Red (Taylor’s Version): “the musician now has full creative control”

Taylor Swift has released her version of her 2012 album Red, just over 200 days after she released her last re-record. The album may be named red, but Taylor is very much at a creative green light with full speed ahead. With 30 songs this 2hr and 10-minute is a holy experience. The original tracks including 22, I Knew You Were Trouble and Begin Again take us all back to … Continue reading Red (Taylor’s Version): “the musician now has full creative control”

Spencer: “A warpath of defiance against the monarchy”

When I first saw the photos of Kristen Stewart as the cultural icon that is the Princess of Wales on Twitter earlier this year I was both overjoyed at the thought of Stewart finally shaking her label as a “bad actress” due to Twilight’s stamp as “a mess” (Insider’s words not mine), in fact my crumpled Teen Now magazine cover of Taylor Lautner plastered on the back of my … Continue reading Spencer: “A warpath of defiance against the monarchy”

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”