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A Weekend at the Fringe

You may know the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as having a reputation for attracting hordes of pretentious southern arts students who completely invade the city for a month (probably annoying the local Scots more than Brexit does) to see a wealth of overpriced shows and comedy that will most likely contain some anti-Trump themes and a […]Read More

TV Review: Magpies Love Mirrors

This brand new comedy web-series from a small army of Cambridge students not only provides numerous laugh-out-loud moments, but also excitingly messes with conventional comedy form. Magpies Love Mirrors is somewhat of an enigma, blending sketch comedy with recurring characters and storylines, surreal parody with dry wit, that by the final episode, you’re perhaps more confused […]Read More

From Clickbait to Neistat: Joe Binder eases you into starting

There’s always been something absurdly scary about finding yourself stuck on YouTube, unrestrainedly clicking from video to video in the search for meaningful content. Whether you’re watching Zoella choose what lush bath bomb to use, or browsing a BuzzFeed video titled ‘Eyebrows Throughout History’ (which is an actual thing by the way), there’s nothing scarier […]Read More

Track Review: Sleep // Kermode Spirit

Cambridge indie-rockers Kermode Spirit formed in 2014. Influenced by Lower Than Atlantis, Bombay Bicycle Club, and The Black Keys, they increased their reputation through reaching the finals of the 2015 Cambridge Band Competition and playing the O2 Islington Academy. They released their debut EP House Party last September, a fun slice of indie pop recalling […]Read More

Live Review: Gengahr // Portland Arms, Cambridge, 14.10.15

It’s difficult when listening to Gengahr to not feel some kind of magical tranquillity. Lead singer Felix Bushe’s unique vocals are even more extraordinary live and although there isn’t too much interaction between the band and the crowd, it’s obvious that they’re very grateful to those who have come to see them at the Portland […]Read More

Live Review: Slaves // Portland Arms, Cambridge, 25.06.15

“We’ve got some lovely sexy, sweaty boys down the front here tonight,” Slaves front man Isaac Holman shouts as he grips on to the temporary barrier set up at Cambridge venue, The Portland Arms. After beginning their set with album title track ‘Are You Satisfied?’ the crowd are not given one chance to cool off […]Read More