To Hell With It by PinkPantheress: “So addicting and universally liked”

From severe heartache to taking accountability in one’s own actions, PinkPantheress guides us through all these emotions in her debut mixtape to hell with it.  To hell with it begins by reintroducing us to Pain, a song that was dropped back in June after being teased on TikTok for couple months prior. It serves as an introductory to this whimsical, unlucky in love emotion for this album, as … Continue reading To Hell With It by PinkPantheress: “So addicting and universally liked”

Punk by Young Thug: “whole industry at his disposal”

In what has turned out to be a surprisingly quiet October for the rap industry, Young Thug has provided some much-needed relief with the release of his highly anticipated sophomore studio album.  The project titled ‘Punk’ comes towards the end of what’s already proved to be a successful year for the 30-year-old. With his label compilation ‘Slime Language 2’ selling over 113,000 units in its … Continue reading Punk by Young Thug: “whole industry at his disposal”

Ladies & Gentlemen HER…

Adele made her return to the music industry on Friday and, like always, didn’t leave her any single fan disappointed.  Her newest single ‘Easy On Me’ comes in the lead-up to her highly anticipated 4thstudio album ‘30’ which is set to be released before the end of the year. Adele has dominated the music industry at its peak and despite lying dormant for nearly 7 … Continue reading Ladies & Gentlemen HER…

YUNGBLUD Life On Mars Tour: “Raw Magnetism”

After reviewing YUNGBLUD’s 2020 album, I was already able to look beyond the singer’s vocal talent and focus on the way he relates with his fans. My visit to YUNGBLUD’s Monday night gig at Edinburgh’s 02 Academy further entrenched my views on the singer’s connection with his fan-base.  Despite the more intimate setting, the buzz I felt surrounding YUNGBLUD’s Edinburgh visit was, just as (if … Continue reading YUNGBLUD Life On Mars Tour: “Raw Magnetism”

Missus: Katherine Ryan “A Man’s Wife”

Katherine Ryan’s life has changed a lot since the last time she took her stand-up show on the road. The 2019 tour, which had a date filmed for the Netflix special, Glitter Room saw Ryan advocating for single motherhood. She rejected the idea of the nuclear family and strongly advised single mothers that their family unit doesn’t need a male addition. By the end of that … Continue reading Missus: Katherine Ryan “A Man’s Wife”

Noel Gallagher & the Sexism that Plagues Female Musicians

The music industry is rooted in sexism. To this day, male artist’s across all genres chastise and attempt to humiliate their female peers. The idea that women who make music are not as ‘cool’ as the men they share the charts with is very much prevalent, even in a society that is supposedly progressing.  Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher has a long history of sexism. It … Continue reading Noel Gallagher & the Sexism that Plagues Female Musicians

Bring Me The Horizon Live From The SSE Hydro: “the energy was palpable”

When waiting in the line for Bring Me The Horizon’s second post-pandemic show, hot off the heels of Hull’s Post Human: Survival Horror tour opening show, there were two things I noticed. The first, was the excitement among the Bring Me The Horizon faithful. From what I gathered in conversations with fans in the line, this was many of their first concerts post-pandemic, just as … Continue reading Bring Me The Horizon Live From The SSE Hydro: “the energy was palpable”

MONTERO by Lil Nas X: “A very powerful message”

Hot off the release of several chart-topping singles, Lil Nas X released his debut album on Friday and has continued to break the boundaries in the rap community.  The self-titled album ‘MONTERO’, which has been in the works for quite some time, was described as a “form of therapy” for the Georgia born rapper. The artist has claimed to be an outcast ever since his … Continue reading MONTERO by Lil Nas X: “A very powerful message”

Respect: “Poignant tribute”

Taking us from her life as a choir singer to the ‘Queen of Soul’, the biopic Respect, centres on the trials and tribulations of Ms Aretha Franklin.  I never understood when my parents would say, ‘I remember where I was standing when such and such famous celebrity died…’. I wondered why they cared, or why it had left such a meaningly memory to them. They … Continue reading Respect: “Poignant tribute”

Star-crossed by Kacey Musgraves: “Her Re-invention”

star-crossed, an adjective meaning thwarted or opposed by the stars, ill-fated. The classic story of star-crossed lovers is that of Juliet and Romeo, two lovers who’re doomed from the start. “For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” Kacey Musgraves uses the unfortunate ‘star-crossed’ to name her new 15 track album which explores themes of love or lack … Continue reading Star-crossed by Kacey Musgraves: “Her Re-invention”