Tag : LSi

Music | Album Review – Illum Sphere

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Illum Sphere Ghosts of Then and Now 4/5 Once we have confronted the Ghosts of Then and Now there is only dread. Fear for what is yet to come, the ghosts of later, if you will. It’s this dread that drives much science fiction, by accepting our world now as is, a future is … Read More

Music | Interview – Mø

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The last time LSi caught up with Danish indie-electronic artist MO it was October, she was supporting Aluna George at the Cockpit and had just released her debut E.P ‘Bikini Daze’. Now, four months later, she is on the brink of releasing her full length debut album and is bringing her headline tour to … Read More

Books | People in the photo – A page turner full of secrets

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Say what you will, Hélène Gestern writes a good page-turner. Narrated in the epistolary form (and translated form the original French), the novel follows the correspondence between the two characters of Hélène and Stéphane, as the former starts to uncover the secrets of her family. Hélène places a newspaper advert … Read More

Music | Basia Bulat Live

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Basia Bulat Belgrave Music Hall 4/5 Upon arriving at the Belgrave, I expected to witness a girl sing and play an acoustic guitar, but I was pleasantly surprised to find that Basia Bulat is a woman of many talents, switching between four equally weird electro-instruments during the set. This was … Read More

Music | Album review – Tinariwen

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Tinariwen Emmaar 4/5 Desert Blues masters Tinariwen are perhaps the most Rock n’ Roll band there is; they are true rebels. Having actively experienced reality-affirming political situations in their home country of Mali, and recently being chased and arrested (guitar in hand) by the militant Islamist group Ansar Dine for … Read More

Food | Peckish – Caramelised Red Onion, Rosemary and Goats Cheese Tart

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With Spring almost here, what better way to celebrate than to abandon the heavy, filling meals that take hours to make and cook up a refreshing Caramelised Red Onion, Rosemary and Goats Cheese Tart. Ingredients For the potato base 2 baking potatoes 2 tbsps olive oil 2 tbsps of dried rosemary … Read More

Interview | Nick Helm

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He’s charmed us on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, but now comedian Nick Helm has made his way onto BBC Three’s new sitcom Uncle. LSi talks bellies, Eurovision and, of course, Uncle. We all have those moments in life where we wish we had been a little bit … Read More

Features | Online Dating – Great or not?

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It’s Valentine’s Day, that time of year when being single is no longer the paragon of excitement and opportunities it’s usually made out to be. In an age of technology, we’re plunged into the virtual world in a quest of love, but is it a good or a bad thing? … Read More

Music | Album Review – Broken Bells

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Broken Bells After the Disco 3/5 Collaborations are often exciting. Just think of James Blake and Chance The Rapper cruising in a convertible car, chanting about life. However, in this particular case it’s something a bit more conservative and time-tested, yet thrilling at first blush nonetheless. Broken Bells are an … Read More

Music | Shigeto Live at Belgrave Music Hall

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The night of Wednesday, January 29th presented quite the arrangement of what one could call airy, tasteful music. Belgrave Music Hall has much character of its own, setting the stage for an intimate yet dynamic music experience; its wood-laden floors and quirky seating arrangements achieving the aura of a dim, … Read More