Riots in Britain and revolution abroad – it’s been a turbulent year in politics. Andrew Williams looks back, and asks what might be in store for the year ahead
Dan Jones takes a look at the album that shot soul icon Otis Redding to the top of the charts in 1965.
Thurston Moore’s new album, Demolished Thoughts, has been lost somewhat in the live translation.
Both band and venue remain amongst the live circuit’s best-kept secrets. On tonight’s evidence though, they surely won’t be secrets for much longer.
A 5 star review for the Irish-born producer’s second set on British soil in over a year.
Recently I have begun, or rather, attempted to begin, research for my dissertation (I won’t bore you with the title) only to discover that it is a task worthy of Sisyphus. But surely, you say, it can’t be that bad – it’s just a lot of reading and note taking. And you would be correct, […]
The practice is perfectly suitable for some
Josephine Lane talks with students Elisha Mansuroglu and Sophie Taylor about their upcoming performance.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Manchester has stated that the coalition government hasn’t thought of the impact of fee rises on postgraduate study
As lovely as gigs in churches can be, Lisa Hannigan’s set needs less restriction and more sweatiness.
Angelic voices, folky tones and complex harmonies make up this choir of 3 young sisters’ sound.
ADTR are breaking down borders and redefining genres to create the music they and their fans want.
That difficult second album cliché proves its truth this time around.
We used to value tolerance, multiculturalism and international cooperation in Europe but it increasingly seems that over the last two decades we have witnessed the slow return of fascism and we are doing very little, if anything at all, to stop it. Currently, there is an undeniable predominance of centre-right governments within the EU, but […]
I have a friend who might mind very much about my relaying a story. Jeff (as he is not called) had an exceedingly short-term relationship with what one could term a ‘crazy person’, and crazy person had her eyes fixed on an open relationship. ‘It’s the future’ she might have said, ‘marriage is finished, who […]
Mental health is a sticky topic; one that too easily falls by the wayside in life. We’d like to think that it’s just a minority who experience problems with their mental health – these people, we hope, can be packaged away and dismissed from the mainstream. It’s not that people are insensitive, but our reliance […]
We spent another evening in the company of our old friend, art. Cornerhouse decided that what it really needed to brighten this cold November was a Night of Art. We couldn’t agree more. Which surely can mean only one thing: a Sketch-O-Matic. I jumped to the conclusion that this would be a giant Etch-A-Sketch. I […]