• “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....
  • Bands and Brands: The Changing Art of ‘Selling Out’

    For generations of musicians and music lovers alike, “selling out” was the worst thing a musician could do. A stinging insult and verbal slap to the face, it meant sacrificing musical quality or original intentions in favour of commercial success. But is ‘selling out’ really as bad as it...
  • Album Review: Snow Patrol – Wildness

    Seven years after their 2011 effort Fallen Empires, Snow Patrol, responsible for such mid-noughties hits as ‘Chasing Cars’ and ‘Run’, return with an album both as deftly constructed as it is lyrically contemplative. Delayed repeatedly with various side projects and more than one bout of writers’ block for lead...
  • Artists of the Year 2017

    This year music-wise has been insane, seeing old artists reinvent themselves and new artists take centre stage in the industry. Here’s arguably some of the best artists of this year… Chart-toppers Taylor Swift View this post on Instagram 3 days until #reputation A post shared by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift)...
  • Album Review: Taylor Swift – Reputation

    November 10th was the day Taylor Swift debuted her highly anticipated pop album, Reputation. As an album, Reputation embodies Taylor Swift’s typical artful musical composition, creative lyricism and use of narrative mystery. Yet, Taylor’s swift breakaway album suffers at the cost of experimentation, but deserves plenty of credit. There’s...
  • Top Hair Trends of 2017

    From the classic fringe to vivid colour, 2017 has shown us some interesting hair trends. Here are the top 5 trends seen over the year so far, ranging from classic styles that never seem to go out of fashion to some which can be considered more innovative! The Wig...
  • Album Review: Kanye West – The Life of Pablo

    Kanye West has always been about pushing boundaries. For several LPs it was about stretching the outer-limits of what a hip-hop record could be: recording with live instrumentation at Abbey Road, sampling King Crimson and making soulful R&B records in spite of the fact he can’t sing a note....