Alex Donaldson

Design Director (2014/15)

Alex has written 23 articles for Nouse

Preview: The Mercury Prize 2013

Alex Donaldson sums up the runners and riders, revealed on Wednesday, and tells you where to put that bottom dollar

Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – AM

Arctic Monkeys’ AM has been one of the most hyped releases of the year, but can any album meet such expectations? Alex Donaldson and Harry Harland offer two perspectives

Freshers guide to becoming a BNOC

Alex Donaldson offers some tongue-in-cheek advice for anyone who fancies themselves as a future Big Name on Campus

Get Lost Fresher: A guide to York in the day

The town is one of the great attractions of the university, which is why losing yourself in the windy streets of medieval York is an absolute must. Alex Donaldson leads the way

Album Review: Yeezus vs. Magna Carta Holy Grail

Two of rap and hip hop’s biggest titans have released albums within a fortnight of each other. Alex Donaldson weighs up their contrasting sounds

Album Review: Disclosure – Settle

Disclosure have produced a club album that you can actually listen to sober again and again. Alex Donaldson reviews

Album Review: Daft Punk – Random Access Memories

Daft Punk have either redefined the dance genre with the comeback of live musicians or accidentally just made the greatest pop album of the decade so far. Alex Donaldson reviews

Album Review: The Knife – Shaking the Habitual

The Swedish pair are back with ‘Shaking the Habitual’. Alex Donaldson reviews The Knife’s new album

Album Review: The Strokes – Comedown Machine

With no tour to support The Strokes’ new album, is ‘Comedown Machine’ really anything extraordinary? Alex Donaldson reviews

Album Review: Atoms for Peace – Amok

Alex Donaldson reviews brand new Atoms for Peace album, Amok

In The Spotlight: Party Guilt

Party Guilt at Fibbers is the latest in our ‘In The Spotlight’ series. Alex Donaldson reviews