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Music | Album Review – Beck

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Beck Morning Phase 4/5 There has been a six year gap between Beck’s latest album, Morning Phase, and his last, Modern Guilt. Such a hiatus would suggest that the singer-songwriter has been leading up to something of some magnitude, and the new album is indeed very different to its predecessor. … Read More

Music | Album Review – Wildbeasts

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Wild Beasts Present Tense 4/5 After releasing three albums in four years, the Kendal four-piece put on the brakes for their latest endeavour, Present Tense; the result is a record that taps tastefully into contemporary culture. By avoiding matter of fact observations and responding with a set of emotive and … Read More

Music | Album review – Planningtorock

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Planningtorock All Love’s Legal 5/5 Almost simultaneously with the German Winter Olympic team’s multicoloured entry into the Russian national stadium, gender-bender Planningtorock (Jam Rostron) has released her new album All Love’s Legal. With various gay marriage laws being altered, or in some cases reinforced, the issue of homophobia is extremely … Read More

Music | Album Review – St. Vincent

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St. Vincent St. Vincent 5/5 St. Vincent doesn’t take selfies. It’s hardly believable, one might think, while gazing at her latest self-titled album’s cover and locking eyes with Annie Clarke sitting on a throne, looking like she’s about to invade another planet. “It makes me feel empty inside to take … Read More

Music | Album Review – Lo-Fang

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Lo-Fang Blue Film 4/5 There is a fine line between making the most of your talents and simply throwing everything you know at a project and hoping it sticks. With a classical training in cello, violin, bass, piano and guitar, and songs written whilst travelling to places like Bali, Cambodia … Read More

Music | Little Comets Live

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Little Comets The Cockpit 4/5 Little Comets play the kind of kitchen-sink indie that refuses to believe 2005 ever ended, all jaunty guitar riffs and anthemic choruses; their gig tonight at the Cockpit showcases the uncomplicated fun of a good ol’ indie sing-along. By the time the four Geordies are … Read More

Food | Chorizo baked fish

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I love fish and one of my vivid memories as a child was when we used to bake fish on a fire wrapped in soaking wet newspaper. The flavours created from cooking the fish in its own juices are out of this world. My current mission to get my fish-phobic-chorizo-addicted … Read More

TV | Freeview Flicks of the week – From Heath Ledger to Zombies

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There’s always a wide selection of great films available on Freeview and seeing as staying in is the new going out, TV presents the ideal opportunity to catch up on what you might have missed in the cinema. Plus, it saves you spending your student loan on DVDs and rentals. … Read More