Album Review: Highway 491 – These Places, In This City

Earlier this year Glasgow based blues/rock & roll band ‘Highway 491’ released their debut album, These Places In This City featuring 10 tracks recorded at Ice Breaker Studios in Perth, Scotland. Starting out in 2012 as a weekly jam session, the band was then a dup featuring Cameron Arndt on guitar/vocals and harmonica, and Alex … Continue reading Album Review: Highway 491 – These Places, In This City

Why as a Writer you should visit The Seven Stories Comics: Explore & Create Comic Art Exhibition at the Dick Institute

On Tuesday 15th October, I got the opportunity to explore The Seven Stories Comics: Explore & Create Comic Art exhibition. I have rarely been into comics in my life. So with that, I expected to spend about ten minutes at the exhibition taking in the comic examples with the added history, comments and opinions for … Continue reading Why as a Writer you should visit The Seven Stories Comics: Explore & Create Comic Art Exhibition at the Dick Institute

Album Review: Tom Misch – Geography

South-London Jazz songwriter Tom Misch’s debut album, Geography is a remarkable success. Starting out at 16 as a bedroom producer Tom began by self- releasing EP’s through SoundCloud and Bandcamp in 2011. His eclectic musical repertoire and largely self-produced music proves popular with the young crowds, making him one of the UK’s top independent producers … Continue reading Album Review: Tom Misch – Geography

Album Review: Metronomy – Metronomy Forever

English electronica band Metronomy just released their sixth studio album, Metronomy Forever offering an eclectic palette of grungy guitar rock, unexpected hits and eerie synth episodes. As a follow up from their 10th anniversary edition Nights Out, Forever is also punctuated by purely-instrumental cuts such as ‘Insecure’ and ‘Forever Is A Long Time’. Fans are … Continue reading Album Review: Metronomy – Metronomy Forever

Album Review: Laurie Anderson / Kronos Quartet – Landfall

Known for her electronic aplomb, Laurie Anderson’s newest collaboration with the experimental Kronos Quartet is subversive with moving documents of suffering and loss. The long-awaited pair has been in the works for “many years” says Kronos founder David Harrington. The album was released in February 2018 by Nonesuch Records. The fabulously iconic performative artist whose … Continue reading Album Review: Laurie Anderson / Kronos Quartet – Landfall

Album Review: Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind

We Are Not Your Kind is the sixth studio album released by leading American heavy metal band Slipknot, on August 9th, 2019. The album debuted at No. 1 on both the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200 and has received substantial critical praise for its experimentation. Slipknot once again worked with co-producer Greg … Continue reading Album Review: Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind

The PlayStation 2 – The Perfect Video Game Console, 20 Years Later

It is hard to believe that the best selling console of all time is almost 20 years old and still stands the test of time as one of the greatest consoles ever produced. With over 150 million units sold globally in its life and a library of 3500+ games, the PlayStation 2 is renowned as … Continue reading The PlayStation 2 – The Perfect Video Game Console, 20 Years Later