album review: pedro the lion – phoenix;

This review originally appeared on The Arts Desk. It’s hard to see the first album under the Pedro the Lion name in 15 years as anything other…

theatre review: glasgow girls, king’s theatre, glasgow;

The most surprising thing about Glasgow Girls isn’t the way in which it juxtaposes the horrors of dawn raids and child detention in the UK…

live review: taylor swift’s reputation stadium tour;

This review originally appeared on The Arts Desk back in June (you may remember Taylor herself had something to say about it) and I’m choosing…

a love letter to high street music shops;

We’re in the car to Dumfries. It’s the day after the day after Christmas, and the day before HMV announces it has called in the…

theatre review: the bodyguard, theatre royal, glasgow;

The Bodyguard – as in, the 1992 Whitney Houston/Kevin Costner film – is one of those pop culture phenomena so ingrained in the public consciousness that…

culture consumption: october 2018;

I’m starting to suspect that I’m missing the gene that allows me to enjoy, or at least experience, horror as a genre like other people…

culture consumption: september 2018;

In many ways, I am my own worst enemy. Towards the end of August, I saw a link circulating on social media about the Feather…