●●○○○ Lana Del Rey is renowned internationally not just for her critically-acclaimed discography, but also for her distinctive visuals and aesthetic sheen. This is most apparent in her ever-growing collection of music videos, which usually invoke her nostalgia for … Continue reading Lana Del Rey Leaves Us Lusting For More With White Mustang Rory Codd reviews Lana’s latest audio-visual offering
Ryan Murphy’s blockbuster anthology series American Horror Story is finally back on our screens with its seventh season, Cult. This year the show has been given an infusion of current-day politics, a decision that is bound to cause some controversy … Continue reading The Vote Is In… American Horror Story: Cult – Season Opening Review Senior Writer Rory Codd takes a look at the return of American Horror Story.
●●●●○ Kesha has been put through the ringer since the release of her last album, Warrior, in 2012. As well as undergoing a stint in rehab for her bulimia, she’s been entangled in a high-profile legal battle with Dr Luke … Continue reading ‘Rainbow’: Kesha’s Triumphant Return to the Music World In our newest Track By Track; senior writer Rory Codd takes a look at today’s release from Kesha, marking her defiant return to the music industry.
●●●●○ One of the most highly anticipated Nintendo Switch games, Splatoon 2, has finally launched worldwide. This is a full-blown sequel to the original Wii U hit, rather than just a remaster for the Switch. Splatoon was one of the … Continue reading Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch – Review
●●●●● Ever since the release of her major-label debut Born To Die in 2012, Lana Del Rey has commanded the attention of critics and fans alike from around the world. The singer’s latest album Lust For Life has been hotly … Continue reading TRACK BY TRACK: Lana Del Rey Delivers Hope for the Future with ‘Lust For Life’
Continuing our coverage of the National Gallery’s refurbishment along with their current exhibition and season, Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry, senior staff writer Rory Codd attends ‘Tracy Chevalier in conversation’ to hear from the author who is … Continue reading Tracy Chevalier @ NGI: The Author Behind the Girl with a Pearl Earring
●●○○○ Out Now Interscope Records American rock band Imagine Dragons have just dropped their third studio album Evolve, in which the band has attempted a new direction by adopting a more modern and radio-friendly sound. Imagine Dragons’ music has … Continue reading Why, oh Why? Imagine Dragons’ Evolve – Album Review
It may not feel like it, but it has been almost four years since New Zealand starlet Lorde stormed the pop music scene with her debut album Pure Heroine, following the release of the radio and chart phenomenon ‘Royals’. Since … Continue reading Lorde’s Melodrama: A Track by Track Guide
●●●●○ Nintendo has finally launched their much-awaited Switch console, the successor to the underwhelming Wii U and a first attempt to enter the next generation. Nintendo are taking a new approach with the Switch – instead of releasing another reworked … Continue reading Nintendo Switch Console – review
●●●○○ Image: Dublin Tech Summit Last week, I took some time out to attend Dublin Tech Summit 2017 at The Convention Centre. This was a technology convention featuring over 200 guest speakers, as well as start-ups, demonstrations and business opportunities … Continue reading Dublin Tech Summit 2017 – review
○○○○○ We all know that RTÉ’s original programming can be questionable at times. One needs to look no further than The Voice of Ireland or Dancing With The Stars to know that RTÉ is not exactly proficient at devising quality … Continue reading Late Late Show Valentine’s Special 2017 – review
●●●○○ One of Netflix’s newest original shows, The OA, is somewhat of a mystery. The initial promotion was surprisingly sparse, consisting of some grainy phone footage of a woman frantically jumping off a bridge, followed by the show’s name and … Continue reading The OA – review