G-YOU’s Indie Festive Take Over

Winter is descending on Glasgow; with shorter days, colder nights and the inevitable same festive songs playing over and over again in shops. If you’ll be stuck in a retail job over the holiday period, or shudder at the thought of hearing the same tired and worn out ‘Now That’s What I Call Christmas’ tunesContinue reading “G-YOU’s Indie Festive Take Over”

G-YOU Exclusive: Backstage with Charlie Sloth

G-You: How did you get into music/radio? Carlie Sloth: Ehm, so, I’ve always been a massive music geek and radio geek. I started doing pirate radio in London when I was thirteen. Uhm, and then by the time I was sixteen I had seven different radio shows on seven different stations, on seven different daysContinue reading “G-YOU Exclusive: Backstage with Charlie Sloth”

G-YOU: Backstage with Massaoke

G-YOU: Who came up with the idea of Massaoke? Where did it come from and why do you think it works so well? Massaoke: Massaoke was dreamt up by a group of friends in a pub in a basement in London. It works really well because it’s a universal thing, it brings people together andContinue reading “G-YOU: Backstage with Massaoke”

G-YOU Exclusive: Backstage with Youngr

G-YOU: I’ll let my two editors here do the talking because I’ll talk nonsense not going to lie Y: So who does what here? G-YOU: I’m Libraries convener, I’m like Mikey but I look after books instead of big acts, we’ve got Laura here she’s our Sports and Wellbeing editor and Catrin is our designContinue reading “G-YOU Exclusive: Backstage with Youngr”

G-YOU Exclusive: Backstage with DJ Sammy

G-You: So, what inspired you to become a DJ in the first place? DJ Sammy: I come from a family of musicians, my father plays the guitar, my family the piano. I grew up playing instruments. That’s why my music is not only very electronic but comes from acoustics songs. At a very young ageContinue reading “G-YOU Exclusive: Backstage with DJ Sammy”

A Personal Performance with Lost Veda

Music for me is a sort of life blood. From a young age I have been involved in choirs, orchestras, and bands. I played and sang anything from baroque classics, to jazz standards. Unfortunately, I then decided to fall down a mountain and that pretty much hampered my ability to hold my instruments up forContinue reading “A Personal Performance with Lost Veda”

This is America: with Antony Larry

Last week Donald Glover A.K.A Childish Gambino, released his song and video for “This is America”. The imagery used throughout was powerful, and to anybody that has somehow been living under a rock the past week, and hasn’t watched it yet, I recommend you click the link here to watch it or else the rest of thisContinue reading “This is America: with Antony Larry”

This is America: with Amber Bland

Last week Donald Glover A.K.A Childish Gambino, released his song and video for “This is America”. The imagery used throughout was powerful, and to anybody that has somehow been living under a rock the past week, and hasn’t watched it yet, I recommend you click the link here to watch it or else the restContinue reading “This is America: with Amber Bland”

Geisha Today, Gangster Tomorrow: Cultural Appropriation in the Music Industry

The phrase Cultural Appropriation is being thrown around a lot at the moment. From Gigi Hadid wearing a hijab for the first ever cover of Vogue Arabia, to girls wearing Indian Headdress at music festivals. The music industry especially is notorious for musicians selectively borrowing from other cultures and utilising those characteristics for their ownContinue reading “Geisha Today, Gangster Tomorrow: Cultural Appropriation in the Music Industry”

Throwback Thursday: Fleetwood Mac – Rumours

This year Fleetwood Mac’s iconic career making and record-breaking album Rumours turned the Big 4-0. The album is a classic, not just for breaking all sorts of records but also equally for documenting the soap opera that was going on behind the scenes. In celebration we’re going to throw it back take a look atContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Fleetwood Mac – Rumours”