The decision was made after evidence showed the amount of torrenting by Dutch users had not gone down
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Wednesday 03 August 2011
The 'Two and a Half Men' season premiere will feature Charlie Harper's funeral.
Friday 01 July 2011
The former Divine Comedian's latest project is an engrossing concept album about water, evoked in its various elemental states across a five-part suite bookended with a brief orchestral torrent supplanted by the resonant ringing of Tibetan temple bowls.
Thursday 26 May 2011
For most bands, the microphone is the focal point of a show, the vessel through which lyrics can be sung and thanks given. For the Texan band Explosions in the Sky, however, it is little more than a distraction. Used for a brief hello and goodbye, the mic stands on one side while the four-piece tear through a set filled with emotions and ideas for which words seem insufficient.
Friday 10 December 2010
This latest set from Californian DJ/rapper Tom Shimura shifts restlessly between styles, from the Tom Tom Club-ish electro-funk hip-hop groove of "Kontrol Phreak" to the more Earth, Wind & Fire-flavoured soul of "Coulda Woulda Shoulda", but doesn't lose its sense of unity thanks to Shimura's delivery, which blends urgency with a languid, throwaway manner.
Friday 25 June 2010
Back in the late Sixties, when Western pop culture was turning paisley, something similar was happening in Peru, paralleling the Tropicalismo movement revolutionising Brazilian music.
Sunday 20 June 2010
Moray's elision of folk and pop is self-conscious but increasingly confident, as if the further he gets from the source, the more he enjoys riding the river of song.
Thursday 22 April 2010
A town that was split in two after a bridge was washed away by floods has been brought together again for the first time in five months.
Wednesday 24 March 2010
Tuesday 02 February 2010
Ukraine's Yulia Tymoshenko relished a solo performance on television last night, heaping insults on arch foe Viktor Yanukovych after he shunned a prime-time debate with her ahead of a presidential run-off.
Saturday 02 January 2010
2010. It sounds so futuristic, doesn’t it? And given the torrent of hi-tech tricks coming our way this year, it looks like we’ll be playing with the toys of tomorrow today (well, some time in the next 12 months at least...) Motioncontrol will finally be at our fingertips, whatever console we use.
Friday 01 January 2010
Everyone's favourite Australian improvising trance-jazz trio return with a piece supposedly named after an industrial suburb of Sydney best known for its prison.
Thursday 08 October 2009
Global Gaming Factory X AB, the small Swedish software firm that planned to buy popular file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, says the takeover now looks "uncertain."
Friday 02 October 2009
Beginning with a bloody duel and the deathbed marriage of one of the combatants, this torrent of a biography sweeps the reader along in a scarcely credible story that maintains its hectic pace for the next 400 pages.
Sunday 27 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
Don’t look at this list if you want to believe that the Internet is feeding a hunger for a deeper kind of learning. The 10 books most downloaded on BitTorrent (a free file-sharing application) this year do not include titles by Victor Hugo or Emily Brontë (or even Dan Brown or J.K. Rowling).
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