It was a bit windy yesterday wasn’t it? Russell Brand gave the world his view on the current political system and how it needs a revolution. He didn’t detail when, how, where this will occur but he said it will happen. There was a bomb scare in Cambridge. Why anyone would see fit to blow […]Read more "A Post About Nothing – 29th October"
I’m not Robert Langdon by any stretch of the imagination but I have some knowledge of symbols and the meaning behind them. However, what I would like to explore further is how the meaning of symbols can change over the years, notably, The Remembrance Day Poppy. Take the swastika for example, it is in essence […]Read more "The Meaning of Symbols: The Remembrance Poppy"
For a long time now, I’ve been intrigued by the following question; does advertising reflect society or are the roles reversed? For someone who works in the industry, it’s one of those questions that has always fascinated me, and it’s definitely worth exploring. The answer to the question is that advertising should essentially mirror society […]Read more "Which Came First; Advertising or Society?"
Totaal Voetbal. The only phrase that truly encapsulates what the footballing world witnessed on Saturday. Jack Wilshere’s goal for Arsenal and the build up to it, was truly something that was prophesied by the deities of the beautiful game. Watch it below, with the colourful commentary: British Gas seemed to have got themselves into a […]Read more "A Post About Nothing – 21st October"
R&B has been revolutionised in recent years, in fact the very template seems to have ripped to shreds and those that have reinvented it aren’t the labels; it is the artists themselves. The latter half of the last decade seemed to disappoint with R&B deciding to groove to the sound of dance. We were blessed […]Read more "BANKS Rewriting The Template"
By Calum Jacobs A sense of tranquillity filled the room. Quietness grew in my mind. A steady balance met in my soul. All this could only mean one thing; I was re-listening to Rumer’s inaugural effort, ‘Seasons of my Soul’. The content of the album is as personal, eloquent, poetic and tender as the title […]Read more "A Re-appreciation for Rumer"
By Calum Jacobs In late 2013, The Foreign Exchange released their fourth studio album ‘Love In Flying Colours’, proving beyond question that the group can add the string of longevity to an already impressive bow. The album also forces us to ask whether it is time to crown Phonte the first rapper to have successfully […]Read more "Phonte’s Crossover"
It’s been over a week since I last wrote a thought piece, this week I’ve really been struggling to find some inspiration, put it down to tiredness. Then low and behold, I had a listen to Justin Bieber’s new song All That Matters. “Fuck what you think, I’mma listen to this shit and no one can […]Read more "How I Was Once Justin Bieber (Sort Of)"
Interlull, bleurgh. Round 2 of #SmileLDN went down (who says ‘went down’?) on Saturday in Soho again. This coming Saturday, we are going to do it in Shoreditch/Whitechapel, it’d be cool if people could help out. I’m scouring the Independent’s home page for decent news, the only thing worth saying is that the Northampton clown has […]Read more "A Post About Nothing – 14th October"