Live: Aminé at SWG3 On one of the last stops of his tour in support of his 2018 album OnePointFive, Aminé played in Scotland for the first time ever at SWG3 in Glasgow and brought his high energy rap with him. Since his breakout single Caroline was released in 2016, Aminé has began to make a name for himself working with rap powerhouses like Offset and also featuring … Continue reading Live: Aminé at SWG3

Live: Flying By Mirrors and Nü-Cross at Nice’n’Sleazy

Rock ruled at Nice ‘n’ Sleazy last weekend as two Glasgow-born bands brought the house down. Before I talk about the music, I’d just like to praise Nice ‘n’ Sleazy as the epitome of the small music venue. It’s literally underground, there’s graffiti everywhere, and if not for the ventilation system you’d be 90% sweat before you even started dancing. The roof is so low … Continue reading Live: Flying By Mirrors and Nü-Cross at Nice’n’Sleazy

Inside the OTR Showcase

Off The Record Edinburgh is a networking event for 16-25 year olds looking to get a leg up in the music industry. Their post-event showcase showed why these young artists NEED to be seen. Off The Record is organised by Born To Be Wide, a Scottish company who frequently put on larger-scale networking events, usually of a more professional nature. While at the showcase, OTR … Continue reading Inside the OTR Showcase

Let sleeping celebs lie

The career of the late, great Amy Winehouse seems to be set for a comeback, despite her untimely death in 2011. Is her image being exploited? Or is this a celebration of her fame? Newly-released footage of Amy Winehouse has been posted online, showing a live performance of her song Love Is A Losing Game. The video is from a small, intimate gig that was held the … Continue reading Let sleeping celebs lie

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen are so gigantic it’s a surprise that a movie about them wasn’t made minutes after Freddie Mercury’s death.  I suppose there is a certain life-cycle that massive pop-culture phenomena have to follow before they get a movie – first come the ‘Greatest Hits’ albums, then documentaries, then finally they get the Hollywood biopic treatment. Bohemian Rhapsody is the last stage for Queen. Or should … Continue reading Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker – a new take on an iconic villain

Production is underway on DC Comics’ latest standalone film, a plot that focuses on an origin story of one of their most notorious villains – The Joker. While filming is in its early days, there has been plenty of test footage and ‘leaks’ revealed to the public giving an insight into Joaquin Phoenix’s take on the character. Those who are familiar with The Killing Joke … Continue reading Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker – a new take on an iconic villain