The new age of the music biopic

It has long been said that the greatest mark of success for any singer is to see themselves immortalised on the silver-screen. Who could forget Eminem’s iconic performance in 8 mile, or indeed Jamie Foxx’s moving portrayal of Ray Charles in Ray? Enter the 21st centuries new favourite genre: the music biopic. The biopic genre […]

Features Music

An A – Z guide to artists influenced by David Bowie

During his lifetime Bowie provided pioneering musical innovation that was to influence many artists across the decades. Here is the Student’s comprehensive guide to  artists and bands that have sought to emulate the star man: A is for ANNIE CLARKE (aka St. Vincent) According to Clarke, “David Bowie’s mutating aesthetic and persona are as much an […]

Fringe Literature

Book Fest 2015: Mark Levisohn – How the Fab Four Made History

Monday, August 24th Chaired by Al Senter Baillie Gifford Main Theatre   This event was set to be a treat to any Beatles fans, and so it was. Mark Levisohn, one of the world’s leading historians on the now infamous group, joined up with writer Al Senter to chat about the first book in a […]