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In Conversation With: Ride

Formed at North Oxfordshire College & School Of Art in Banbury in 1988, Ride quickly cemented their importance as a pioneering band of the Shoegaze genre with the release of Nowhere in 1990, which they followed soon after with Going Blank Again in 1992. Both these albums are remarkable fusions of pop and noise-rock; sonically […]

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Music

In Conversation With: swim school

The past year has seen a rapid rise for Edinburgh band Swim School. The four-piece haven’t been around for long, but they’ve been making rapid inroads into the public consciousness of the United Kingdom. Their first EP was released during a global pandemic that forced listeners to retreat from the electric immediacy of the gig and […]

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Subterranean Sound: Built By Friends, For Friends

In conversation with GRDN, the collective responsible for the festival’s success. Edinburgh is not known for its electronic music. There exists only a handful of independent venues across the city that promote local DJs, artists and creatives. A large student population means that there is high demand for regular and affordable club nights. Subterranean Sound, […]

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Fringe Interview

Fringe 2022: In Conversation With … Jeremy Corbyn Review

This Fringe, The Stand Comedy Club is home to a series of discussions with various well known faces; from Deborah Meaden to the University of Edinburgh’s own Professor Devi Sridhar, from Nicola Sturgeon to Ian Rankin.  Taking the stage today was Jeremy Corbyn: jam enthusiast and former leader of the Labour Party. I thought it […]

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Art Culture

In Coversation With… Lucas Priest

As part of our series ‘In Conversation With’, we spotlight artists currently enrolled at ECA. Today we bring to you an interview with Lucas Priest. Can you introduce yourself: how would you identify or define yourself as an artist, and or, your art practice? I’m an intermedia artist working and living in Edinburgh, for the […]