Alex Mackay

Five things you must listen to – Study edition

Soothe the final hurdle with this revision soundtrack!

Five things you must listen to

Enjoy the sunshine with this weekend playlist!

Five things to listen to, chosen by The Kooks

Hugh Harris, guitarist for indie kids The Kooks, curates this week’s classically-inflected playlist!

Competition: Design an album cover

Design a fast-rising student band’s album!

What your music taste says about you

What does your Spotify tell others to about you?

Under Canvas 2014: Ellie Mason, Lights On The Mountain

Kicking off our UC2014 coverage, Alex Mackay interviews Ellie Mason from this year’s opening act, Lights On The Mountain.

Interview: The Zombies

Legendary 1960’s rockers, The Zombies reveal their St Andrews heritage, playing at Abbey Road alongside The Beatles and their continuing cult fame.

Review: Bombay Bicycle Club – “So Long, See You Tomorrow”

The London indie doyennes and their fourth LP get The Stand’s assessment

The winner takes it all

#VMAs? WTF. Lauren Hossack takes down the Grammys, Brits and other hype machines that pass for awards shows.

Five things you must listen to!

Your weekly genre round up. Pump up the volume!

Battle of the Balls

Alex compares the lineup of 600th and Christmas Ball.

Five things you must listen to

The best tunes of the week from every genre!

Review: Jagwar Ma

Mr Indie-pendent David Dargahi reviews Jagwar Ma

Five things you must listen to: Sad British Pop edition

Strangeways, here we come. To celebrate Moz’s memoirs, Alex Mackay chooses his top 5 melancholy melodies.

Five things you must listen to: Party in the USA

Five things you must listen to: Fashion edition

Stand Up: Hongpao Soc & the human coat of arms

Music is Love: Up close & personal

Classic album: Sound of Silver

The Lizard lowdown