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”

Reintroducing: The Girls With A Passion 4 Fashion

To celebrate the 20th anniversary since the initial release of the Bratz doll line, the fashion doll manufacturers have come out with a new set of dolls being sold all across the USA and internationally. The dolls were discontinued back in 2010, then reemerged in 2014 after some rebranding but weren’t nearly as popular as they once were.  Through the years Bratz have faced many … Continue reading Reintroducing: The Girls With A Passion 4 Fashion

Interview with Scottish photographer Chris Schieritz

I had the fantastic opportunity to get in touch with Scottish photographer, Chris Schieritz. A digital genius that uses his free time showcase the beauty that Scotland has to offer. Schieritz is a 26-year-old cinematographer and photographer from Falkirk, like most people he works full time to support himself and his love for cinematography. Currently Schieritz uses social media to exhibit his work, on certain … Continue reading Interview with Scottish photographer Chris Schieritz

The VanderBlues: Glassroom Session No. 5

In an unconventional 5th Glassroom Session, The VanderBlues crammed themselves into our Journalism studio for a wonderful live set. The VanderBlues are a five piece Indie-Folk band based at Edinburgh Napier University. Their music is upbeat, energetic and thoughtful, focussing on teenage and student life. The young band performed their first show in March last year, and have since sold out headline shows at Sneaky … Continue reading The VanderBlues: Glassroom Session No. 5

BOOTlace: Glassroom Session No. 4

BOOTlace joined us for a cool and casual Glassroom Session. They arrived to their ENRG Glassroom Session with a calm and cool vibe surrounding them, and throughout their performance their tracklist was comforting and warm. Harking from Dundee, BOOTlace is made up of Joseph Young on vocals and Ben Thom on Guitar. In their Glassroom session BOOTlace strip back their latest single The Last Hurrah … Continue reading BOOTlace: Glassroom Session No. 4

Megan Shearer: Glassroom Session No. 3

Singer-songwriter Megan Shearer captivated our audience with a personal and heartwarming acoustic set. Megan Shearer arrived nervously to the her ENRG Glassroom Session. Accompanied by her acoustic guitar and a little blue ukulele she quietly pulled out her song book and patiently waited for us to set up. The rushing around before the session makes for busy environment, with students running around setting up the … Continue reading Megan Shearer: Glassroom Session No. 3

Paul Sinclair: Glassroom Session No. 2

Singer-songwriter Paul Sinclair treats us to a laidback acoustic set in our second Glassroom Session. Paul has been on the Edinburgh music scene for years, previously performing with his band The Warehouse Announcement. Nowadays he gigs in venues across the city most evenings, whilst also studying Journalism at Edinburgh Napier University. In our second ‘ENRG Glassroom Session’ Paul treated our audience to an array of … Continue reading Paul Sinclair: Glassroom Session No. 2

Barbe Rousse: Glassroom Session No. 1

Barbe Rousse, which means ‘Ginger Beard’ in French, perform for the first ENRG Glassroom Session. The band, originating from Edinburgh Napier University, describe their music as “self-indulgent psychedelic sounds and calculated chaos”, which is a perfect summation of what they are all about. Barbe Rousse are Alasdair Kelly, Thian Wehmeyer, Ben Watt and David Burns. Their mixture of folk, pop and a sometimes mystical sound, … Continue reading Barbe Rousse: Glassroom Session No. 1