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Franz Ferdinand Try and Recapture The Magic With “Always Ascending”

9 months ago / 0 comments

In its good moments, Always Ascending is funky, well-polished, and engaging. However, on their fifth effort, Franz Ferdinand cannot escape sounding like a hollowed-out version of the band they used to be. The title track starts the album well – slick, hypnotic and unquestionably groovy. However, as soon as it … Read More

Live for the Moment by The Sherlocks

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Sherlocks are not the most distinctive of bands – if I heard one of their songs in public, I’d probably recognise it, but I wouldn’t be able to tell you it’s them – but they definitely have the potential to become more so. Live for the Moment is their … Read More

TV | 37 Days – A wonderfully witty docu-drama

5 years ago / 0 comments

With Downton Abbey going from strength to strength, this drama about the period between Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s assassination and the declaration of war is quite like a costume drama mixed with politics. War buffs will enjoy this three-part BBC drama about one of the greatest political crises to ever hit Europe: it … Read More