Jack Riley is Head of Digital Audience & Content Development for The Independent, i and the Evening Standard.
06 August 2010 12:00 AM
Were it possible to make a guitar effect that brings to mind Pacific mist cascading on to a beach of stoned Californian slackers, anyone could sound like Best Coast. But as it is the LA three-piece fronted by 22-year old Bethany Cosentino are peerless in the field of vibrant, scuzzy Americana, showcasing a lo-fi charm that has propelled them, appropriately, into the affections of Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore among many others.
16 July 2010 12:00 AM
Take the world’s most popular undead actor and the worst member of the cast of Lost, throw in Pierce Brosnan’s impression of a Wall Street banker imitating Vito Corleone and what do you get? Very little, it seems, as this lightweight romantic drama depicting the tangled lives of two New York students goes to show.
11 June 2010 12:00 AM
It's once more into Wonderland with Tim Burton's attempt to give the children's classic a makeover for the 3D age.
04 June 2010 12:00 AM
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24 May 2010 12:00 AM
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13 May 2010 12:00 AM
04 May 2010 12:00 AM
Indie kids are singing in the rain
19 April 2010 12:00 AM
Bright outlook for the rain man
31 March 2010 12:00 AM
Lightning strikes and Sheffield steel
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