobee’s UK tour of her debut album […]

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Places of Worship: The Freshers’ guide to music venues in Edinburgh

Welcome, fellow students, to the city of Edinburgh. Home to the famous Fringe Festival, your new home is proudly one of the most vibrant and long-established cultural epicentres in the UK, and as a student in this city, the world is truly your oyster. However, walking through the iconic greyscale cobblestone streets you may not […]

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Big Ups: It’s All About Roots

Setting up as a new band in the middle of a thriving scene has been a personal process of sacrifice and influence for Brooklyn, NY outfit Big Ups. Ahead of the release of their second LP, Before A Million Universes, Vocalist Joe Galarraga gave us a peek into the origins and significance of the band’s […]

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Music

Live Music Matters: Supporting Local Venues

‘Nothing ever happens here’, the tongue-in-cheek moniker of Summerhall’s headlining gig series, is an apt description of Edinburgh dwindling music scene. For a city boasting at least 267 live music venues and playing host to the largest arts festival int he world, The City of Edinburgh Council’s (CEC) barbaric licensing laws, consistent failure to support […]