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Warner Newman: Runaway


TRIGGER WARNING: MENTIONS OF ABUSE Catchy yet harrowing, Runaway brings the deep issue of domestic abuse to the urban-pop scene. This is the debut single from Warner Newman and one that promises great things for his debut album, The Death of Warner Cornish, set to be released in March next year. From the first verse […]

‘Pokémon Go’ through the eyes of an ignoramus


Orbital journalist Joanne Archer tries out the Pokémon Go app that has been taking the world by storm. Growing up, I did not want to conform to gender stereotypes. I played with boys and girls toys, had a football kit and wore tutus. Amongst the Beyblades, Bionicles and Action Men, I came into the possession […]

Film adaptation of Wicked announced to be released in 2019


The hit Broadway and West End musical Wicked is finally going to be made into a film, Universal Pictures has announced. The adaptation has been discussed since 2004, but was viewed by some fans as a mere rumour after news of the film had gone quiet. Universal Pictures, however, confirmed via Twitter that the motion […]

Chase & Status release their latest track ‘Spoken Word’ ft. George the Poet


Chase & Status have just released their latest track ‘Spoken Word’ featuring talented rapper George the Poet through Virgin EMI records. The catchy and uplifting sampling of Rozalla’s 1990s song, ‘Everybody’s Free’, demands dance floors to be filled, whilst George the Poet’s words transport ‘Spoken Word’ to its own genre. Rozalla’s rave tune paired with […]

Ahead of its time: ‘Back to the Future’ turns 30.


October 21st 2015. For any self-respecting cinema fan, this date has a notorious significance. Hurtling forward in time to save the Mcfly family pride, this is the day to which the big screen’s most famous DeLorean is catapulted into the future, amidst a world of hoverboards, flying cars and the eighteenth ‘Jaws’ sequel. Admittedly, the […]

Froot – review


FROOT After a year since her last release, Marina is back! The phonetically correct sounding tree offering titled song, Froot, is the latest release from marina Diamandis aka Marina And The Diamonds. Released on her birthday, she uploaded the lyrics to her Instagram a day before , naming the day “Frootmas Eve”. Co produced by […]

A Night at the Oscars!


On Sunday night, the most important night in Hollywood and in cinematography took place and I had the determination to see it through, right there and then, with an all-nighter.   Neil Patrick Harris once ironically said: “I am incredibly grateful to Ellen for setting the bar very high for me”. Indeed, Ellen de Genres, who […]

The Concert that Promises to Excite! RHULSO – Windsor Auditorium – 03/12/14 – 19:30


This Wednesday 3rd December, the RHULSO goes ‘all funky’ when they present Michael Daugherty’s ‘Motown Mondays’ as their concert opener, a suave and colourful journey by pop-culture American composer into Motown, through the eyes of an orchestra. Chris Richards, one of Britain’s most talented young clarinettists and principal of the London Symphony Orchestra, will whip […]

Wild at the BFI London Film Festival


Gather round film-lovers, for it’s that time of year again – yes, the BFI London Film Festival is back! It saddens me to say that I did not get the chance to see this year’s prime starlets, (Mr Turner, Foxcatcher and The Imitation Game spring to mind) but all is not lost. ‘Wild’ has crept […]

We’re all falling for Wingman


Ever found yourself way out of your depth, falling so fast you barely even felt the ground as it slipped from underneath you? Ever wished that the person you fell for would, somehow, also be the one to catch you? Ever felt the pinch of Cupid’s arrow as it hits you on your – ahem […]