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Which TV show has the best intro music?

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but what about a show by its intro?

10 songs you probably didn’t know were covers

Daniel Curtis and Richard Birch discuss the songs more famous than their predecessors

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A Bluffers’ Guide To: Surf Pop

Wetsuit on, grab your board, and let's catch some rollers with Natasha Frost

Nightclubbing in Oxford

Cherwell Music talks to the organisers of their favourite Oxford clubnights and events

A Bluffers’ Guide To: Shoegaze

Natasha Frost introduces the scene that celebrates itself

Cherwell Music presents Mixer: Farewell to 2011

Cherwell Music bids farewell to 2011 with a selection from the year's singles.

A Bluffers’ Guide to: Drone

Take a journey with Harry Scholes into the world of drone

A Bluffers’ Guide to: New Wave

Natasha Frost explores the finer points of the New Wave


A picture of the recurring glyph in Black Mirror that is an upside down Y and is the symbol used by Stefan when creating his routes in his game.

So that’s how Bandersnatch works, but did it snatch our respect?

From a design perspective, Bandersnatch falls into a lot of traps. Choices are quite infrequent and always binary, whereas it's standard for most interactive fiction games to allow you to choose almost every line of character dialogue. Isabella Welch discusses whether Bandersnatch is revolutionary or just manufactured hype on part of Netflix.

What’s on: Txking Oxford by Storm

TxkeOff and Land’s visit to Oxford will no doubt bring a new energy to the city, offering an elite clubbing experience to all its attendees with live artists performing
a stack of children's books in a wooden box

Knight Of: read the one percent

Juliet Garcia covers the launch of Knight Of's crowdfunding campaign, centred around BAME children's literature.

Is “straightwashing” the new “whitewashing”?

Llimiting actors to their sexual demographic is not the way forward: it would hurt LGBTQ+ actors far more than it would straight ones

Andy Murray – the champion we didn’t deserve

A sportsperson who never forgot his roots, Murray endured horrible vitriol to become a role model both on and off the court