Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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Nostalgia, Saxophones and Eighth Weeks: review of Take the Sadness Out...

"Listening to 'Chinatown' and '45', the first two singles from Bleachers’ latest album Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night takes me right back to eighth week of my first term at Oxford. I spent that week wrapped up in a big grey coat and scarf (channelling Dark Academia as best I could), taking Main Character walks around the city, reading in the cafes that had finally opened again, and, most importantly, dealing with a lot of messy emotions that had been building up all term."

Review: Monsters by Tom Odell

"Monsters takes the listener on a whirlwind tour of raw human emotion. Whether you love or hate Odell’s marmite exposition of various moods, the album clearly provides something for everyone."

A beautiful, entrancing mess of an album – with a piercing...

Clementine produces an sophomore album far from easy listening, writes Clara Dijkstra

‘It’s even kind of morale boosting, in a Lana kind of...

Nicola Dwornik praises Lana Del Rey's latest subtle reinvention

The Death and Rebirth of MS Paint

Chloe Dootson-Graube investigates the artistic importance of Microsoft Paint

Spotlight: Yellow Days

Natalia Bus takes a look at new music

Spotlight: The Lemon Twigs

The Lemon Twigs are a band of sumptuous harmonies and odd thrills, says Natalia Bus

Review: The xx—A masterstroke of production

Dom Saad pulls apart the intricacies of The xx’s third album, I See You

Cinema’s Resurrection?

Ellie Siora on how innovative screenings must challenge ‘passive’ binge-watch culture, after attending an all-night Wes Anderson marathon