Bach’s music as ‘Proto-techno’?: Uncovering and Recovering Francesco Tristano

Image Description: Francesco Tristano performing on piano with a laptop by his side Pianist and Composer Francesco Tristano is somewhat of a musical vagabond. Still in his thirties, he boasts an incredible career which unceasingly voyages through the distinct artistic realms of classical, contemporary and techno music. Having prioritised the music of Bach during his […]

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A homage to cinemas reopening

Image description: Cinema lobby lit up in neon pink lighting  Cinemas have reopened, and according to my completely unbiased and totally comprehensive research, nobody in England is as excited about this as I am. I was never a massive film fan before the pandemic; I’d usually watch a few Oscar nominees and winners annually to […]

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Eurovision: A review

Image description: Eurovision crowds in purple and turquoise lighting turned to a stage with a spotlight Following Saturday’s Grand Final, another Eurovision has come and gone. In what felt like the quickest grand final in recent memory, 26 countries competed for the glass microphone trophy, with Italy pulling up ahead of the jury-favourites Switzerland and […]

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Editors’ picks – music, books, tv shows, movies and podcast recommendations!

Image Description: Two men reading a newspaper. Searching for recommendations of all things culture this week? We’ve got you covered! Music What do you think about the car – Declan McKenna (2017)  Declan McKenna weaves politics and poetry throughout this album while also delivering immaculate indie pop vibes. McKenna’s vocals exude a devastating earnestness over […]

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