Articles about Music

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: part one

Here are The F-Word’s first set of reviews from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering comedy and theatre

Emily Zinkin // 12 August 2018

Categories: Comedy, Music, Reviews, Theatre

A whirlwind of creativity

Cazz Blase is completely undone by the new Florence + The Machine album, High As Hope

Cazz Blase // 19 July 2018

Categories: Books, Music, Reviews

Sassy as

Tami Neilson makes sassy, 1950s-inspired music for the modern age. Cazz Blase is impressed

Cazz Blase // 10 June 2018

Categories: Music, Reviews

First in the world somewhere

Cazz Blase salutes Penny Pepper and enjoys her post punk memoir First in the World Somewhere

Cazz Blase // 3 June 2018

Categories: Books, Music, Reviews

The endurance factor

Cazz Blase is drawn to Tancred’s new album and its bewitching array of catchy indie rock tunes

Cazz Blase // 1 June 2018

Categories: Music, Reviews

Say it loud, sing it loud

Victoria Bailey meets Cassie Fox of music promoters Loud Women, a group dedicated to supporting women in music

Victoria Bailey // 25 May 2018

Categories: Activism, Culture and Media, Features, Feminism, Herstory, Interviews, Music

Blindfold

Wedaeli Chibelushi meets musician Marie Naffah whose project Blindfold provides a platform for blind and partially sighted musicians and their experiences

Wedaeli Chibelushi // 19 May 2018

Categories: Culture and Media, Family, Features, Music

Scenes from a life gallery

Kirsty Folan is impressed with All At Once, Screaming Females’ new album of driving, arty garage rock

Kirsty Folan // 9 May 2018

Categories: Music, Reviews

Forever Kate

Kirsty Folan has been devouring Kate Nash’s latest album Yesterday Was Forever, an experimental affair with nods to previous albums Made Of Bricks and Girl Talk

Kirsty Folan // 23 April 2018

Categories: Music, Reviews

Surfing the Femme Wave

As festival season approaches, Victoria Bailey looks to Canada’s Femme Wave for inspiration in a sea of same-old, same-old and male-dominated programmes

Victoria Bailey // 29 March 2018

Categories: Activism, Comedy, Culture and Media, Features, Feminism, Music

And a very merry Feministmas was had

A very excited Becky Grisedale-Sherry attends Feministmas, an alternative grrrl punk take on the Christmas party

Becky Grisedale-Sherry // 28 January 2018

Categories: Music, Reviews

“And I can stay as long as I like, ‘cos no one’s calling me to come back inside”

Honeyblood rock Manchester

Cazz Blase // 8 January 2018

Categories: Music, Reviews

The last cultural taboo?

Kirsty Folan sees the hypocrisy in a UK society that is getting older but still expects its women musicians and performers to remain ageless

Kirsty Folan // 28 December 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Music, Stereotypes

Making music outside the mainstream

Punk, singer-songwriter and academic Helen McCookerybook talks to her former student and award winning British/Polish singer Katy Carr about song writing, blackbirds, Eric Ravilious and why a loaf of bread is not just a loaf of bread. Jane L North is on hand to observe

Jane North // 3 December 2017

Categories: Features, Interviews, Music

The power of the wind

Kirsty Folan hails Karine Polwart’s theatre and music project A Pocket of Wind Resistance as a modern classic

Kirsty Folan // 26 November 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews

Urban carnival

Uplifting beats, political discourse and an overall joyful feel of solidarity. Kirsty Folan is captivated by MALKA’s new album

Kirsty Folan // 13 November 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews, Uncategorized

Don Giovanni for the modern woman

Tanja Daub finds a lot of contemporary relevance in a recent production at the Pleasance Theatre

Tanja Daub // 10 November 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews, Theatre

Music to jump up and down to

A quick burst of alternative rock makes for a thrilling ride as Cazz Blase enjoys Rews' debut album

Cazz Blase // 6 November 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews

Midwestern neon blues

US midwesterner and noise merchant EMA, returns with Exile In The Outer Ring, an album of haunting anthems for the Trump era. Jan Hewitt is so enchanted by its sonic blend of noise pop and melody that she heads straight down to EMA’s London show

Jan Hewitt // 19 October 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews

A British girlhood made of bricks: how Kate Nash’s debut album was a friend to teenage girls

Sarah Wilson revisits the messy hinterland of Kate Nash’s debut album and examines its legacy, both for the young girls who grew up with it and for Nash

Sarah Wilson // 9 September 2017

Categories: Feminism, Music, Reviews, Sex and Relationships

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: part five

Here are The F-Word’s fifth set of reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering comedy and theatre

Various Authors // 25 August 2017

Categories: Comedy, Music, Reviews, Theatre

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: part four

Here are The F-Word’s fourth set of reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering theatre, spoken word, comedy, cabaret and variety

Various Authors // 22 August 2017

Categories: Comedy, Music, Reviews, Spoken Work, Theatre

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: part three

Here are The F-Word’s third set of reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering comedy and theatre

Various Authors // 18 August 2017

Categories: Comedy, Music, Reviews, Theatre

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: part one

Here are The F-Word’s first set of reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering theatre, comedy, cabaret and variety

Various Authors // 10 August 2017

Categories: Comedy, Music, Reviews, Spoken Work, Theatre

Reality beats

Cazz Blase reviews Off The Radar, the very timely debut album from political electronic artist Noga Erez

Cazz Blase // 6 August 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews

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