A Conversation With: Max From Tebi Rex

Tebi-Rex are, according to Tebi Rex, Kildare’s premier, interracial hip-hop and pop duo. To everyone else, they are a band whose popularity is growing week upon week and, following the release of their latest EP “Welcome To The Year of Our Darkest Adventure”, are the most talked about duo since Picture This. Matt O’Baoill and…

Environmentalism in the Simpsons

The Simpsons has been on the air since December 1989, and though the quality may have dipped in recent years in the fans’ eyes, the show doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. With a show that’s been on television for that long, it’s no small wonder that the Simpsons have covered pretty much…

#CorkLovesMusic set to land in UCC

On April 11th and 12th (Wednesday and Thursday), UCC will host a series of talks run as part of the collaborative venture #CorkLovesMusic. #CorkLovesMusic is a co-operative venture between both music industry insiders and artists, a venture that aims to both educate people about the workings of the music industry, and to kick-start discussion around…

Fear Not the Publisher!

So I recently went to a talk organised by the English Society’s very own Jack Hession (rhymes with session) on the ins and outs of Irish publishing. Jack was a brilliant host, offering up thought provoking questions to the three guests: Kathy D’Arcy, a prolific poet from Cork; Tom Morris, the writer in residence at…

Kanye West – Understanding A Genius

There isn’t exactly a more polarising character in the music industry than Kanye West – trying to convince someone who thinks he’s an arrogant douche that he’s actually the music equivalent of sliced bread, which is pretty great, is not the easiest of feats. With seven albums under his belt, Kanye has presented himself as…

Seven Success Secrets of Long Distance

Have you been forcefully prised away from your significant other? Do you miss arguing over who snores the loudest? Would you often find yourself lamenting the times you didn’t appreciate all the times they wouldn’t shut up talking when you were dying from a hangover? Do you hate seeing everyone else tweeting ‘#longdistancesucks’ because their…