Alex Donaldson

Design Director (2014/15)

Alex has written 23 articles for Nouse

Introducing… York’s music scene

Alex Donaldson’s recommendations for the best local and student bands in York

Album Review: Alt-J – This Is All Yours

Alex Donaldson gets his ears around Alt-J’s second offering ‘This Is All Yours’, a week ahead of release

Album Review: Goddess – Banks

Banks has a lot to live up to after the success of her initial EP’s, will Goddess live up to the expectation?

Album Review: Jungle – Jungle

Dubbed ‘the most exciting band in the world’ does Jungle live up to the hype?

Album Review: Kasabian – 48:13

Alex Donaldson has mixed opinions of Kasabian’s latest release

Boys in the Corner

Growing up, grime beef and rainbows feature as Alex Donaldson chats to Rascals, the fresh faces of grime-capital Bow

Album Review: Coldplay – Ghost Stories

Our deputy editors take a listen to Coldplay’s sixth LP and give us both sides of the story

Nouse’s Musical Advent Calendar: Day 2

On day two of Christmas build up circa 2013, we continue the advent build up with a track that captures the real side of Noel

Nouse’s Best Albums of 2013

2013 saw many things, including the death of Margaret Thatcher, the ‘Iron Lady’, the birth of a future king and Miley Cyrus breaking the internet. But the music released this year was phenomenal as well. Nouse’s writers take you through some of the albums that shaped 2013

Keep It Unreal With Mr Scruff – On Campus Review

Alex Donaldson reviews Mr Scruff’s incredible five and a half hour set, from right here on campus

In The Spotlight: Jaws

Alex Donaldson always has one eye on the next hype. Here, he explains ‘Btown’, with a little help from new best friends Jaws

The Return of 90s Fever

90s child Alex Donaldson takes a look at the resurrection of the golden era of pop