"Sam's free!" they shouted down their phones as the news came in.
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Monday 23 January 2012
An exhibition of new work by Gary Hume sees him exploring the natural world in his usual pared-back, objective way
Friday 15 July 2011
Thursday 14 July 2011
Wednesday 08 June 2011
A police officer assaulted a French tourist in London after spotting him urinating in a bush, a court heard yesterday.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Two members of a murderous gun gang were jailed for life today for the murder of an innocent 16-year-old girl shot dead when a tit-for-tat revenge hit went wrong.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Wednesday 16 March 2011
Wednesday 16 February 2011
It's sobering to realise that Mogwai have now been on the scene for 15 years. No longer the Blur-baiting noisenik upstarts, they're probably now the elder statesmen of the entire post-rock movement, and they have the pattern baldness to match.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
Wednesday 26 January 2011
The musical new year is still in hibernation, the increasingly choreographed and grating hype for fresh acts standing in for any real action. Denmark's Treefight for Sunlight have taken the opportunity to play a week of London club shows, and support gigs with New York's mighty The Walkmen. Their self-titled debut album, due next month, is dipped in West Coast warmth, and this fresh-faced quartet, barely out of their teens, exude health and hope.
Friday 21 January 2011
Tonight an ensemble of 25 actors and musicians will embark on a stamina-busting, 50-hour improvised comedy soap-opera, the appropriately named Studio 50. This troupe of hardcore performers will be joined by 30 guest artists to help turn Hoxton Hall in London's Shoreditch into a New York nightclub hosting the 1977 World Disco Dancing Championships.
Friday 31 December 2010
It's a gloomy world that Rachel Kneebone has created at White Cube. The walls are painted in shades of grey, dark and brooding in the downstairs gallery and paler upstairs, the paint streaked in rain or tears. Kneebone makes extremely complex, delicate porcelain sculptures that teem with confusing, writhing tiny body parts arranged like urns or wreaths: a leg here, a penis or vagina there, and twisting forms that look as though they could be vines or spinal chords. Pieces of bodies in a horrific jumble. The sculptures are at times hideous visions that present bodies in states of fear, sadness and horror.
Tuesday 07 December 2010
This year was always going to be a good one for The Drums. The 'next Strokes', as they have lazily been labelled, were the winners of the NME Philip Hall Radar Award 2010, an accolade picked up by the likes Glasvegas in the past. The gong is awarded to the band tipped for success in 2010, and it was right on the money.
Monday 15 November 2010
Maybe you think you haven't heard of Jason Lytle.
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