Review: Submotion Orchestra

Filing the room with a live fusion of dub, bass-driven grooves, ambient electronica, jazz and complex rhythms; Submotion Orchestra immerse the crowd with their unique and powerful sound.  The stage is spread with a keyboard, trumpet, guitars and drums, encircling singer Ruby Wood, whose soft, soulful voice flows effortlessly over the dense textures and deep […]

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Review: Those Ruffians

Something about their shiny new strings, the graphic t-shirts and the ambitiously open guitar case told me that the buskers playing a bar chorded version of “Valerie” on Turl Street were directing a feel-good movie starring themselves. I see it as a cross between Walk the Line and Superbad. In their head the movie would […]

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Oxide Award Winners

Best Factual Show Book Club Best Music Show The Jazz Show Best Light Entertainment Show Jonno and Dono Best Presenters Georgina Ascroft and Laura Connor (Jukebox Jury) Best Producers Alice Thomas for FilmOFF Best Interview Dave Gorman for Oxford Decides 2010 Best Jingle Sliced Bread Best Podcast Badly Engineered Best Minisite Lord Jones is Dead

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