Review

Review: Dot Allison – Heart-shaped Scars

Heart-Shaped Scars might be Dot Allison’s first record in more than a decade, but it’s right on time. If the pace of the digital world drags you down, here’s an antidote. Heart-Shaped Scars by Dot Allison Fragility and robustness go ...

Live review: Scottish Opera – La bohème – 6th September

With a public starved of live in-person entertainment, it probably would have been enough ...

Album review: Carla J. Easton – Weirdo

The minute you realise there is something a bit different about you, and that ...

Game review: Ghost of Tsushima

When I first saw footage of Ghost of Tsushima, the last big Playstation 4 ...

Book review: The Strange Book of Jacob Boyce by Tom Gillespie

Scottish literature has a long and distinguished history of combining the psychological with the ...

EP Review: Beta Waves – EP1

From the moment the drum bus filter opens and the sharp claps and rim ...

Single review: Madison Fiorenza ‘Fever Dream’

Just because something seems instantly familiar, it doesn’t mean it offers nothing new. A ...

Single review: Wuh Oh – ‘Softstyle’

If you’re dreaming of being poolside or eagerly awaiting the re-opening of the clubs ...

Album review: Fair Mothers – In Monochrome

An awakening, a searing clarity, epiphany – for Kevin Allan, aka Fair Mothers, these ...

Film review: Clemency

Following in the footsteps of the recent Just Mercy, the sobering and austere Clemency ...

Film review: Bad Education

This astute and morally complex true-life drama takes a satirical look at the insidiousness ...

Single review: Dead Pony ‘Sharp Tongues’

If you’re going to call a song ‘Sharp Tongues’, you better deliver nasty barbs ...

Album review: Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death

From the title alone, you sense A Hero’s Death will see Fontaines D.C. reevaluating ...