Day: March 19, 2015

Record Review: Mini Mansions – The Great Pretenders

By Declan Roberts (@declanmr) After five years you'd expect some change of sound in a band, and that's exactly the case with Mini Mansions. Their self-titled debut focused on dream-pop melodies and Kinks inspired lyrics. 'The Great Pretenders' is a darker and fiercer affair that casts a shadow over their ...

A Second Chance – Film Review

Reviewed by Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada Andreas seems to have the perfect life: Respected in his job as a police officer, relied on by his friends, he lives in a tastefully decorated house in rural Denmark with his beautiful wife and their new born son. In all areas of life, he ...

Shanti Town

South Africa’s Gotham City

By Joe Thorpe South Africa is renowned for its high crime rates. Tell a friend you are heading out to the ‘Rainbow Nation’ and they’ll tell you to keep a hand on your bag at all times. Much of the media hype surrounding the violent crimes is inflated and over-stated, ...