2016 August



Electric Fields: The Saviour of the Scottish Music Scene?

23rd August 2016

Aileen Booth Culture Editor Scotland and culture have always gone together like coffee and cigarettes, a timeless partnership unshaken by fads and generational divides. From the world renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival through to Buzzcut and the Highland Games, there genuinely is something for absolutely anyone with even an ounce of cultural inclination in their bones. ...


Fringe Review: Mercury Fur

15th August 2016

Agnes Checka Culture Editor A group of young people goes to extreme lengths to make it in a post-apocalyptic blood-soaked London where gangs roam the streets and people’s memories are being distorted by hallucinogenic butterflies. Elliott (Raymond Wilson) and Darren (Callum Partridge), two brothers, are in the midst of preparing a gruesome party for a ...


Fringe Review: A Dog’s Tale

15th August 2016

Aileen Booth Culture Editor Student theatre can be notoriously hit and miss, and student musicals even more so. Student Theatre at Glasgow (STAG)’s latest Fringe piece, and winner of their 2016 New Works Festival, falls into both of these categories and could definitely be classed as a risk. Directed by Anna Saxberg and Anna Rattray, ...


Fringe Review: Erin, Errol, and the Earth Creatures

15th August 2016

Aea Varfis-van Warmelo Deputy Culture Editor Within the first minute of Erin, Errol and The Earth Creatures, a child loudly exclaims ‘This is magical!’. The other children agree vocally. The adults nod. Indeed, the show is magical. With its enchanting will-o’-the-wisps and artful puppets, it flawlessly creates Erin and Errol’s charming world of Aberdundingle. It ...