ENSA Presidential Election 2017

Edinburgh Napier Student Association elections are well underway across Napier University campuses. Polls are open from Monday 6th to Thursday 9th March from 8am-6pm and Friday 10th March from 8am-3pm. Listen to Presidential candidates Manish Khatri and Alexei Veprentev set out their manifestos on Radio ENRG. Hosted by Iain Leggat of Everything’s Included.     

The Junction Charity gig review – Leith Depot

By Sebastian Faugstad of The Verge  A newly formed 4-piece; Lady & The Birds, had the challenging job of warming up an awkward, mostly middle-aged audience to a state where it became socially acceptable to have a dance along to the rhythm. Provoking this in the Leith Depot is especially hard, where the “staging area”[…]

What has gone wrong with Leicester FC?

The Football Roundup’s Luke Barry assesses Leicester’s future after a so-far dreadful season for the Champions.    Cast your mind back 12 months and Leicester City were showing us all their previous league form was no fluke. By defeating the likes of Manchester City, they underlined their title credentials and duly went on to win[…]

Growin’ Up

by Andy Grozier // For the Sake of the Song // My partner recently asked me what songs remind me of being a kid, of growing up, messing around, having fun. I hit a total blank at first, trying too hard to searchlight my memories for records playing in backgrounds or copied cassettes being passed[…]

A Middling Month

by Andy Grozier // For the Sake of the Song // We have made it to February already in this great, confusing year of someone’s Lord, 2017. The month that the Hold Steady front-man and solo troubadour Craig Finn would tell you is “about as long as it is wide” in a line that always[…]

Admiral Fallow // Mt. Doubt // Josh Fuchs – La Belle Angèle

By Jamie McDonald  Photography: SayRaa Photography This week saw the celebration of the now revered institution of Independent Venue Week. As ever Edinburgh venue La Belle Angèle joined in with the unveiling of their newly refurbished space and a sterling line up to complete. Edinburgh singer-songwriter Josh Fuchs and his band got things under way with some charmingly[…]

Looking Forward

by Andy Grozier // For the Sake of the Song // January rolls around every year with the same slow, desolate rumble for me. The awkward in-between of festivities ending and works beginning. The mid-winter blues. One part reflection and one part hope for the future. It can be a struggle. Indeed for me it[…]

Ian Cathro: Who is Hearts’ new boss?

By Jamie Braidwood of The Football Roundup Ian Cathro is not your regular Scottish manager. At the age of just 30, Cathro has been appointed Hearts’ new boss following the departure of Robbie Neilson, who left the club to join English side MK Dons last week. In doing so, Cathro has become the Scottish Premiership’s[…]