by Aberdeen Artists.
As lockdown has forced us into our own separate realities it has affected everyone differently. Of course, this is ever true with those of the creative community, who’s craft and livelihoods rely upon the rush of experience. So, we the editors took a look into the changes that the lockdown has had on four local artists – Hannah Nicholson, Hanna Louise of Hysteria, Molly McLachlan : Poetry & Etc. and Tom Byam Shaw – and asked them to explain in their own words.
by Enxhi Mandija.
Ever wanted to peek behind the curtains of Aberdeen’s most popular Spoken Word performance night, Speakin’ Weird?
With the world currently upside down, it’s been a tremendous effort to keep the wheels of Aberdeen’s art world turning. With this in mind, our editor Enxhi spoke to Orla Kelly spoken word & comedy about virtual shows, lockdown and baking Croissants.
by Alan Kaercher.
“The rain streaked down the windows as the bus pushed up the road in the dark of morning, as the granite clouds fought to keep the early sun at bay. The warmth inside offered us sanctuary from the blistering cold of an Aberdonian December, and we sat on the upper level of the double-decker 727.“
by Euan Wallace.
Kids are dying in houses strangled by kudzu vines
Houses in-between mangled sidewalks
Small-pocked with tufts of jaundiced wiregrass and goldenrod
Matt Gibb is a locally based Electronic musician, student and founding member of the Re-Analogue arts collective. His most recent EP, ‘Lips Destroy Sun’, is comprised of four tracks of dreamy ambient electronica which blend together DIY synths and drumbeats with vocal samples.