Tag : oli walkden

Feature – Wire 10 Year Anniversary Weekend

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The importance of the underground cannot be stressed enough. All art forms and social movements are a product of the context they find themselves in. But as well as mirroring the era, they serve to act it out, and instigate change. What happens when violent hegemonies form and hope begins … Read More

Weekly Chart – Oliver’s Picks

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Candi Staton – Do Your Duty / Evidence – Pepe Bradock Remixes (Honest Jon’s) When you put disco’s biggest voice together with house’s most revered producer, you get something sensational. No wonder it’s been re-pressed. Side A has a nosebleeding build up that vehemently refuses to drop, while side B … Read More

Musical Moments – Editors’ picks of 2014

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In 150 words, the Music and Clubs editors recall their favourite musical moments of 2014, ranging from Massive Attacks‘ set at Glastonbury, Klock and Dettmann at Dekmantel, to Ben Frost‘s performance in Utrecht.  Andrew: It was the last after-party at Dekmantel, and I was struggling. I’d been up more than forty … Read More

The Music Of Burt Bacharach at Leeds Town Hall

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“It makes you proud of the city. They don’t build things like this anymore,” says an elderly man gazing up in wonder at Leeds Town Hall’s magnificently decorated ceiling. He’s right. Architecture is on its arse. And this issue is analogous to a problem in popular music too: so many … Read More