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Laura Marling Pays Tribute to Bob Dylan with ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’

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Laura Marling has released a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’. She has previously covered ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ with Eddie Berman for his album. Bob Dylan is clearly an influence for Marling. You can hear his easy-going folk style in her original songs and, as one … Read More

Should Bob Dylan Have Won The Nobel Prize For Literature?

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Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature last week for ‘having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition’. The news proved joyous for some – a travesty for others… Can a song be literature? Why not? Because it isn’t bound in a book; didn’t wax … Read More

Film | Inside Llewyn Davis – bleak but hugely enjoyable

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Image: Studio Canal Here is the Coen brothers’ first film since the 2010 remake of True Grit, and perhaps again that title would be appropriate. There is an almost bleary, ghostly hue to the screen throughout the duration of the film, the lighting ever so slightly blurring the image. It … Read More

Books | A Possible Life – A very English affair

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Anybody who had to suffer the embarrassment of analysing one of the numerous sex scenes in Birdsong at A-level may be forgiven for giving Sebastian Faulks and A Possible Life a wide berth. But to do so would be to deprive yourself of a genuinely enjoyable novel. Faulks has a … Read More

The Artist’s Muse

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Throughout history, the source of inspiration for many great artists has been a particular special person whom they find to be unique. Holly Holder looks into the role of the artist’s muse, and ponders over its place within the modern day art world   Karl Lagerfeld, of Chanel fame, will be turning … Read More