MagicFest Interview: Renz

MagicFest Interview: Renz

All this week, we’re counting down to the opening of MagicFest 2017. The popular festival returns to Edinburgh this Friday so we caught up with Renz, one of the talented magicians set to perform at a show inspired by the work and lives of local authors in The Secret Room at The Writers’ Museum next week. Your act is very unusual in that you often combine poetry and magic. Can you tell us a little…

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Gig preview: Blossoms, Liquid Room

Gig preview: Blossoms, Liquid Room

It’s amazing how quickly things have moved for Blossoms. At the start of the year, when the Stockport indie outfit first announced a UK tour that brings them to Liquid Room on Thursday (3 March), they were still very much in the “ones-to-watch” category, having been placed fourth in the BBC Sound of 2016 poll. Then they brought out an EP featuring what’s probably the best pop record of the year so far – the swooningly…

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