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November 16, 2022

Art and censorship – Faron Sage on social media bias

Music’s relationship with the internet has come under the microscope in recent weeks, with the Spotify controversy rolling on. Neil Young and Joni Mitchell have withdrawn their work from the streaming platform, yet these two artists hold privileged positions – they are established stars who can afford to pick and choose whom they work with.… Continue reading Art and censorship – Faron Sage on social media bias

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November 2, 2022

Must-see hidden gems: Celebrating new queer cinema on its 30th anniversary

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of queerphobia. Film academic B. Ruby Rich coined the term ‘New Queer Cinema’ in March 1992 in an essay for The Village Voice. The term was also famously republished in Sight and Sound in September 1992, in response to the rise in LGBTQ+ themes and characters in film.  According… Continue reading Must-see hidden gems: Celebrating new queer cinema on its 30th anniversary

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May 31, 2020

MonoNeon – The luminous one

Hot Cheetos. Not the spicy corn-based snack that was once described by The Washington Post as “something of a cultural phenomenon”. No, instead I’m referring to the alternative funk-inspired song by artist and bassist MonoNeon or as we call him, the Luminous One. It was this track that sent me down the rabbit hole and… Continue reading MonoNeon – The luminous one

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