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Alasdair Flett
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Hi, I'm Alasdair. Originally from Orkney, I now reside in the Scottish capital. As Music Editor, I'm always on the lookout for new sounds. Enquiries here: music.editor@thenationalstudent.com
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I shall remain forever grateful to have been part of such a dedicated team of student journalists.

#GoodbyeTNS - A lifeline at the right time

I shall remain forever grateful to have been part of such a dedicated team of student journalists.

King Gizzard embraces thrash metal and documents humanity’s doomed quest for a new home.

Album Review: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Infest The Rats' Nest

King Gizzard embraces thrash metal and documents humanity’s doomed quest for a new home.

Free Love opens the Fringe by oscillating between performance art and religious experience.

Live Review: Free Love/Kaputt/Maranta @ Summerhall, Edinburgh, 02/08/19

Free Love opens the Fringe by oscillating between performance art and religious experience.

This week’s playlist includes Australian psych, avant-garde spoken-word and jams of the ecological crisis.

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 30/07/19

This week’s playlist includes Australian psych, avant-garde spoken-word and jams of the ecological crisis.

The ceremony will see Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie, receive an award for her Outstanding Contribution to Music.

AIM Independent Music Awards longlist announced

The ceremony will see Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie, receive an award for her Outstanding Contribution to Music.

Super Inuit grasps at existential questions over a uniquely atmospheric approach to beat-making.

EP Review: Super Inuit - Misgivings

Super Inuit grasps at existential questions over a uniquely atmospheric approach to beat-making.

Start July right with some stellar solo projects, mellow math rock and German industrial indie rap.

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 02/07/19

Start July right with some stellar solo projects, mellow math rock and German industrial indie rap.

Against the backdrop of beautiful historic surroundings, this four-day Serbian extravaganza is affordable and eclectic.

Festival Preview: EXIT 2019

Against the backdrop of beautiful historic surroundings, this four-day Serbian extravaganza is affordable and eclectic.

Schlagenheim takes guitar music in innovative directions but is occasionally undisciplined in its execution.

Album Review: black midi - Schlagenheim

Schlagenheim takes guitar music in innovative directions but is occasionally undisciplined in its execution.

Magpie Blue talks through the collaborators on her latest track and praises Edinburgh’s local scene.

Introducing: Magpie Blue

Magpie Blue talks through the collaborators on her latest track and praises Edinburgh’s local scene.

Celebrity Mansions sounds better than ever but lacks the piercing social commentary it teases.

Album Review: Dinosaur Pile-Up - Celebrity Mansions

Celebrity Mansions sounds better than ever but lacks the piercing social commentary it teases.

The concerns of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic have lost no poignancy in times of ecological crisis.

Looking back at Frank Herbert’s Dune, the birth of high science fiction

The concerns of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic have lost no poignancy in times of ecological crisis.

Honeyblood’s homecoming gig with a new line-up meets an ecstatic reception at Summerhall.

Live Review: Honeyblood & LUCIA @ Summerhall, Edinburgh, 03/06/19

Honeyblood’s homecoming gig with a new line-up meets an ecstatic reception at Summerhall.

Daniel Pilley discusses the inspiration and development of his device to help the hard of hearing.

Edinburgh Napier student's invention allows deaf people to experience music

Daniel Pilley discusses the inspiration and development of his device to help the hard of hearing.

This week’s picks include feminist surf rock, ostentatious lyrics and lo-fi Manchester trap.

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 27/05/19

This week’s picks include feminist surf rock, ostentatious lyrics and lo-fi Manchester trap.

The slacker saint slumps despite some moments of redemption.

Album Review: Mac DeMarco - Here Comes The Cowboy

The slacker saint slumps despite some moments of redemption.

Jonah and Morgan talk band democracy and Edinburgh and Glasgow’s respective music scenes.

Introducing: The Motion Poets

Jonah and Morgan talk band democracy and Edinburgh and Glasgow’s respective music scenes.

This week’s selection of top tunes includes Russian post-rock, acoustic indie and DIY hip hop.

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 06/05/19

This week’s selection of top tunes includes Russian post-rock, acoustic indie and DIY hip hop.

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