Day: 20 April 2022

Interview: Alfie Templeman on ‘Colour Me Blue’, mental health and Mellow Moon

Alfie Templeman has only just turned 19, but already counts seven EPs, a mini-album and soon his debut album Mellow Moon under his belt. Alongside these feats, he was shortlisted in BBC’s Sound of 2022 list, is self-taught in approximately 11 instruments, has perfect pitch as well as a surplus of 700 songs sitting on his…

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Interview: Mimi Webb on ‘House On Fire’, fashion, firetrucks and her Australian tour

If you’re on TikTok, it’s highly likely you’ve come across Gen Z sensation Mimi Webb. She’s the 21-year-old British protégé who spent her teenage years honing her vocal talents at the esteemed The BRIT School (past pupils including Adele, Jessie J, and Amy Winehouse), before turning to the juggernaut app to share her music as…

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Film Review: The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is a love letter to the force that is Nicolas Cage

In the lead-up to the release of The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Nicolas Cage spoke of the countless VOD titles he had littered his filmography with over the last decade-or-so – film choices made primarily to pay off serious debt – with a positive tongue.  Whilst such trashy thrillers as Inconceivable, Trespass, and Left…

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Moonlight and the Pearler's Daughter

Book Review: High seas rescue in the far North of WA in Lizzie Pook’s Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter

Lizzie Pook’s debut novel, Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter, takes us to the fictional pearling town of Bannin Bay in the North of Western Australia. The year is 1896, and those who own fleets of pearling luggers – those such as Eliza Brightwell’s father – rule the town. But when Eliza goes to meet her father…

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First Impressions: A messy script doesn’t serve The First Lady, but Michelle Pfeiffer sure does!

As Gillian Anderson states – under a set of prominent teeth that appear almost caricaturish in their imagery as Eleanor Roosevelt – being a first lady isn’t a job, it’s a “circumstance”.  Such a circumstance, it would seem, that Showtime thought it only fair to showcase the women behind some of the most powerful Presidential…

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Eric Terino

Interview: Eric Terino talks about his new album Innovations of Grave Perversity

Eric Terino is a singer-songwriter based in the New England region of America. He has just released his third album, the beautifully haunting Innovations of Grave Perversity. The album, which errs towards the folkier end of the genre spectrum, features a whole host of sonically interesting instruments, and musicians from around the world.  To celebrate…

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Mama Roux

Guest Playlist: Mama Roux share the tracks that influenced their debut single “Big Fuss”

Mama Roux are a three-piece ‘garage’ rock band from the outskirts of Amsterdam. The trio, made up of Maarten (drums), Patrick (bass), and Lukas (guitar), have not long released their debut single “Big Fuss”.  The single, the first from their forthcoming eponymous EP, is a satisfyingly explosive blend of garage and blues rock. It’s raw,…

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