2020 November



ISL: Swimming reimagined

20th November 2020

The revolutionary International Swimming League, which features nine Scottish-based athletes, is currently in its second season.  Revolutionising the sport of swimming, the International Swimming League (ISL) dived in for its second season in mid-October. Being hosted in the Duna Arena, Budapest, this “new format” of competitive swimming features 10 teams from across North America, Eu...


Musicians of Glasgow Uni: Fin from Yellow Helen

19th November 2020

Music Editor Jodie Leith continues the Musicians of Glasgow Uni series; highlighting the rich musical talent gracing our lecture halls and featuring quick-fire profiles of up-and-coming UofG musicians. The series offers a fleeting insight into their background, music, interests and how they’re finding life as students at UofG (especially amidst a pandemic).  To kick off ...


Review: Remote by Wallows

19th November 2020

We take a look at rising indie stars Wallows’ latest release; the pandemic-made EP Remote. The quirky band shine through with their 90s aesthetics, quirky humour, and catchy tracks with a powerful EP you would never believe was created remotely. With Remote, it would appear the band are maturing for the best.  Wallows is arguably ...


UofG students raise money for 100k run for Movember

19th November 2020

The runners will complete the journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh on 28 November. Three University of Glasgow medical students plan to run 100k in one day to raise funds and awareness of men’s mental health this Movember. Angus Reynolds, Rory Anderson, and Pri Anthonyrajan are currently training to run 100km in one day in what they ...


Review: Ammonite

18th November 2020

Francis Lee delivers a captivating vision of desire in 1840s coastal England. Writer/director Francis Lee has released his follow-up to his much-lauded debut God’s Own Country. In this aching portrait of a lesbian affair in early Victorian England, Lee continues on form; crafting an engaging albeit narratively rocky, if you’ll excuse the pun, cinematic experience.  ...


A look at the Scottish Alternative Music Award nominees

18th November 2020

For musicians in Scotland making music out of the ordinary, the Scottish Alternative Music Awards (the SAMAs) are a respected and impressive award. The Glasgow Guardian takes a look closer at each artist and breaks down the ones to watch on this year’s list. It’s no secret that the wave of Covid-19 spreading throughout Scotland ...


Blondie returns to Glasgow: How will it compare to previous Glasgow gigs?

18th November 2020

Can the band re-create the glory of their hay-day, or is the steep price of admission to be avoided? Covid allowing, Blondie are set to return to Glasgow for the first time since 2014 to play the Hydro on 20 November 2021, an impressive 45 years (and 10 albums) since their debut. It is no ...


Tourists: ‘We’ve been together for a while now, and finally developed the sound we wanted’

18th November 2020

Fin Logie chats with frontman Jamie Giles of shoegaze meets post-punk group Tourists about their upcoming debut album Another Slate, music inspirations, planning gigs with a baby on the way and working with War on Drugs and DIIV producer Daniel Schlett. Torquay-based dream-pop outfit Tourists’ debut album Another State has been a long-time coming. They’ve ...


My love life: or the lack of it

18th November 2020

The first in a new series looking at different romantic outlooks from various students. To put it simply, my love life is non-existent. I didn’t think that at 22, in my final year of university, I would be in the same place most people are at 14: a couple of sloppy kisses filling my romantic ...


Commercialising your pastimes: facing the fantasy

18th November 2020

As enchanting as the thought of earning some extra cash on the side may be, turning your hobby into a job may not be the fairytale you’ve been looking for. Which TikTok sounds do you hear in your nightmares? Come on, I know you have at least one. One that plays over and over in ...