Loud and Local: Steven VX

By Laura Shields, Arts and Entertainments Editor, @LauraShields86 Steven VX released his energetic EP Rocket 21 in March and has big plans for a future album. With his brand of punk infused rock he is proving that acoustic acts are worth paying attention to. I caught up with Steven Donnelly, otherwise known as Steven VXContinue reading “Loud and Local: Steven VX”

Film Review: A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence – Roy Andersson Filmproduktion AB (2015)

By Niall McKenna, Contributor. The brilliant title to A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence is a reference to the 1565 painting The Hunters in the Snow by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Director Roy Andersson stated that he saw the birds in the scene and imagined them as watching the people below andContinue reading “Film Review: A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence – Roy Andersson Filmproduktion AB (2015)”

Record Store Day 2015

By Laura Shields, Arts and Entertainments Editor @LauraShields86 Saturday 18th April will see another Record Store Day take place across the globe. Founded in 2007, Record Store Day is a celebration of independent music stores and vinyl record media. Releases this year will include exclusive turntables and pressings of music by the likes of DavidContinue reading “Record Store Day 2015”

FILM REVIEW: Cobain: Montage of Heck

By Laura Shields, Arts and Entertainments Editor @LauraShields86 “Hey, Hey come here, I want you to see something”: These words spoken by Kurt Cobain at the hazy opening of Cobain: Montage of Heck are the same ones which I will repeat to you as an endorsement for the film. Montage of Heck is a biopicContinue reading “FILM REVIEW: Cobain: Montage of Heck”