Music

Niall Horan laments lost love in latest album

March 30, 2020

It’s been nearly ten years since a wee 16-year-old Niall Horan shot to fame. He auditioned for the X-Factor back in 2010, performing Ne-Yo’s song “So Sick,” and nearly didn’t get through as Katy Perry

Music

DCU Glee Cast: Behind the scenes

March 30, 2020

The Glee cast is different to other societies. We have one show, one goal, one setlist that we work towards for the entire year.

The Hype

How we can support our favourite artists and creatives during the pandemic

March 30, 2020

Each day news from Italy brings more horror. With the death toll continually rising, one cannot help feeling lost when contemplating such a tragedy. However, the videos that emerged last week of Italian citizens singing “Bella Ciao” and other traditional songs from their balconies in solidarity with healthcare staff were certainly uplifting.

Music

The Script shine on Sunsets and Full Moons tour

March 16, 2020

From their formation in 2007 to present, there is no doubt that The Script have always been exceptional at engaging with their audience. Each of them exude raw passion for the music they produce, as well as for the fans they endlessly entertain.

Music

JPEGMAFIA’s gigs not for the faint of heart

March 16, 2020

Months after the release of his latest album, “All My Heroes are Cornballs”, JPEGMAFIA arrives at The Academy to thunderous chants of “Peggy”. The sold out gig was packed to the gills, with JPEGMAFIA emerging from the back clad in muay thai shorts and a hoodie, which was quickly taken off.

Film

Netflix shows we lost to the algorithm

March 16, 2020

Netflix algorithms have the miraculous ability to predict what we want to watch. Re-occurring themes in what we choose to watch has a ripple effect on what the streaming service will then recommend. And for the most part, they get it right.

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The real impact of social media on celebrities

March 2, 2020

In 1997, the media had a hand in the gruesome death of Princess Diana. 23 years later, social media has become one of the most powerful mediums for communication. And while it has its advantages, it has become particularly dangerous, allowing the general public to fuel its ruinous ways.

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Meet the man behind Billie Eilish’s music

February 17, 2020

Four time Grammy award winner, Finneas O’Connell, has bounced from the background of his little sister’s sky rocketing career and is slowing becoming a star in his own right.