perks of being a wallflower movie
By Amy Kathleen Downes On Friday, October 19th, 2012

The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Film Review

The screen adaptation of Stephen Chbosky’s acclaimed coming-of-age novel is thankfully as faithful to the book as it could possibly be, no doubt down to the fact that the author himself both wrote the screenplay More...

Bastille Test Shoot, W. Common
By Amy Kathleen Downes On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Bastille Interview 12/10/2012

Bastille played in Stanley Theatre on Friday 12 October. They kindly took 15 minutes out before the gig to talk to LSMedia for a snappy and well-pitched interview (mainly Dan): So it’s October now, but it feels More...

By Amy Kathleen Downes On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Bastille – Gig Review 12/10/2012

Not having had my laptop functioning and with me at all times has seriously hindered my ability to research and listen to new music, but I haven’t been able to escape mention of Bastille. A million friends on More...

By Amy Kathleen Downes On Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Lana Del Rey, Born To Die. Album Review

L.S. Media Rating ** It would of course be impossible to review Lana Del Ray’s new album Born To Die without alluding to the storm of controversy that has followed Del Rey since the discovery of her not quite More...

costa rica
By Amy Kathleen Downes On Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Costa Rica, Pura Vida

    #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid More...

By Amy Kathleen Downes On Monday, January 9th, 2012

Given to the Wild – The Maccabees album review

L.S.Media Rating **** Having been a long-time follower of the band (erring precariously on the side of fan-girl), I have been waiting impatiently for the arrival of Given to the Wild, The Maccabees’ most recent More...