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November
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Zipangu Fest 2010

Rock Tanjo: The Movement 70s Live Tape November 25th 2010 Thanks to the unpredictable and unreliable London Underground what would’ve normally been a straightforward journey suddenly became a convoluted quest. Time was tight and I was already half-past late. It wasn’t looking good. When I arrived at Liverpool Street station they were only letting people [...]

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November
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The Devil And Daniel Johnston

personally I find the idea of a slightly unbalanced individual sitting in a basement recording albums on a tape recorder with a cheap keyboard somewhat inspirational, but then I’m probably in the minority. The Devil And Daniel Johnston follows the bizarre career of a truly lost soul, from precocious teen and cult performer to an [...]

25
November
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Sholay

never really been a been a big fan of Bollywood and found it a bit too kitsch. Then again my knowledge of Indian cinema is very limited and I’m always open to suggestion. Sholay on the other hand was beyond all expectations. It is long and I had to watch in two sittings, but it’s [...]

25
November
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30th Century Man

From David Bowie and Julian Cope to Jarvis Cocker and The Last Shadow Puppets, Scott Walker’s music continues to influence each new generation of song writers. Raised in the states and kick starting his career with the immensely successful pop group The Walker Brothers, Scott soon tired of his pop star image, relocated to London [...]