Preview: ‘Colour and Light’ BSO Concert

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/18 season continues its much-anticipated run in Exeter on Thursday this week, and from now until the end of the season, I’ll be bringing you previews and reviews of each performance. This Thursday, the award-winning orchestra, celebrating its 120th year, will perform two pieces by Debussy, and one by Chopin and…

Preview: Michael Kiwanuka @ The Great Hall

As my years at Exeter have passed by it’s become more and more clear that music is coming to the South West. During my first year – perhaps simply through my own oblivious fresher eyes – there was seemingly little to no good music on campus or in the Exeter area. However, this year we…

Review: Loyle Carner @ Exeter Phoenix

“He turned the world upside down and we’re richer for it He was and is a complete joy The world is his, that scribble of a boy”   Exeter Phoenix was instantly filled with a buzz as soon as the doors opened for their event of the evening. The excitement was pretty much tangible as…

Review: The Amazons @ Exeter Phoenix

It’s a young crowd at the Phoenix who greet the Reading bred 4-piece, The Amazons, on Wednesday 11th October. They released their debut self-titled record in May of this year, which has been described as “shout-it-to-the rooftops, punch-the sky-yell along at the top of your voice storm” by The Telegraph.  They are embarking on a…

Review: Nick Mulvey @ The Lemon Grove

The crowd poured into the Lemon Grove last Monday 2nd October, excited to relax, grab a drink and be soothed by the mellow tones of Nick Mulvey after the usual Monday madness. It was great to see not only a massive turnout but a crowd drawn from across a wide age range; it was in…

Preview: Loyle Carner @ Exeter Phoenix

At only 22, Loyle Carner has already carved out an electrifying path for himself. His Yesterday’s Gone tour comes to the Exeter Phoenix on Tuesday 10th October, adding to his list of already sold out shows that exhibit his genuine and heartfelt album released on 20th January this year. Following the success of his Yesterday’s Gone EP…

Preview: The Amazons @ Exeter Phoenix

Described as ‘a belter, a shout-it-to-the-rooftops, punch-the-sky, yell-along-at-the-top-of-your-voice storm’ of an album by The Daily Telegraph, The Amazons’ new album promises not to disappoint fans on their UK tour this October. The band will be heading down to the Exeter Phoenix on 11th October 2017 for what promises to be a fantastic rush of good…

Interview: Liv Dawson

Liv Dawson has been making waves in the music industry recently, playing at UK festivals this summer, producing music with electronic giants Disclosure, and even earning herself a Facebook shout-out from Ed Sheeran. Her new single ‘Painkiller’ combines soulful vocals and an enticing dance beat. I had the opportunity to chat with the 19-year-old about…

Single Review: ‘You’ll be Fine’ by Pom Poko

Pom Poko’s name is taken from a 1994 Japanese animated film about shape-shifting raccoons, and their music is about as off-the-wall as this fact would suggest. The intriguing Norwegian quartet, who hail from Trondheim, are one of several new groups to emerge from Scandinavia this year. They are already making a name for themselves with…

Review: Liv Dawson’s New Single ‘Painkiller’

London based singer/songwriter, Liv Dawson, has been tipped by NME magazine as one of the talents to watch in 2017. She is currently embarking on a headline tour of the UK and has already performed at the Latitude and Wildlife Festival as well as supporting Tom Walker in London. All of these signs point to a…

Preview: Nick Mulvey @ The Lemon Grove

Nick Mulvey will be visiting Exeter next week to perform at The Lemon Grove on Monday 2nd October. Embarking on a 15-date UK tour with his new album Wake Up Now, released on 8th September 2017, Mulvey’s return to Exeter is hotly anticipated after the huge success of his first album, First Mind, nominated for…

Why You Should Join Razz Magazine

Are you a creative person with a passion for writing? Then Razz Magazine is the society for you to join. As Exeter University’s only Arts & Lifestyle magazine, our articles cover theatre, music, literature, baking, travel, and fashion pieces. Whatever your interests are, we are bound to cater to them. We always want to hear…