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Looking back at the Psychedelic Maverick

February 4, 2012

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The Crazy Diamond Legacy The 60s – a time of unimaginable recreational experiences and political propaganda. Often seen as a benchmark of the music and drug scene in regards to the 20th century, it is looked back upon as an incomprehensible period for us later generations trying to grasp the oddities and the fantasia surrounding […]

The Strangers Academy Tale of Music

February 2, 2012

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Singer and songwriter Euan Stewart, 19, on Academy Strangers, and what goes on behind in the scenes. I want to make one thing clear: we don’t take ourselves too seriously – It’s all about having fun. Obviously we take some things seriously and want to get noticed, stuff like that. But it is just a […]

In Memory of Socrates

December 15, 2011

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Charismatic, dynamic and enigmatic. Perfect words to describe the six foot four inch Brazilian giant, Socrates. A legendary figure, adopting an almost mythical aura to more recent generations, such was his sublime talents and iconic image. To a generation of football fans he was the personification of “cool”. In the 70s and 80s, his black […]

Haight-Ashbury Conquer Europe

December 15, 2011

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Haight-Ashbury are Glasgow’s very own 60s psychedelic folk band. Consisting of brother and sister Scott and Kirsty Reid and close friend Jennifer Thompson, the trio have been paving the way to stardom since the band formed in 2007. The band took their name from the hippie district in San Francisco and the rock and roll […]

Breathe Easy This Christmas

December 15, 2011

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Take a deep breath in and let it out. If that was no simple task, you’re not alone. Asthmatics all over the world find it increasingly more difficult to breath as the weather gets colder. Hospital admissions due to asthma attacks are at their peak in winter and statistics from Asthma UK show that up […]

The Dandy Highwayman Stands and Delivers

December 12, 2011

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Teen heart throb Adam Ant makes a glorious comeback In his recent punk style band ‘Adam Ant and the Good The Mad and the lovely posse’ Standing with the audience at the Edinburgh Picture House, I felt a tumult of emotions take place: shock at the turnout of people who arrived; disbelief at the mishmash of […]

What Should Beckham Do Next?

December 8, 2011

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David Beckham is arguably the world’s most famous footballer and with his current £128million contract with MLS league side LA Galaxy ending on 31st December, he has a big decision to make about his future. Beckham has already made it clear that he will not be retiring from the game and there has been a […]