March 23, 2015

The Blurred Lines of Pop

Sex and the music industry go together like gin and tonic. We view raunchy scenes as a part of pop culture and have lost the ability to be truly shocked. But does that mean we shouldn’t care anymore? In an era slowly defining itself by a new wave of feminism, can we really remain indifferent […]

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December 21, 2014

Top 5 Alternative Christmas Songs

5. I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Zooey Deschanel Whether you love or hate Zooey Deschanel, you can’t argue that she has a unique singing voice. Sometimes reminiscent of the late Billie Holiday, her style harks back to an older era. This version is somewhat folksy but her melancholic tone remains faithful to the Bing […]


August 16, 2014

Packing for the Picnic?

Only one weekend left, ticket holders! Anyone heading to the sold-out festival must surely be packing their picnic baskets at this stage, so while you’re trying to squeeze the last naggin in, spare a thought for your own personal line-up. As I shall not be in attendance at Stradbally, I can only give you my […]