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Naked – film review

Naked – film review

Naked (1993) Director: Mike Leigh Cast: David Thewlis, Katrin Cartlidge, Lesley Sharp Format: Blu-ray Length: 131 mins Release Date: 29 November 2021   Jamie Havlin delivers his verdict on one of Britain’s cultiest films of the 1990s. There have been...
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Rats on Rafts start their UK tour next week

Dutch retrofuturist vanguards Rats on Rafts announce their UK tour dates. On their recent LP, Mojo magazine wrote: “Rotterdam awkwardists churn underground noise with bracing warped pop appeal”. Louder Than War called them “one of the great contemporary European rock...
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WATCH THIS : David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels: Winter Tragedy

David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels: Winter Tragedy (Self Released) D/L and Streaming Available from 10th December David Newton, formerly of Mighty Lemon Drops releases his first track for a while following on from his album A Gateway To A Lifetime...
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John Grant presents Beautiful Creatures podcast

In collaboration with the Storyglass podcast studio, the American songwriter John Grant is recording a series of episodes, featuring guest artists. Named Beautiful Creatures, the podcast will focus on “the complexities, cruelties and meaningful distractions that life has to offer”....
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The Brits to have gender neutral awards – no more ‘men’ and ‘women’ categories

In a move that may mean more ovaltine being spat on the floor by Trad Rock traditionalists the Brits in 2022 are to do away with gender categories. Of course this is nowhere near as controversial as it looks. We...
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Chuck D makes powerful statement in defence of Travis Scott after gig disaster

The tragic Travis Scott gig that saw the deaths of 10 fans has seen blame and law suits flying. Chuck D – the elder statesman of rap- has now weighed into the debate with a strong defence of Travis Scott...
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Mick Rock – RIP

The iconic rock photographer Mick Rock dies at 72. Michael David Rock was known for his legendary shots of pivotal acts from the ‘70s and ‘80s. The artist contributed photography to album covers of Raw Power by The Stooges, Lou...
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