We’re loving Younger Brother here at the Barometer – which is why we’re particularly pleased to be kicking off The Independent’s brand new music blog by exclusively hosting their third album ‘Vaccine’ for a full week before its official release.
Its been around for a couple of days but this YouTube clip already has more than 2.7 million views. Once Ted Williams starts talking you’ll see why. There are already numerous campaigns to help get Ted off the streets and find him an outlet for his unique talent, with some suggesting CNN have already offered [...]
The Old Blue Last – one of east London’s top pub/music venues – is celebrating its 310th birthday this week and is inviting readers of The Independent along to the celebrations.
This week’s Culture Club focuses on the seventh instalment of the Harry Potter series; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.
This week’s Culture Club focuses on Lisa Cholodenko’s witty Californian comedy ’The Kids are All Right’.
In The Independent on Sunday, our film critic Jonathan Romney suggested that, contrary to many modern films, ‘The Kids Are All Right’ ventures into a kind of intelligent feel-good humour, with the audience not deriving comedy from the fundamental awfulness of its characters for [...]
This week’s Culture Club focuses on Let Me In – the American remake of acclaimed Swedish vampire movie Let The Right One In.
This week’s Culture Club will now discuss Bob Dylan, Bootleg 9: The Witmark Demos.
This week’s Culture Club focuses on the ever-controversial Turner Prize. This year’s shortlist may feel like a sensible, grown-up collection of artists over 40 but that hasn’t diminished the debate surrounding it.
“As a premise, a biopic about the founder of an internet service sounds, at best, like a niche, straight-to-video affair. Perhaps the greater surprise is that, regardless of your investment in the website, this is a genuinely captivating tale.”
Branded “a work of fiction” by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, The Social Network was destined to spark debate regardless of its box office success.
In Friday’s Arts & Books review Anthony Quinn found the film to his liking, enjoying the film’s cinematic qualities but suggesting it could have delved further into Facebook’s erosion of personal privacy.
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