Category Archives: Review


DIY Summer at Site

August 24, 2011

Screen printing, collaging, crockery, tree-rubbing and parties – opening with a Zine Library over 200 copies deep! Site Gallery, Sheffield offers a creative outlet for late summer


The shadow of the valley

August 8, 2011

South Square Gallery becomes home and studio for Leeds-based artist Alfie Strong, camping out for a month in the gallery’s first ever artist’s residency


Profile #2: Our Favourite Places

July 12, 2011

A guide book made by designers for people of taste.


How to paint an apocalypse

July 11, 2011

John Martin, the lesser known painter of apocalyptic sensations comes to Sheffield, and proves his historic influence.



July 7, 2011

Constellation: a group or cluster of related things. Stars forming a recognisable pattern. In Cornerhouse’s Constellation exhibition, a cluster of four artists’ work impose an idea of transience, ephemerality and the impermanency of movement.


Review: Departure and Graft at Liverpool John Moores

June 20, 2011

Liverpool John Moores’ aptly named degree show is a highly professional group production.


What We Buy

May 31, 2011

A publication documenting goods costing £1 or less.


Hunter Gatherer, feast your eyes

May 22, 2011

From gasmasks to bird eggs, 10,000 artefacts in an educational archive in Holbeck are scrutinised by artists at Project Space Leeds


tUnE-yArDs – w h o k i l l

April 20, 2011

In w h o k i l l we have a case of sonic multiple personality. I wouldn’t say ‘disorder’, since beyond a determined veering from convention there’s nothing awry in the outcome.


Mazes – A Thousand Heys

April 14, 2011

Okay, so there isn’t a whole lot new about Mazes. They’re based in London, but they could easily convince you that they’re from the same Californian noise pop scene as No Age and Wavves. A Thousand Heys is full of sunny riffs that inject punk ideology into lo-fi indie, showing Mazes to be pretty close descendents of Pavement and early-REM. ‘Boxing Clever’ in particular sounds as though it’s been mooching off of Stephen Malkmus’ stash.