REVIEW: Peace – In Love

In Love is the debut album from one of the UK’s fastest-rising bands: Peace. The Birmingham quartet , who formed just two years ago, have put together an impressive piece of work that’s the perfect accompaniment to spring/summer ‘13 (even if the weather outside isn’t). Their sound is reminiscent of The Maccabees and Vampire Weekend […]

RATE IT OR HATE IT? – The Big Reunion

When ITV announced that they were reuniting a bunch of late 90s/early 00s pop acts for a new TV show, we all let out a  groan of horror. “Not MORE wannabes trying to cash in on their former fame! This is tragic! They must all be well into their 30s by now…” we moaned. But […]

REVIEW: Side Effects

Steven Soderbergh, Academy-Award winning director of classics such as Erin Brokovich and Ocean’s Eleven, has presented audiences with, what he claims is, his final film. On the surface, Side Effects is an investigation in to American society’s obsession with prescription drugs, specifically anti-depressants. Even the trailer makes it seem this way. However, as the film […]

Really wild

In our latest issue, which hits schools, colleges and unis this week, we’ve got a cracker of an interview with wildlife cameraman, TV presenter and all-round lovely bloke Gordon Buchanan. Because Gordon had so much to say about his fascinating career, we’ve got even more from the man himself right here! Prepare to want to […]

Loveable Rogues

They captured the hearts of the nation when they sang their way to the final of Britain’s Got Talent last year, and now Loveable Rogues are poised to take the music charts by storm. Signed to Simon Cowell’s record label Syco, Eddie, Té and Sonny are releasing their debut single, What A Night, this April. […]

Books from school that you HAVE to re-read

Today’s World Book Day, a celebration of the written word. If you’re in the middle of your education, chances are you’ll feel more inclined to go on a book-burning mission than praising literary works, but resist temptation! Ditch your laptop, your iPad and your Blackberry for the day and spend a little quality time with […]

REVIEW: I Give It A Year

I Give It A Year is a new British romantic comedy that tells of the story of young couple’s first year of marriage. Nat and Josh, played by Rose Byrne and Rafe Spall, are very different but after meeting at a party they fall in love and marry after just seven months together. At their […]

Managing student debt

We’re in a recession, and there is no way of avoiding it. High street stores are closing left, right and centre and finding a job appears harder than ever. Your education is one way to single yourself out when it comes to job-hunting, but unfortunately knowledge is not free. Though here in Scotland we’re lucky […]

REVIEW: Bastille – Oran Mor, Glasgow

Bastille Oran Mor, Glasgow, 2/3/13 The Oran Mor was packed to full capacity, and it’s no real surprise to hear that this gig sold out weeks ago. Bastille seem to have come from nowhere, and have somehow managed to creep to number two in the singles chart with new single Pompeii – and the crowd […]