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Falling in love with songs that embrace break-ups and breakdowns

Cee Smith reviews CRASH, the new album from Scottish duo The Miss's. January is a difficult time for everyone. Winter begins properly here. After all...

Review: We’ve been living in a satire all along… haven’t we?

Review: Cee Smith on Girobabies' Mark and a spin-out album ‘Need the Characters’ is the solo album of Girobabies' frontman and all-round "guy who makes...

When music and poetry come to mean something at a specific...

Poet Cee Smith considers a band making waves with their own musical poetry, and reflects how a sound can affect you in a certain moment...

Where You’re Meant To Be and the importance of staying true...

REVIEW: Glasgow poet Cee Smith reflects on an unlikely Scottish movie hit from 2016 Where You’re Meant to Be is exactly what it’s tagline says...

The quiet desperation of seeking refugee status and a safe place...

Scottish film-maker and journalist Bill Boyes has been working as a volunteer with people escaping war and poverty in the Middle East. He brings...

Off the cuff: Summer’s nearly over, and what have you done..?

Glasgow poet and performer Cee Smith looks back on her summer and offers some off-the-cuff reviews: Music and Shows: If you like 60s psychedelic pop with...

Twistettes launch album career with a love letter to punk

Cee Smith reviews a first album from a new Scottish band. The Twistettes debut album Jilt the Jive is a love letter to punk. It’s a...

Music that helps you shrug off addictions and grief

In the second of a two part article, Glasgow poet Cee Smith considers grief and the approach of Scottish group Colonel Mustard and the...

Macbeth, the task of recognising grief and learning to move on

Glasgow poet and performer Cee Smith consider a modern rendering of the famous "Scottish play". I was invited to see Macbeth in the cinema a...

Podcast special: Volunteers driven to help Syrian refugees

Scottish television producer Uzma Mir-Young spent yet another evening watching the refugee crisis unfold and decided she had to try and help rather than...