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Spoken Word Spotlight – Harry Baker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxGWGohIXiw There are many cliche views about students that persist in modern day British culture. That we drink too much, smoke too much and have little to offer the world apart from 2:2 degrees in Media…

How To Get Involved in Local Poetry

Poetry at first glance is not the easiest scene to get into. Going to an open-mic with your poetry is an incredibly tough thing to do, and often feels like going to a student house party with a crate of non-alcoholic beer and a copy of…

4 Scottish Bands You Need to Check Out

The Scottish music scene is one that is often derided by (predominantly English) critics for being too small and dominated by the same old faces. But this country is far more than the standard 500 Miles covers and sweaty…

5 Worst WWE Gimmicks of All Time

The WWE has made a hash of some wrestler careers in its time. From fitness gimmicks, to vampires, to religious zealots, to oppressed “minorities”, the audience of the world’s biggest wrestling promotion have had to sit through some godawful…

ALBUM REVIEW: Mantric – ‘Sin’

Mantric’s Sin is an absolutely intriguing listen. At first glance, it marries Steak Number Eight-style grunge groove with almost death metal inspired vocals. On second glance, however, you get a far deeper and more complex record. The album…

ALBUM REVIEW: Pulo Revé – ‘É’

Pulo Revé are certainly an intriguing prospect; with comparisons to one of my favourite bands, Enter Shikari, I was certainly excited to hear this debut release from the group. Although this album does at times meander into the…

EP REVIEW: Vera Grace – ‘Novella’

The metal market is close to saturation these days. Wall-to-wall crunching riffs, strong leading melodies, and authoritatively growled vocals, along with the odd clean component, are wherever you wish to find them. What the scene…