Music review: Joely’s ‘EP’ – “urban jazz-pop with plenty of edge”

EP review: EPArtist: Joely Rendle If you set fire to Lenka and Feist, it would be Joely that...

Live review: allusinlove at The Jericho Tavern – “feeling is what we got here”

It doesn’t take long from first stepping into north Oxford’s Jericho Tavern to realise just how steeped in musical history the...

Three players, one game: The Ocelot reviews Bandersnatch

Sugarpuffs or Frosties? Kill dad, or don’t? Bandersnatch will make you think differently about your day... Just when...

Review: Wise Children at Bristol Old Vic – “This is why you go to...

Wise Children ventures back to 1930s South London, following the story of soon-to-be twin starlets Nora and Dora Chance – an adaptation of Angela...

Candy Says covers Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill – “a haunting remake”

Covering Kate Bush is no easy feat. And yet, Oxford’s Candy Says have completely owned their cover of Bush’s Running Up That Hill. From the moment...

Review: Thriller Live in Concert at the Wyvern Theatre – “a great tribute to...

By Karen Randall  When you see a tribute act playing at a venue, you kind of think, "Yes, I'll go see that, I’m sure it...

Review: Macbeth at New Theatre Oxford – “an avant-garde remaking”

An apocalyptic outback awaits the audience at New Theatre Oxford as the National Theatre delivers a contemporary and brutalist rendition of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Having only...

The Coconut Tree, Oxford – luscious Sri Lankan street food, superb ‘cocotails’

Before heading out on a minor bar crawl up Cowley Road, I made the adult decision of grabbing some food first. Conveniently situated just a...

Music review: Ruby Joyce’s ‘Hourglass’ – “really mature material from such a young artist”

'Hourglass' is urban soul, combined with well placed jazz twangs, which refines this contemporary pop song giving it sophistication and swagger. Joyce’s vocals are incredibly...

Music review: Little Brother Eli’s ‘Oops’ – “punches in exactly the right places”

Just when I don’t think these guys can get better, they do. On paper the odds would seem against them, but ‘Oops’ is proof that...
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