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The Hives: Barrowlands, Glasgow, Monday 1st April (live review)

In 2023, Swedish rockers, The Hives released their first album in over a decade ...

Book Review – The Amendments by Niamh Mulvey

Abortion rights for women in Ireland are relatively new, only really coming into place ...

DJ Shadow Black and white

DJ Shadow, Glasgow Barrowlands, 27th March (live review)

Josh Davis (DJ Shadow), still touring in 2024, 28 years after the release of ...

Book Review – The Price of Life: In Search of What We’re Worth and Who Decides by Jenny Kleeman

Jenny Kleeman states from the outset that she is ‘not a numbers person…economist, an ...

The Umbrellas – Mono, Glasgow – 9th March 2024 (review)

It had been more than a decade since I’d last stepped foot into Mono ...

Martyr! – Kaveh Akbar (book review)

Kaveh Akbar’s Martyr! is a brilliant piece of writing, focusing on the mental struggle ...

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Burns and Beyond 2024, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Callum Easter / (review)

Callum Easter kicked off the live component of the festival in Edinburgh’s splendour, the ...

Ali Millar chats about debut novel Ava Anna Ada

Ali Millar is a new literary voice with a hot debut novel out later ...

Book Review – Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop, by Hwang Bo-reum, Translated by Shanna Tan

For a book to simply sink right into during the darker months, you’ll struggle ...

Review: Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer at The Queen’s Hall, 1st December 2023

At one point for me, whilst living in the Big Smoke, December couldn’t qualify ...

REVIEW: Take Me Somewhere

Take Me Somewhere is an exquisite, and unique festival to Scotland’s art scene. An ...

Interview – King Creosote On Allowing Your Art Into The World

Twenty-five years after Kenny Anderson’s debut solo album, Queen of Brush Country, was released, ...