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Saatchi & Saatchi is to move east from Soho to a new landmark office on the former site of the celebrated Turnmills nightclub in Farringdon, ending months of uncertainty for London’s best-known advertising agency.

Pop/Jazz album reviews

Ani DiFranco `Up Up Up Up Up' (Righteous Babe) While not as commercial as last year's Little Plastic Castles, DiFranco's 10th album in nine years, a live, meandering effort, should keep her fans satisfied. And, for those that bought the Alanis Morissette album and were disappointed, check out DiFranco now! HHH

Clubs; Club of the week: The End'sthird birthday @ the end

Three years of The End has meant three years of top-level clubbing for the capital. Since its inception Mr C and Layo have guaranteed Londoners innovative promotions. It's no coincidence that both Sasha and Fatboy Slim made this club the headquarters for their musical invasion.

The waiter who won't get out of bed for less than pounds 1,000 (and other ways to milk the Millennium)

There may be more than 12 months to go before midnight on 31 December 1999 but if you haven't already been invited to the party to end all parties, let's face it, you won't be. There is, however, an alternative to staying in, watching television and inventing resolutions for the next millennium. You could go to work.

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Pop: Sleeves Notes

The House Our Youth 2000 campaign run by the NCH Action for Children charity was launched on Monday at the Ministry of Sound to celebrate the release of the Streetwise triple album.

Hedonism rules; for this funk soul brother

A nervous breakdown and bankruptcy haven't stopped ex-Housemartin Norman Cook becoming the hottest DJ in the UK. Karen O'Brien meets the infamous 'Fatboy Slim'

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1 (-) Three Lions 98 Baddiel/Skinner/Seeds Epic

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It may not yet be wise to cast your clouts, but Tobias Jones says it's not to soon to think about getting in some new CDs for the steamy days ahead. Here are his recommendations

Sometimes it's hard to be a C&W fan...

...but mix in a few dance tracks with your country and western and you can hold your head up again. Oliver Bennett samples a happy musical hybrid

Music: Pop: As if by magic the shopkeepers appeared

It could be a pop fairy tale. Cornershop's "Brimful of Asha", their effortlessly infectious three-chord jewel, rises without trace to sink the Titanic pomp of Celine Dion and go straight to Number One. Except that it isn't true. Cornershop have been plugging away since 1992, first as agit-pop angry young men, publicly burning images of Morrissey for his alleged flirtation with neo-Nazism.

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This one runs Skint, the label that (via a Sony mega-deal) is set to take British dance music to the world

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