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Review: Big Joanie @ Mono

16th January 2023

The Black feminist punk band sell out their Glasgow show. Punk died six years ago according to Joe Corre (the late Dame Vivienne Westwood’s son). Though he lambasted its transition into a “marketing tool” used by the music industry, the success of Big Joanie’s UK headline tour – Glasgow being their 3rd sold out show ...


Vivienne Westwood: The Dame of Punk’s Legacy

7th January 2023

Katherine Prentice gives an overview of Vivienne Westwood’s legacy following the iconic fashion designer’s death on 29th December 2022.   Pioneering fashion designer Vivienne Westwood sadly passed away on December 29th at age 81, leaving behind a legacy of legendary fashion looks, moments, and a lifetime of advocating for environmental and social issues close to her ...


Review: Drop the Baby @ The Garage Glasgow

25th September 2021

Dylan Brewerton-Harper reviews one of Glasgow’s fastest rising punk bands, Drop the Baby, as they headline The Garage. Jumping onto the stage to what can only be described as a fast “donk-ed” remix of the Coronation Street theme tune, I didn’t know exactly what to expect from Glasgow punk rockers, Drop the Baby, at their ...


Movements that shaped us: Punk

31st August 2020

In the first of a series of articles examining movements in music which have shaped culture greatly, punk sets us off on a journey of defying societal norms, expressing individuality and rebelling against the unjust. Punk is a genre which has fluctuated in both its popularity in music and fashion since it came into being. ...