Earlier this year I received a lovely EP by a lady named Clara Moto. Her music varied from soft and ambient, to energetic and more dancefloor-orientated – it was great to have a collection of tracks that were so diverse yet held together by a very definite style. Clara grew up in Austria, where music was an intrinsic part of her life, taking jazz and piano studies at an early age – at 21 she began DJing and soon started making her own music. With her second album ‘Blue Distance’ (a name inspired by Sylvia Plath), I had a quick chat with her…
In the last year alone, JME has won the Lord of the Beats producer contest, featured on a top 3 hit alongside Wiley and Skepta with Can You Hear Me? and been named as one of the UK’s most influential tweeters
Making a name for himself firstly on the UK rap battle league ‘Don’t Flop’, now Lunar C is showing how much potential he has with the release of his EP, Good Times and Dead Brain Cells. He has had some major achievements, peaking at #2 on the iTunes chart and already releasing a song with the incredible James Arthur.
Ripper Street is a testosterone-fuelled ride but this week the ladies of the East End took centre stage.
Downton’s darkest series to date concludes with broken hearts, spurned lovers and new mysteries. Business as usual, basically. In a finale as full of sumptuous costumes as it is melodrama, the various storylines that have dominated this series are brought to a close, setting up plenty of material for the show’s fifth series in 2014.
If the Nollywood celebrations and Singaporean-style night market don’t get you out and about this wonderfully eclectic weekend, then we reckon the new Hip Hop’N’Bowl night, the return of the Experimental Food Society or a glimpse into a post-apocalyptic world might just do the trick…
EAT & DRINK: Experimental Food Society Spectacular Exhibition, Truman Brewery, Ely’s [...]
The days when DJs risked neck and shoulder injuries hauling stacks of vinyl to and from clubs may be long gone—with laptops loaded with mp3s and vinyl emulation software such as Serato having replaced the record bag—but a strong affection for those 12-inch black discs still exists among a sizeable number of the DJ and music collecting fraternity.
The comedy of manners that is Breathless becomes more of a tragedy this week, as events cause everyone’s mask to slip, even that of top man Mr Powell (Jack Davenport).
In this week’s episode, the Grim Reaper takes a back seat to allow the conflicts between our band of not-so-merry survivors to take centre stage.
This penultimate episode of Downton Abbey’s fourth series is packed full of the tangled, complex social and emotional troubles we’ve come to expect. Unlike some of the instalments halfway through this series, almost everyone is in some state of turmoil this week, and the nation’s favourite period drama looks set to deliver a superb, tearjerker finale, if this is anything to go by.
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