Bursting out of the West End bubble

It’s very easy to become trapped in the student microcosm that is the West End of Glasgow; with its numerous bars, cafes and restaurants, ranging from the pricier establishments such as Kember and Jones to the…

5 Songs from Sweden with love

Saunas, Ibrahimovic, Gamla Stan, Gothenburg, ABBA. We love Sweden, they love us – and they love pop music too. Did you know that outside of the USA and UK no-one produces more of the stuff. On…

Leave university to the elites, not idlers

Earlier in the month, Education Minister David Willets announced there needs to be a greater push in getting more white working-class males into university, as recent figures highlighted only 30% of male school-leavers continued into Higher…

I went to the movies five times (and I liked it)

Ah, the cinema, fond memories. Pic ‘n’ Mix, “put it back son, that’s £8.45 of wine gums and strawberry laces you tit”; spilling popcorn all over the corridor; being asked to leave during M. Night Shyamalan’s…

Review: King Tut’s New Year’s Revolution

If you’re looking for inexpensive concerts featuring some promising up-and-coming bands, King Tut’s is where it’s at.  On January 11th, four skilled bands performed at King Tut’s New Year’s Revolution. Fat Goth took the stage first…