Authors Posts by Simon Torracinta

Simon Torracinta


Review: Theophilus London – Timez Are Weird These Days

Cherwell is unconvinced by the Brooklyn rapper's debut album, following his breakthrough EP earlier this year

Review: Shabazz Palaces – Black Up

Cherwell explores the experimental leanings taken by Shabazz Palaces in this debut release

Review: Smother

Wild Beasts return with a cleaner, more atmospheric album

Review: Starf**ker Reptilians

Simon Torracinta reviews the third effort from this Portland synthpop quartet and discovers the perfect summer soundtrack

Review: Antlers Burst Apart

Simon Torracinta looks at the wonderful parts of Burst Apart

Review: w h o k i l l by tUnE-yArDs

Singer-songwriter Merrill Garbus' solo project tUnE-yArDs yields another album of sonic potpourri; jarring yet irresistible

Review: Colin Stetson – ‘New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges’

Simon Torracinta reviews Colin Stetson's mind-bending solo album

Review: Cold War Kids

Cold War Kids move away from their once distinctive sound in their new album


Still nothing moderate about Malaysia

For the no-platforming, self-proclaimed anti-fascists it does beg the question, where was your protest on Friday evening?
Cleopatra (Sophie Okonedo) kneels behind a dying Antony (Ralph Fiennes) flanked by two servants.

Review: Antony and Cleopatra – a star-studded Shakespeare

Lawrence Li is impressed by the National Theatre’s opulent imagining of a Shakespearean classic

Bhajis, bacteria, and bicycles: inside crew date kitchens

Cherwell obtained copies of the most recent hygiene food hygiene reports from At Thai, Jamal’s, and The Temple Lounge through Oxford City Council, all of which highlighted issues regarding hygiene, cleaning, and confidence in the restaurants’ management.

The Race is on

James Martin wonders whether Liverpool can hold on to win their first Premier League title?

Blues committee members vote on merger of women’s and men’s committees

The presidents' proposal is expected to meet opposition with captains of a number of teams signing a letter in opposition against the merger.