Music

tinariwen – elwan

Posted by on February 8, 2017 in , ,

While many Western musicians are just coming to terms with the need to create protest music, Tuareg veterans Tinariwen have spent almost 40 years railing against assorted regimes and insurgents in the sub-Saharan region. After participating in variou ...Read More


elbow – little fictions

Posted by on February 2, 2017 in , ,

Elbow’s seventh album is their first without founding member Richard Jupp on drums – and ironically, it’s a record that’s most centred on rhythm. Without Jupp’s subtle, organic style, the remaining quartet of Guy Garvey, Pete Turner, and Ma ...Read More


run the jewels – run the jewels 3

Posted by on January 20, 2017 in , ,

While certain hip-hop stars are busy meeting Donald Trump, Run The Jewels are keeping it disobedient on their third full-length. Energised by “Killer Mike” Render’s campaigning with Bernie Sanders, he and Jaime “El-P” Meline have created th ...Read More


bonobo – migration

Posted by on January 19, 2017 in , ,

Migration, one of the central issues of our time, is a way of life for Simon Green, the British-born producer who’s moved across the world during his time recording as Bonobo. Two years ago he left New York for Los Angeles, and the city’s more re ...Read More


brian eno – reflection

Posted by on January 1, 2017 in , ,

Brian Eno’s previous ambient work, 2012’s Lux, came packaged in a bright, multi-coloured sleeve, aptly summing up its warm, aerated contents. Designed for the Palace Of Venaria in Turin, it was heavily synthesised but its tones still sounded orga ...Read More