Spoon – King Tut’s – 14/02/2010

Nick Biggs February 14 will have been noted in most people’s diaries as Valentines Day. For those in the know, however, it was the night that Spoon played King Tut’s, a surprisingly small venue for such an indie heavyweight.…

Subcity turns fifteen

Lauren Martin looks back on fifteen years of Subcity, as the station prepares for its birthday In the intricate web of associations and special interest groups that are affiliated with the University of Glasgow, music aficionados would be hard…

Tip of the iceberg

A few weeks ago I decided to capitalise on the economic misery by buying some cheap flights to Iceland. It has always been a longstanding tourist destination for those wishing to perve at nature while enjoying…

Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip – The Logic of Chance – Sunday Best

Nick Biggs Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip divided opinion in 2007 with their energetic, ideological debut single Thou Shalt Always Kill. Their debut album, Angels, continued along the same axis, spurting direct, idiosyncratic narratives over a tapestry of…

Clogs – The Creatures in the Garden of Lady – Brassland

Oisin Kealy Bryce Dessner will be best known as a member of The National, but this guest star-studded extracurricular effort may prove much more timeless than anything his day job has produced so far. The album begins on a…

Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here – XL

Tom Bonnick It takes a certain amount of chutzpah for anyone to describe a record released before spring’s even broken as one of the best of the year with a straight face, but perhaps that’s only appropriate when the…

Valentine’s Day (Dir: Garry Marshall)

Luke James Valentine’s Day, directed by Garry Marshall, stars almost every romcom American actor you can think of. From Ashton Kutcher to Julia Roberts, the list is almost endless. The story is about what multiple couples are doing on…

Interfaculty cup ends in draw

Harry Tattersall Smith Ominous weather forecasts had threatened to put a dampener on GUSA’s annual inter-faculty sports extravaganza, yet the glorious occasion was matched only by the gloriously unseasonal sunshine that flirted with Glasgow for the weekend before returning…