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Music

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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Music

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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Interviews Music

Interview: Larkins on secondary school gigs and finding their place in the music industry

Ahead of their show at The Mash House, The Student’s Erin May Kelly caught up with Larkins; Henry Beach (bass), Dom Want (guitar) and Joe Stott (drums); and had the chance to chat to them about their new material, ambitions, and drunken nights in Porto. Larkins come from a small Northern town called Glossop, just outside of […]

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Comedy Fringe

Matt Winning: Climate Strange

Possibly one of the more unlikely comedians to perform at this year’s Fringe is Dr Matt Winning, a professional climate change specialist with a PhD on the subject. When you walk into the attic of Mash House, where his show takes place, the scene is strangely familiar. There is a projector and a screen at […]

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Live Music

The Ninth Wave rocks the boat at the Mash House

26th October @ The Mash House, Edinburgh A stylish post-punk four-piece writing songs about introspection is not a new concept, particularly in the Glasgow music scene, but The Ninth Wave have managed to rise above the usual crop. The release of debut EP Reformation in October seems to have given the band a greater sense of […]

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Live Music

Overground Presents Mall Grab at the Mash House

I heard plenty of stories from the last time Mall Grab came to Edinburgh. It was the Scottish debut for a fast-rising DJ who combined the whimsical sensibilities of disco, hip-hop, and a Simpsonsian sense of irony with the introspective seriousness of lo-fi tech house. People laughed, people cried. Some jotted down every single track […]

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Culture Literature

Vine Box

Nomad is a political and cultural magazine, and in Thursday night’s fundraiser for their annual publication they took over Mash House to host Vine Box. Armed with pillows, with a shoes (and phones!) off policy on the door, we followed plastic vines up to  a room tinged with green lights , decorated with a bohemian […]