“vague imagery and gut feelings”: the monkoora interview;

“Bocx Wurld”, the opening track from Monkoora’s Nuclear BB EP, is the kind of song that catches you off-guard. Inspired, in the words of the…

culture consumption: may 2017;

In hindsight, one of my busiest months in a long time probably wasn’t my best pick for kicking off my productive new part-time regime. First…

on the 2017 say award longlist;

I’m a bit torn on this year’s Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award longlist. On the one hand, the fact that four of the…

excerpts from a travel journal: 36 hours in london;

I’m still torn on what the most Shoreditch thing I saw in Shoreditch this weekend just passed was: the girl on the skateboard, taking her…

culture consumption: april 2017;

The best reason not to make New Year’s resolutions? Everybody breaks them anyway. And April was the month in which I broke a quiet promise…

culture consumption: march 2017;

I apologise in advance for this month’s post being heavy on the films and light on the books. For both of these things, I blame…

culture consumption: february 2017;

February has been a pretty decent month for me on the ol’ arts front. I broke my gigging duck for the year (48 days in…