Features
  • How To: #BecomingAnAdultTips – 12

    XWHY’s Justin Time avails us of the perils of growing into full manhood…whatever that might be… Becoming an adult is a troublesome process. Few people make it out of adulthood alive. Whether you’re scraping twenty-one or hitting forty, there is […]

  • Mike’s Monday Playlist – 21.04.14

    XWHY’s Mike Thomas Provides Your Bank Holiday Soundtrack A sunny bank holiday weekend warrants an uplifting set of tunes to see you through the day. If you haven’t been listening to Clean Bandit‘s ‘Rather Be’ on repeat recently, then you’ve […]

  • How To: Make A Freakin’ Decision

    Mike’s guide to tying your shoe laces and beyond… The first three decisions of any day tend to be the easiest. “Do I get out of bed now or snooze the alarm?.” Times three. Itʼs once we get passed that […]

  • It’s A Razor Renaissance – Apparently We’ve Reached ‘Peak Beard’

    A new study reveals that we need to rid ourselves of facial fuzz immediately Every other wayfarer in Shoreditch has got one. In fact, this trends been so prevalent that even your bloody dad has caught on to it. Or […]

  • Mike’s Monday Morning #Playlist – 14.04.14

    XWHY’s Mike Thomas lays down a selection of the best new and recent music to get your Monday started right…. Starting this week off slowly, we’ve got some sweetly languid tunes on the list, for post-hangover ear-soothing purposes. We’ve got […]

  • Mike’s Monday Morning #Playlist – 07.04.14

    XWHY’s Mike Thomas lays down a selection of the best new and recent music to get your Monday started right…. An electro-heavy playlist – April looks to be a synthy month. Leading the charge is the mysterious (-ish, we saw […]

  • My Week as a Roadie – SXSW 2014

    Flight cases, speaker fires and the time we pretended to be a car…. An article in which I follow a band around Austin for a week; pretending to be useful, but mainly drinking beer and making an arse out of […]

  • Beesmunt Soundsystem – The Baby Maker EP

    I try not to judge a book by its cover, but as soon as I saw the name of this EP, I knew I was in for something a bit fun. Released on the March 31, Beesmunt Soundsystem’s new EP […]

  • Spectator Sport: In Defence of the Liberal Arts

    XWHY columnist James Barton muses on his own existence (again), falls for Will Self and ignores Katy Hopkins entirely… A recent debate, hosted by British conservative rag The Spectator, was fuel to James Barton’s existentialist fire…not least because he came […]

  • Mike’s Monday Morning #Playlist – 31.03.14

    XWHY’s Mike Thomas lays down a selection of the best new and recent music to get your Monday started right…. Drummer Joe Manning, guitarist Evans Kati and bassist Tom McClung, formerly of WU LYF, have teamed up on a new […]