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WEEKLY MUSIC ROUND UP #16

February 27, 2015

Breaking down the best new releases each week for your interest, this week we have a listen to BadBadNotGood with Ghostface Killah, Dan Deacon, José González, and Romare.   BadBadNotGood with Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul (Lex) While the Wu Tang brand is increasingly a catchphrase for mediocrity, original member, [Read more]

WEEKLY MUSIC ROUND UP #15

February 25, 2015

Breaking down the best new releases each week for your interest, this week we have a listen to Drake, Anthony Naples, Tuxedo, and Purity Ring.   Drake – If you’re Reading this it’s Too Late (OVO Sound/Cash Money) When you approach a contemporary rap mogul/superstar, you’re often best to ignore their tweets and [Read more]

BOOK REVIEW: BOUND FEET AND WESTERN DRESS

February 24, 2015

  Bound Feet and Western Dress Author: Pang-Mei Natasha Chang Rating: 3.5/5 Bound Feet and Western Dress follows the story of the author, Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, who has grown up in America as a first generation Chinese-American, struggling to find her identity in a country with norms completely foreign to those of her [Read more]

FILM REVIEW: LOVE AT FIRST FIGHT

February 23, 2015

Love at First Fight (2014) Director: Thomas Cailley, Starring; Kévin Azaïs, Adèle Haenal Rating: 4/5 Certainly the most original take on the romantic comedy you’re likely to see this year, Love at First Fight challenges the traditional tropes of love, telling the story of a mild mannered but directionless young man [Read more]

WHIPLASH: REVIEW

February 23, 2015

Whiplash (2014) Director: Damien Chazelle  Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons Rating: 4/5 A truly original film about musicianship and the end of adolescence, Whiplashdetails the often brutal relationship between teacher and gifted student. Capturing the intense drive for perfection that motivates many young adults; [Read more]

FAR CRY 4: REVIEW

February 23, 2015

Far Cry 4 (2014) Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows Rating: 2.5/5  Far Cry 3 had been my favourite game since the two Legend of Zelda games that were released on GameBoy Colour in 2001, so the anticipation for the next game in the series to be released was killing me. Far [Read more]

FILM REVIEW: CITIZENFOUR

February 23, 2015

Citizenfour (2014) Director: Laura Poitras Rating: 5/5 Arguably something that everyone has to see, Laura Poitras’ documentary, Citizenfour follows Edward Snowden’s decision to leak secret documents to the press in 2013 relating to intelligence gathering on behalf of the National Security Agency (NSA) ,and a [Read more]

MONTHLY MUSIC ROUND UP

February 22, 2015

Bjork – Vulnicura (One Little Indian) In the modern music industry, different acts are responding to leaked material with a variety of methods – some in more surprising ways than others. Bjork’s new album Vulnicura was due out in late-March, yet due to leaked versions circling the net, it has already been released. [Read more]

WEEKLY MUSIC ROUND UP #14

February 17, 2015

Breaking down the best new releases each week for your interest, this week we have a listen to Father John Misty, Rae Sremmurd, Cairo Knife Fight, and Dudley Benson. Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear (Bella Union) Ex-Fleet Foxes drummer, Joshua Tillman, delivers his second solo album under the guise of Father [Read more]

WEEKLY MUSIC ROUND UP #13

February 11, 2015

Breaking down the best new releases each week for your interest; this week we have a listen to Aphex Twin, Panda Bear, Bob Dylan and John Carpenter. Aphex Twin – Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt.2 (Warp Records) Comebacks can be a difficult thing for artists in the current media climate, where they’ll [Read more]
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