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New Belleruche

One of my favourite artists in the world is Alice Russell. I originally discovered her at the Big Chill more than a few years ago, and back in 2008, she played a set there hosted by her then record label, Tru Thoughts. It was a pick ‘n’ mix bag of Alice doing a live version […]

Michael Jackson's This Is It

Michael Jackson’s This Is It

On Saturday I watched the much-hyped This Is It, which as I’m sure you all know tells the story of Michael Jackson’s preparations for his ‘final curtain call’ – a series of shows at the O2 in London. His death, just a few weeks before the first dates, meant that the work involved in creating the show […]

Thursday playlist: Kings of Leon lull

1. Kings of Leon – Closer (only just comes in first as my favourite KoL track, in front of Molly’s Chambers and their cover of Pixies’ Where Is My Mind) 2. The Black Keys – Tighten Up 3. Flight Facilities – Crave You 4. Karen Elson – The Ghost Who Walks 5. Dead Prez – Hip-Hop (the […]