REVIEW: Lawson – Chapman Square

It’s safe to say that boy bands are taking over the charts currently with the likes of One Direction and The Wanted – and who doesn’t love a good boy band? Lawson, however, are just a bit more than a boy band. Despite having all the standard boy band characteristics – being extremely easy on […]

On the 16 vote…

15-year-old Annie Shields will be one of the many under-18s getting the chance to vote in the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence. She tells us how she feels about the lowered voting age. Sitting down to write this, I was still undecided as to whether or not I thought 16 and 17-year-olds should be allowed to vote […]

REVIEW: Skyfall

It’s been four years since Daniel Craig graced our screens as Ian Flemming’s secret agent 007 and now he has finally returned.  Like Craig’s former Bond movies – Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace – Skyfall definitely lives up to the previous films and even manages to pull off some surprising plot twists. The Plot […]

REVIEW: Taylor Swift – Red

It seems the name on everyone’s lips these days is Taylor Swift; and with good reason too! The cute 22-year-old is one of the top five selling digital music artists worldwide, and boasts an impressive collection of awards, including six Grammies! Taylor’s fourth studio album Red, released on 22 October, was bound to be a […]

REVIEW: Cheryl: My Story

For the first time Cheryl Cole tells all in her only official autobiography. For those of you who don’t know who Cheryl is (you must’ve been hiding under a rock), she shot to fame in TV’s Pop Stars: The Rivals, winning a place in girl band Girls Aloud. Since then, Cheryl has gone on to […]

REVIEW: Twin Atlantic, Glasgow Barrowlands

Twin Atlantic Glasgow Barrowlands – 26/10/12  The self-styled “last hurrah” for latest album Free brought the jock-rock juggernaut back home to Glasgow for a slick and passionate set comprising tracks from their first two studio albums as well as a collection of live favourites and B-sides which introduced a bit of much-needed variety into proceedings. […]

Saving money on your broadband

Broadband Genie stop by to tell us how you can get more for your money from your internet provider… Unless you’re one of the privileged few, your student days are likely to be a time where you’re scrimping and saving rather than spending – so the last thing you want to be splashing out on […]

“My nan likes the album!”

When Andy Brown, Joel Peat, Adam Pitts and Ryan Fletcher’s guitar-based ‘meaningful pop’ started getting radio play last year, we couldn’t help but wonder where Lawson had been all our lives. After four years of gigging, writing and recording, the gorgeous foursome have finally released their debut album, with praise pouring in from critics and […]