• Excitement Builds As New Beeston Cinema Set to Open

    Residents and students alike eagerly await the opening of a new Arc Cinema in Beeston's town centre. Film fans have not got long to wait until cinemas fling open their doors, after months of closure. This week, the cinema confirmed that it will be open to the public from...
  • Should You Listen to Music Critics?

    Spearheaded by a certain goofy, baldheaded online enthusiast, music criticism has taken on new and interesting forms in the modern day. Gemma Cockrell takes a probe to the evolving landscape, asking whether there’s still a need for these so called 'tastemakers’....
  • Hyperpop: The Maximalist Soundtrack to a Pandemic Year

    The 2010s landscape of emo rap and forward-thinking pop has given birth to a new generation of artists who are young, queer and fiercely determined. Though broadly tagged as ‘hyperpop’, the genre defies any and all definition – Gemma Cockrell asks whether this is its crux or capstone....
  • Why Are We Obsessed With Music From Our Youth?

    Hardwired into our memory during a critical time and seeped in glorious nostalgia, the songs we hear as teenagers tend to remain lifelong favourites. From Tame Impala to The Beatles, Gambino to George Michael, Tolu Sangowawa explores why we’re obsessed with music from our youth. ...
  • Waterstones Is Open! Here’s What You Should Buy

    Maisie Garvin The opening of non – essential retail this month is just one step closer to normality for everyone. For myself, and I am sure fellow bookworms, visiting a bookshop is high on the priority list. There is a certain thrill in aimlessly browsing the sections in Waterstones...
  • Motorpoint Nottingham To Receive £1 Million From Second Round Of Government‘s Culture Recovery Fund

    Nieve O’Donnell The National Ice Centre and Motorpoint Arena Nottingham are among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. As the venue prepares to gradually re-open, Nieve O’Donnell explores what this means for the arts sector after a...
  • Interview: Scouting For Girls On Lockdown Antics And Falling Back In Love With Music

    Roy Stride from indie-pop mega-band Scouting For Girls who have captivated the hearts of millions across the globe talked lockdown hobbies, new albums, and touring after a year of Zooms and drive-through shows....