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The Fray—How To Save A Life

If heartfelt lyrics coupled with a slow piano ballad is your idea of a good song, then The Fray might just become your favourite band. Here’s a look at their debut, considered by many to be as fine an entry as possible.

Bechdel—When Tests Fail

The Bechdel Test, a popular test for analysing the portrayal of women in movies, falls short of being the ideal parameter to judge movies by. The importance of the issue calls for a closer look at the test and efforts to improve on it.

Object

This week in iambic instincts, we present a poem about looking at an object and talking about it while implicity drawing parallels to being hurt as a human being.

Melinda

This week, iambic instincts presents the tragic tale of a boy separated from his guitar. Bonds of love need not only be formed between living things.

Origin Stories

This latest installment of our poetry series, iambic instincts, features a poem about defence mechanisms, and how things from the past continue to define and dictate our behaviour.

Godfathers of Grunge—The Story of Soundgarden

In this article, we reflect on the illustrious career of Soundgarden, the band who took the throne of grunge royalty right alongside Nirvana, and carried on the baton following Kurt’s demise. With a vast discography spanning six albums, each bringing something unique to the table, it was arguably their ‘90s releases that produced the most unforgettable classics.

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