Authors Posts by James Maloney

James Maloney


All is not lost – A celebration of alternative music festivals

James Maloney explains why the the festival season is yet to begin for fans of 'alternative' music

Interview: The Spring Offensive

James Maloney chats to The Spring Offensive about the band leading the Oxford scene

In praise of Evensong

James Maloney examines one of Oxford's great musical institutions

Courtney Love speaks at the Union

The controversial Courtney Love talks depression, commericalism and dealing with life after Cobain

Review: One Life Stand by Hot Chip

A four-star fourth offering

Review: Odd Blood by Yeasayer

Album of the decade (so far).

Review: ‘The Betrayed’ by Lost Prophets

Not quite dark or atmospheric enough

The Great Coll(abhor)ations

Our music editor examines the good, the bad and the unexpected

Fyfe Dangerfield – Fly Yellow Moon

The Guillemots' frontman goes solo

Death of an art form?

James Maloney tells us why album art is not a thing of the past


70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?