Summer in the sun

  Words: Rachel Aitken Scotland has been blessed with glorious sunshine these past few weeks, and the Buzz team have been busy tanning up, and relaxing in the beautiful city of Edinburgh (as well as researching for our dissertations of course!) Edinburgh is an incredible city, even more so in the sun. To celebrate, the …

Small but mighty: Edinburgh’s independent retailers

  Words: Caoilfhionn Maguire Edinburgh’s streets are lined with world-renowned retailers and designers, swarmed daily by tourists and locals alike, but where are the independent retailers and designers who don’t have the spotlight of Princes Street shining upon their doorsteps? At Buzz we believe in community spirit and discovering the slices of the Edinburgh that …

Hidden Door Festival – ‘Electric City’

Words: Caoilfhionn Maguire Hidden Door transforms Edinburgh’s derelict street light depot into a week long artistic hub brimming with new talent and creativity.   Edinburgh has long been over-shadowed by Glasgow whose explorative and all-embracing arts and music scene is legendary; that is until the annual Hidden Door festival was born, opening up parts of …

The Vinyl Countdown

Words: Jason O’Neill Is vinyl’s comeback just a fad or does its renewed presence represent a real revival? Buzz chats with Avalanche Records’ Kevin Buckle to assess which is closer to the truth.   Vinyl is currently experiencing a bit of a moment.  As music formats go, it’s craft beer, whilst the humble CD is …

A little more Buzz

If you still haven’t had quite enough Buzz, then don’t worry. From the 19th of May, the Buzz team are showcasing their fantastic work this year at the Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus, in the 2016 degree show!   If you are an industry professional and would like an invitation to the private event held …

The Power of Belly Dance

Words: Arusa Qureshi From the lack of motivation stemming from the demands of everyday life to the consistent apathy towards the very idea of doing anything mildly strenuous, having a positive attitude towards exercise is not always easy. But what if it could be genuinely fun?   Though belly dancing may not be the first …