The Opening of Mutrend Lab

On the 7th of December, MUTREND LAB finished their countdown and opened the doors to creative minds at Portland Street. I had the opportunity to look at the finishing touches to the whole project and managed to have a chat with the main brain of this project, Sai Harrod. The welcoming was very warm, the … Continue reading The Opening of Mutrend Lab


Dr. Martens Launch Event

On Wednesday 6th December, Dr. Martens launched their highly anticipated new store with Southampton’s finest music acts providing a night of raucous celebration. Support artist and singer/songwriter Sean McGowan warmed the crowd with an energetic folk-punk performance, playing to an audience eager to welcome him to the brand-new store. We had a chat with Sean before the event. Next up headline act … Continue reading Dr. Martens Launch Event

Introducing Johnny Manna, music for those who need it.

I first met Johnny Manna at a pizza place just outside of Hopewell Junction in upstate New York, with little knowledge or inclination of his musical ability and composure. Even as the ensuing day and night passed, I had no idea I was sat in the presence of genuine, exciting talent. Fast forward to a … Continue reading Introducing Johnny Manna, music for those who need it.

A Christmas COSMO

"And it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well" - eating loads of food and complaining about the cold weather normally works out quite well for me. Luckily enough, COSMO is inside, warm and has a superb menu. After being invited to sample COSMO's new Christmas themed selection of … Continue reading A Christmas COSMO

Etsy Made Local coming to Southampton

Etsy Made Local is an annual community-led initiative scheme with pop up markets appearing across the country between December 1st and 3rd, where local sellers can trade unique and handmade gifts suitable for the Christmas period. In recent years there has been an influx of ‘shopping independent’ or ‘supporting small businesses’, which is a principle … Continue reading Etsy Made Local coming to Southampton

The show goes on for Nothing But Thieves, despite allegations

Nothing But Thieves have denied sexual assault allegations that have been made against them on social media and go ahead with their planned show in Southampton. Accusations against members of the band were shared on Twitter on Monday. Following the allegations, a gig they were due to headline for NME in London was cancelled. Nothing But … Continue reading The show goes on for Nothing But Thieves, despite allegations

The Boxing World – A Round-Up

After the spectacle that was Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko back in April, fans were treated to another big match bout in Anthony Joshua vs Carlos Takam. Coming into the fight both boxer’s records were far from embarrassing, with Joshua sitting on a nice 19-0 100 KO win record and Takam’s is not too shabby … Continue reading The Boxing World – A Round-Up