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Arusa Qureshi

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Arusa Qureshi is a writer and editor based in Edinburgh, and a passionate advocate for diversity and accessibility within arts and culture. She is the former Editor of The List and writes mostly about music, most recently Flip the Script – a book about women in UK hip hop, published by 404 Ink. Her work has appeared in Bella Caledonia, Clash, The Guardian, GoldFlakePaint, Time Out and more.
Dawn FM review The Weeknd

The Weeknd – ‘Dawn FM’ review: escapism of the best kind from a pop...

In his last album ‘After Hours’, and particularly in the unforgettable single ‘Blinding Lights’, The Weeknd gave us all-out 80s nostalgia mixed with forward-thinking...
Chica Gang

Chica Gang: “There were a lot of parties in Madrid – but we didn’t...

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Remi Wolf

Remi Wolf: “I write my music out of rage, pain and confusion”

With her psychedelic visuals and perfectly-produced pop anthems, Remi Wolf is about to be your new obsession.
Erika de Casier

Erika de Casier live in Edinburgh: dreamy R&B with a nostalgic undercurrent

For many people of colour that grew up in predominantly white communities in the 90s and early 2000s, the mention of MTV will draw...
Nao

Nao – ‘And Then Life Was Beautiful’ review: a lush, confident reset for one...

Easily one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary British R&B, Nao makes music that is soul-stirring and entrancing in equal measure. Nowhere is...
Ray BLK interview

Ray BLK: “I’ve learned that real self-love is about protecting yourself”

“I'm happy that life is getting back to normal again.” Ray BLK is reflecting contentedly on a busy weekend spent at her first festival...