Party Here – Octavian

Flip to the other side of the Atlantic and this young man is certainly making waves for himself on the ever-rising Grime scene. Octavian mixes up his style consistently between rapping, spoken word and melodic singing in a smooth and free-flowing manner that draws you in and gets your attention. At times his harmonies sounds…

Phone – Smokepurpp feat. Nav

However it makes you feel, the start of 2018 looks set to continue the 2017 trend of heavily auto-tuned, poorly enunciated ‘mumble rap’. After making a name for themselves online through various different social media platforms and audio outputs like Soundcloud this duo deliver decently catchy, snare heavy beats laced with endless repetition and a…

Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Have you ever felt like you don’t fit in with everyone else? Maybe you’ve found yourself wondering what it truly means to be normal in this crazy world? For young August, the protagonist of this charming novel, the idea of trying to fit in is something that feels a million miles away from the realms…

The Disaster Artist

Making a film about a terribly-made film doesn’t sound like a particularly good idea on paper, but there is something weirdly charming about the film that inspired this semi-mockumentary-biopic. If you have never seen The Room (not to be confused with Room which is entirely different) then you are unlikely to truly appreciate the effort…

Star Wars – The Last Jedi

In spite of the unsurprising backlash from the die-hard fans around the internet, this latest instalment in the ever-growing (and unlikely to ever stop) saga is exactly what people should have expected after the previous backlash aimed at The Force Awakens.   Without giving too much away, the bad guys are pretty angry at the…