Music

A Love Letter to New York

Jess Abrams is on one mission with this musical piece: to take her audience from the festivities of the Scottish capital to the romance and rhythm of the city that never sleeps. As she works her way through a selection of songs ranging from Lou Reed...

Fringe preview: A Brief History of DISCO

The last few years have seen disco going through its second revival of the 21st century, after Madonna’s Confessions on a Dance Floor was released in the mid-2000s. Daft Punk, Bruno Mars and the Weeknd have been leaning heavily upon its influence...

Interview: Tess Said So

Will Larsen and Rasa Daukus make up the musical act Tess Said So, who this year are performing their live score of Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror as the film plays. The Student got to ask them a few questions about the show and what they might like...

Jambouree – BBC Castle Stage

“We’re going to funk your socks off” said Mischa Stevens, bass guitarist, huskily into the mic as Jambouree began their Monday evening set on the BBC Castle stage. They’re a regular fixture of Edinburgh’s up and coming jazz scene, but the...

Ensemble Thing: Independence

Scottish-Italian composer John De Simone brought his new work, ‘Independence’ to this years Fringe. Through the lens of Scottish Independence it tackles themes of identity, heritage, community and belonging. Written in the politically...

All the King’s Men

Vocal/A Cappella, C Venues – C, Venue 34, 15:20 until 22nd August. “Let me entertain you”, sing the 11 blue chino-clad performers that make up All the King’s Men, mid-way through their Fringe show set. And entertain they do. The show,...

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