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


Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups

Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'