Shepherds Bush Empire, London
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Tuesday 06 July 2010
"Alternative-folk", "freak-folk", even "psych-folk" are expressions that have been used to describe the Texan-born singer Devendra Banhart and his band The Grogs. But at Koko, it became clear that the group, part of the New Weird America movement, has morphed into a very different beast from the quirky, folky hippies who produced Cripple Crow in 2005.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
David Beckham and Hollywood star Jackie Chan will be the final guests as Jonathan Ross bows out from his BBC1 chat show, it was announced today.
Wednesday 07 April 2010
It was Nick Clegg who fired the starting gun. Straight into his foot. It was 7.30 and no one was there because only drug addicts, brokers and political activists are up at that hour.
Sunday 21 February 2010
Is this really a Groove Armada record?
Sunday 10 January 2010
The wealth of sublime music produced in Ethiopia in the 1970s (before a military junta stopped the party) seems to have no end.
Monday 07 December 2009
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Leading Italian lifestyle brand Brioni has launched a limited-edition fragrance to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the house of Brioni.
Sunday 26 April 2009
Hell, aka Helmut Geier, was one of the prime players in the early Noughties electroclash scene.
Saturday 14 March 2009
Saturday 07 March 2009
How does Gordon Brown keep going? How does he manage to get out of bed and face the troublesome day? What does he hope will happen to change the political weather in the 15 long months he intends to hang on as Prime Minister for?
Friday 19 September 2008
Otis Ferry, the son of the rock star Bryan Ferry, was remanded in custody yesterday, accused of perverting the course of justice by trying to discredit a witness in a robbery and assault trial.
Wednesday 20 February 2008
Tuesday 12 February 2008
The pro-hunt campaigner Otis Ferry – son of the singer Bryan Ferry – was cleared of criminal damage yesterday after snatching the car keys of two paparazzi who were pursuing the actress Sienna Miller.
Friday 27 May 2005
Tuesday 24 May 2005
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 3 Driving while dehydrated can be just as dangerous as drink driving, study suggests
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales
- 5 One Direction: Louis Tomlinson launching his own record label, has already 'signed two acts'