• Film Review: Leto

    Leto (pronounced “lee-air-ta”) translates into ‘summer’ or ‘summertime’. It’s this choice of title that foreshadows what is an intrinsically reminiscent film. Based on the memoirs of Natalya Naumenko, Kirill Serebrennikov’s Leto invites the audience to 1980s Leningrad where, through Natalya’s eyes, we learn about the development of the city’s lively rock...
  • 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....
  • Penny Lane Launch Party

    Nostalgic childhood memories, excellent drinks, and all the fun of the seaside- everything is to be found in Nottingham’s newest bar, Penny Lane. Located on Fletcher Gate in Nottingham’s famous Lace Market, Penny Lane is the newest addition to Nottingham’s independent bar scene. Behind the launch of Penny Lane...
  • East of Eli: An Interview – Part 2 of 2

    Part 1 of this article can be found here. The following interview has been condensed for this article. You started out in acting, one of the things you might be recognized for is Bring It On, did you always know you wanted to focus on music or was there...
  • East of Eli: Part 1 of 2

    I went to The Troubadour in London to see East of Eli perform for the third time. The basement under the bar was illuminated with purple, blue and pink lights that set an enchanting glow to the room. East of Eli is chiefly comprised of one man, Nathan West,...
  • Clean Cut Kid @ Bodega

    Four-piece indie band Clean Cut Kid returned to Nottingham as part of their Give Love tour, taking to The Bodega’s stage for one night only. Comparable to bands like Fleetwood Mac and Fickle Friends, Clean Cut Kid proved they have a bright future ahead of them. “Playing in Nottingham...
  • Album Review: Muse – Simulation Theory

    Devon’s rock titans struggle to inspire on their sci-fi dominated space-rock adventure. It’s incredible to think that Teignmouth trio Muse released their debut record almost twenty years ago, but since then, the band have escalated to complete stardom, being hailed as one of Britain’s greatest modern rock bands. Muse...