Music

A Brief History of DISCO

It seems that during the Fringe every spare room in the city becomes a venue. Down the stairs of SpaceTriplex – just like a rabbit hole – a spectator reaches a rather small room, where they are greeted by a seven-piece band enticing them inside...

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror

It is an inescapable fact, which movie buffs must accept, that one of the all-time landmarks of horror movies and cinema in general was in fact a borderline rip-off of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The people behind F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu: A Symphony...

Out of the Blue

What is so special about a group of suited lads singing in formation? Well, the performance of Out of the Blue answers this question with their high energy, charisma and wonderful singing! This is an a capella group who are not afraid to break the...

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...

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