• “Name One Genius That Ain’t Crazy”: How Kanye West became one of the most influential and controversial artists of all time

    Many artists are known for their passionate and loyal fanbase. However, the group that immediately springs into the forefront of my mind is always the Kanye West fanbase. Kanye West is inescapable....
  • Fallout 4, 4 Years On: A Small Complaint

    After Fallout 4’s four year anniversary, November 10th, now is the perfect time to reflect on the game’s two weakest points: The main quest, and the motives of the main factions. You probably don’t remember the story the game was meant to tell us – we were all too...
  • Riding High or Plummeting Quickly: Have Theme Parks Had Their Day?

    Theme parks have long been an option for a day of family entertainment. The 1950s saw the first proper amusement parks open their doors to the public, including the world-famous Disneyland. Rides often included carousels, Ferris wheels and of course the adrenaline seekers dream: the roller coaster. Since then...
  • How University Has Impacted Me As a Music Lover

    It’s no secret that one of the most exciting parts of the university experience is all the new people you get to meet. And from the perspective of a music lover, this means new music and ideas about music. When I joined Nottingham, one of the first decisions I...
  • Interview: Trinity Square

    Approved by Stormzy, Notts group Trinity Square, named after ‘Trinity Square’ in the heart of Nottingham, have been on an upward trajectory since releasing their last record. Huey, ZIA, YD, Baby Boy and Trizzy VS provide rap, singing, depth, pace changes and knock out hooks to confidently blend individuality with the power of...
  • The Struggles of Making a Music Career

    In March 2019, I self-released my second E.P. Bones. I’d been working on it for over a year in the background, playing songs at open-mic nights and the occasional paid gig. Despite that, I don’t consider myself a professional musician at all. It often looks that way on my...
  • The Beautiful Confessions of Loyle Carner

    Ben Coyle-Larner, from Lambeth, adopts the name Loyle Carner when he serenades us with his eloquent flow. His stage name is some sort of intentional double-barrel spoonerism that reflects how he has struggled with ADHD from a young age. This perfectly summarises him as a person. Carner is paving...