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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Album review: La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Everyone’s favourite bequiffed dance-pop delight is back - and giving it both barrels on this sophomore LP.

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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Album review: Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

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Dj Monki

Preview: Lovebox, Victoria Park, July 18 and 19

This weekend will once again see Victoria Park turn into a fully-blown festival for 48 hours as Lovebox comes back to town for the tenth time.

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Honeyblood - Honeyblood

Album review: Honeyblood - Honeyblood

Kicking tunes that balance raw garage-rock elements and heaps of emotion from this female duo.

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Sebastien Tellier - L'Aventura

Album review: Sebastien Tellier - L’Aventura

The esoteric French wunderkind takes a new, tropical tack on his electro-adventure.

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Lewis Watson - The Morning

Album review: Lewis Watson - The Morning

Singer-songwriter with broad appeal and a bagful of tunes? Step forward, Mr Watson.

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Robert Henke - Lumiere

Lasers taught to dance in Robert Henke’s Lumiere

Berlin sound artist and producer Robert Henke is bringing his latest audiovisual performance to the Barbican. Using a software developed and controlled by Henke, Lumière features three white lasers drawing objects, seemingly floating in space, while the data used to produce the shapes is transformed into music.

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Example - Live Life Living

Album review: Example - Live Life Living

Example treads water on this glut of imagination-free club anthems.

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Remember Remember - Forgetting The Present

Album review: Remember Remember - Forgetting The Present

Third LP is an engrossing ensemble effort that pushes post-rock into pleasant new territories.

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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Album review: La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Everyone’s favourite bequiffed dance-pop delight is back - and giving it both barrels on this sophomore LP.

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Helen McCrory as Medea

Theatre Review: Medea at the National Theatre

It’s an ‘unthinkable’ crime, yet all too fathomable in Carrie Cracknell’s electrifying production.

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Mark Gatiss arriving for the final performance of the Monty Python Live (Mostly) show at the 02 Arena in London.

Doctor Who and Sherlock mastermind Mark Gatiss on Peter Capaldi, Britishness and the film that changed his life

Since he last graced these pages in the suspenseful aftermath of Sherlock’s second series, the snowballing success of the BBC drama has seen Mark Gatiss become one of the most coveted minds in television.

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