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Thinking out loud with your body: Theatre, film, tragedy, Carson, Binoche, Antigone

I was at the Barbican at the weekend to see Ivo van Hove’s production of Antigone, in Anne Carson’s new translation of Sophocles.

No, that’s a lie. 1,260 more words

Events

Records I Return To: White Light/White Heat

And then my mind split open.

It’s difficult to go back, after hearing a record like this. You’ll know pretty quickly whether it turns you on or not, but either way you’ll know that things like this exist. 1,436 more words

Review

Do You Lack the Intelligence?!: Attempting to Understand the Value of "Smart" Music

As I’m sure you all know, Kendrick Lamar’s new album To Pimp A Butterfly was leaked last week, creating an initial overflow of excitement that slowly tapered off as thousands discovered that it held absolutely zero “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’s” or “Backseat Freestyle’s” 2,323 more words

Happenings

She can't tell the night from the day

Today I can’t get enough of The Velvet Underground song Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ today. I feel like it is speaking to my insides, to my soul, to the yet unwritten words that are doing somersaults in my bloodstream. 494 more words

Music

ALBUM REVIEW: Cross Tabou - Illusion and Paradise (2015)

By Del Chaney

California is producing some epic sounds these days, away from the mainstream tripe, and most especially in the psychedelic/shoegaze/dream-pop genres of music. One such act hails from San Jose. 612 more words

Album Reviews

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND-THE VELVET UNDERGROUND.

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND-THE VELVET UNDERGROUND.

Following disagreements about The Velvet Underground’s future musical direction, John Cale left the group. This was almost inevitable.  For some time, John Cale and Lou Reed views about The Velvet Underground’s future differed. 2,068 more words

Rock