> Keira Brown, Author at SNACK: Music, film, arts and culture magazine for Scotland

Jen Hadfield ‘Storm Pegs: A Life Made in Shetland’ (Book Review)

With Storm Pegs: A Life Made in Shetland, Poet Jen Hadfield has created an ...

Beth Gibbons – Usher Hall, Edinburgh – 11th June 2024 (live review)

Beth Gibbons came to Edinburgh’s Usher Hall to conclude her solo tour, promoting her ...

Eve Smith ‘How Was It for You?: Stories From A Sex Worker’ (Book Review)

Eve Smith has spent over twenty years as a sex worker, with roles as ...

The Lovely Eggs – La Belle Angele, Edinburgh – 24th May 2024 (live review)

Lancaster duo Holly Ross and David Blackwell, married and committed to their lo-fi psychedelic ...

Orbital – Barrowlands, Glasgow – 3rd May 2024 (review)

Revisiting their first two albums, both released more than thirty years ago, Orbital entranced ...

The Girls of Slender Means, Lyceum (Theatre review)

Adapted from Muriel Spark’s classic novel by Gabriel Quigley, The Girls of Slender Means ...

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 ...