Day: June 1, 2017

PLAYLIST: Best of MAY 2017

PLAYLIST: Best of MAY 2017

You wouldn't know it day-to-day, but May was a pro slacker month. It's mid-tempo easiness right through this month, folks, with the exception of the Cyndi Lauper sugar of Paramore's new one, that is. Resist 'Fake Happy'. You can't. Elsewhere, we had the triumphant return of shoegaze pioneers Slowdive, who have ...

Top Five First Love Films

Top Five First Love Films

By Michael McNulty Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist - 2008 Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist may rub many the wrong way, primarily because seeing Michael Cera play yet another straight edge, hipster, sad-sack geekily fumbling through adolescence is a test of patience. But, let it test you. Nick (Michael Cera), ...

After the Storm: Film Review

After the Storm: Film Review

After The Storm is a moving, yet unsentimental portrayal of inter-generational relationships, fraught family dynamics, and the fragility of the human condition. Part time father Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) spends his limited income on gambling, instead of child maintenance, and longs to rekindle the love lost when his ex-wife (Yoko Make) ...

WATCH: Vagabon Releases Video for ‘Fear & Force’

WATCH: Vagabon Releases Video for ‘Fear & Force’

Today, Vagabon has shared a music video for "Fear & Force." NPR, who premiered the Zadie-directed video, say this of it: "The love it portrays is not interested in your labels; the world it creates is too expansive and realistic for that." Vagabon's critically acclaimed debut album, Infinite Worlds, is available for now via Father/Daughter ...

BBC Election debate: The verdict

BBC Election debate: The verdict

By The Retired Raver The eagerly anticipated leaders election debate took place tonight in Cambridge with the conspicuous and much mentioned absence of the Prime Minister Theresa May. The seven politicians including the last minute entrance of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, took their places onstage and lined up to challenge Conservative stand in Amber Rudd ...

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London’s Best New Openings – June 2017

With plenty of exciting restaurant openings constantly taking place across the Capital, we pick the best new restaurants and bars arriving in London over the coming month. Calcutta Street – Brixton Following the huge success of her first restaurant, opened in Fitzrovia last Summer, Shrimoyee Chakraborty has launched a second branch of ...