• Kess’ Cozy Music Corner #1: One Click Straight

    Struggling to find that new artist to fall in love with? Fear not, our contributor Kess Leung is here with the latest and greatest musical recommendations of each week. In this edition, Kess highlights Filipino indie rock act One Click Straight. I had been introduced to the band ‘One...
  • How Dave Called Out Systematic Racism at the Brits

    The 21-year-old rapper from London, known as Dave, took the Brits by surprise in his beautiful address of systematic racism in Britain. Dave unapologetically called out the Prime Minister’s racism, the representation of Meghan in the UK media as opposed to that of Kate, and even went on to...
  • What is Latinx music?

    Emily explores the extents of the term ‘Latinx’ and variations within this exciting emalgamation of genres. When I first volunteered to write this article, I did not fully realise what I got myself into. An article about “The rise of Latinx music”, I thought I would just talk about...
  • “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....
  • 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...