October 2003

Kylie, Slow

-Various comments about how old she looks- Huw: This sounds like Kraftwerk. Jen: I think this is really good. Mike:…

Damien Rice, Cannonball

Martin: It sounds like Damien Rice. Jen: It sounds like Tracy Chapman. Rob: I hate Tracy Chapman. Daniel: I got…

The Cooper Temple Clause, Blind Pilots

Rob: Sounds like a bad attempt at Grandaddy… Iain: It’d be good… if it had a melody… Laura: It’s the…

Busted, Crashed The Wedding

– The introduction, which features four seconds of the wedding march, is played several times. On no occasion do we…

The Student Counsel

Each edition Becky Lockett takes a student’s problem, and probes it from all angles, with the help of her trusty panel of experienced student reps

Fashion On A Fiver

The mission: to find out how fashionable you can be on a tight student budget…

Obituary- Elliot Smith (1969-2003)

Elliot Smith, the acclaimed singer-songwriter, was found dead in his LA apartment on 22nd October. It is thought that he…

And Now For Something Completely Different

Orange County piano-rock? Sounds like a landmark… Iain Lindley investigates…

Border Crossing, Ominous

Ominous is the debut album from the UK Urban collective Border Crossing, consisting of Alex Angol, Paul Mulvey and Seorais…

Plaid, Spokes

Plaid have always recognised the importance of melody, making their music either more accessible or less worthy in its genre…

Aqualung, Still Life

The follow up to Aqualungs self titled first album, 'Still Life' continues exactly where Ivor Novello-nominated songwriter Matt Hales left…

All Hype And No Trousers?

Whenever I tell anyone that I went to watch Franz Ferdinand they all give the same reply: "Oh, is he…