• Album Review: Umbilica – Where The Land Meets The Ocean

    Where The Land Meets The Ocean is Umbilica’s first album and was released on September 21st 2019. Umbilica is a project by musician and writer Josephine Lewis, who wrote the album and performed the guitar, piano and vocals....
  • Film Review: The Irishman

    Martin Scorsese’s exceptional The Irishman asks what happens when the guns go down, and the bodies are buried....
  • Album Review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

    I’ll point out now that Michael Kiwanuka is a Brit-nominated artist with a number-one album under his belt, but I won’t mention anything about his commercial success from hereon out. Listening to his newest album, KIWANUKA, feels like racking up numbers and ticking boxes is the least of its...
  • Album Review: Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2

    The two-part album is a rare species in mainstream music, its a big risk that can make an artist’s inconsistencies painfully clear. This year, Foals have proven they possess both the grand designs and the musical skill to pull one off with Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost....
  • URNmaster review

    URNmaster, produced by NSTV, is a variety show combining elements of the classic and the modern. I was pleasantly surprised by URNmaster’s series of innovative and interesting challenges which were highly interactive and funny. More importantly, the hosts and participants underscored the engaging and spontaneous vibe that made it...
  • Film Review: Joker

    In Todd Phillips’s new adaptation, Joaquin Phoenix is a simulacrum of the sad clown....
  • Book Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

    Its never a small task for a creator to return to something they made if it has since embedded itself in the national - even in the global - consciousness. When that thing becomes a modern classic, adding to it is sort of like having a kitchen extension on...