Album Review: Night Network // The Cribs

Night Network, the eighth album from Yorkshire alt-rockers The Cribs, looked at one point as if it might not be made at all. After the release of 2017’s 24/7 Rock Star S**t, the band left their long-time management only to learn that the rights to their back catalogue had been bought by other parties without […]Read More

Blast from the Past: Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites //

Now that dubstep has faded from popular consciousness, it’s perhaps easy to forget just what an impact Skrillex’s Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites had upon release ten years ago and the legacy it’s left since. With his second EP, Sonny Moore took dubstep from south London nightclubs to daytime radio and introduced a whole new […]Read More

Album Review: Ohms // Deftones

There are only so many rock and metal acts that have managed to keep their sound fresh and engaging over the course of 25 years, but Deftones are certainly one of them. The Sacramento quintet’s career has been full of ups and downs, most notably the death of original bassist Chi Cheng in 2013, but […]Read More

Theatre Review: The Group Chat // Veritas Theatre Arts

Content warning: sexual harassment and violence. “We felt safe here,” says Lauren, one of the girls whose story is retold in The Group Chat, in the play’s opening scene. “Well, we thought we did.” The 2018 Warwick University group chat scandal, which saw eleven male students temporarily suspended after making rape threats to female students […]Read More

Don’t Let COVID-19 Make Our Society Any Less Compassionate

On February 15 this year, Caroline Flack of Love Island fame was reported to have committed suicide. Just under a month later, on March 11, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic. In the wake of both events, we were given a simple message: be kind. Don’t say anything […]Read More