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Music | Luke Sital-Singh live

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Luke Sital-Singh Holy Trinity Church 4/5 Luke Sital-Singh – a singer-songwriter who has recently been long listed for BBC’s Sound of 2014 poll – is playing as part of the ‘New Faces’ tour. The night is organised by Communion, who are famously founded by Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons. … Read More

Music | News – Daft Punk 'Computerized' leak

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An unreleased demo from Daft Punk and Jay Z took Soundcloud by storm yesterday, amassing over 400,000 plays overnight. The track known as ‘Computerized’ was released via a Daft Punk website and was originally perceived to be a fake, but has now been positively authenticated by an undisclosed source at … Read More

Music | Album review – Major Lazer

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Major Lazer Apocalypse Soon 3/5 Apocalypse Soon carries on Diplo’s mantra of making his music “feel like a party”, and if the island-inflected and insanely fun Free The Universe was the main event, then one year later this EP is the after party that just won’t end. These days it could be argued … Read More

Music | Temples live

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Temples The Cockpit 4/5 Where do you think of when someone mentions psychedelia? Spiritual (if drug-fuelled) journeys to India? 1960s LA in the summer? Certainly not the small midlands town of Kettering. Yet from this unlikeliest of places come Temples, one of 2014’s most promising bands. After their debut album Sun … Read More

Music | Album review – Foster the People

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Foster the People Supermodel 3/5 Riding in on the same Nu-Wave movement which carried bands like MGMT and Phoenix, Foster the People’s dance-infused indie came to the music world’s attention with the catchy ’Pumped Up Kicks’. Narrating the homicidal thoughts of a troubled youth set to an earworm of a … Read More

Food | Regional Recipes – Russian Holodets

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Russian food, much like Russia itself, is varied and diverse. But the majority is big and filling,  to satisfy the appetites of those living in harsh weather conditions. How else could you survive -30°C winters? One of the most interesting and unusual dishes is the holodets, essentially a delicious meat … Read More

Music | Paper Aeroplanes live

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Paper Aeroplanes Belgrave Music Hall 4/5 For soft, indie-acoustic numbers, there is a dangerously fine line between a truly captivating performance and a truly dreary one. Fortunately, last week’s performance at Belgrave by Paper Aeroplanes adhered almost entirely to the former. Since 2009, the Welsh duo have been writing together … Read More

Music | Album review – Arthur Beatrice

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Arthur Beatrice Working Out 3/5 Arthur Beatrice, not a solo artist but rather a quartet of school friends from London, is a band that likes to be in control. They run their own label, Open Assembly, take charge of all their own gig bookings and promotions, and have been quietly … Read More

Music | Album review – Pharrell's G I R L

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Pharrell G I R L 4/5 He’s dominated the charts, filthy rich, as popular as ever and yet Pharrell is still motivated enough to release his first solo album since 2006. It says a lot about a man who’s re-emergence has been spectacular and it says even more when he … Read More

Music | Album Review – Angel Olsen

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Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire 2/5 Angel Olsen lets her captivating and emotive voice speak for itself from the very first track of her second feature length album. The scratchy, vinyl-like vocals are distorted yet full of passion. She brings this sound through the whole album and, rather than grating, … Read More