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My Favourite Things: 2014 edition

Every year there are so many new additions to the creative world. No one could ever keep up with all of it. And this uber-consumer of popular culture products is no different. That said, I have consumed an awful lot ...

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Live and loud: La Roux

Back in 2009, I felt like I’d been transported back into the 80s. La Roux’s self-titled debut album was covered in synth, catchy beats, and electronic grooves. Almost every track on the album could have been a single – they ...

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Guts over fear: In defense of Eminem

On Tuesday, Radio 1 DJ, TV personality, and model Jameela Jamil wrote an open letter to Eminem. She is sick of his ‘misery’ music and his negative attitudes towards women, among other things. Immediately she received an onslaught of attacks from ...

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The Fat Mike Enigma: NoFX, a punk scene ombudsman

This year, renowned force of darkness – and New Jersey’s own ‘evil Elvis’ – Glen Danzig tried suing his former Misfits bandmate, the devil-locked, born again Christian, Jerry Only, for a share of profits Jerry made licensing the band’s ‘crimson ...

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Awesome Movie Soundtracks

Guardians of the Galaxy is now a certifiable hit with its opening weekend reaching $94.3 million dollars domestically. It has been critically acclaimed for its excellent script and cast managing to create a story that is both humorous and touching ...

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