Day: March 9, 2015

We need to talk about guitar music

By Declan Roberts (@Declanmr) There has been much talk lately of guitar music’s fall from grace, the genre supposedly fading in popularity as its one cutting edge grows dull. I however look at it in a completely different light. 2015 has an impressive roster of records coming out that look ...

Bistrò by Shot to open in Parson’s Green

By Jonathan Hatchman Following the success of Shot Espresso and the recently opened pizza and ice cream parlor - Ice & Slice, the team behind these two ventures will be opening a brand new 40-cover restaurant; Bistrò by Shot in Parson’s Green next week (March 19th). Headed up by accomplished ...

Legal Protection

Legal Protection from Domestic Violence

Domestic violence will affect 25 per cent of women and 17 per cent of men in their lifetime ranging from physical abuse to sexual, emotional or financial abuse, but what legal protection do people have against it happening to them? In order to make these options clear Laker Legal has ...

ECC

English Cricket – Rock bottom

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport As Bangladesh seamer Rubel Hossain castled James Anderson, it put the final nail in England’s World Cup coffin.  One win in five matches.  They were completely thrashed against Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka, comprehensively outplayed against Bangladesh ...

Record Review: Will Butler – Policy

By Alex Jones Part of the Arcade Fire family, Will Butler may not have been your first guess for which member of the nine strong indie legends would stray into solo territory. Then again, there’s so damn many of them, any bet would’ve been an outside one. The bassist/keyboardist/percussionist takes ...

Coalition Battlegrounds Drawn

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic Certainties are few and far between in this year’s General Election, but there are two things that can be said with relative comfort; we will have a hung Parliament, and SNP will take the majority, if not all, of Labour’s stronghold seats ...

Catch Me Daddy – Film Review

By Sam Inglis  @24fpsUK  24fps.org.uk Catch Me Daddy begins slowly, drawing a portrait of separate lives, all of which seem to be lived on the margins of society. As the first half hour runs on we see that we're following two sides of a story; a criminal gang and the ...

’71 – DVD Review

By Anna Power @TLE_Film '71 is a darkly disturbing, intensely evocative, riveting portrayal of a young soldier's experience of war, in the bitterest of conflicts, that of the Northern Ireland troubles. Jack O'Connell (Starred Up) is rapidly emerging as the actor of his generation with his elliptical, highly emotive performance ...

Leviathan – DVD Review

By Anna Power @TLE_Film Andrei Zvyagintsev's Leviathan is a tale of rot and corruption in modern day Russia that is as brittle and barren as the skeletal Whale carcass beached on the shore of this remote northwestern Russian town. Unforgiving and relentless, the film’s darkness is offset by exquisite raucous ...