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December
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Idiocracy

Mike Judge is a genius, it has to be said. His first breakthrough was the highly misunderstood Beavis And Butthead: a cartoon show on MTV that openly parodied MTV viewers as psychologically deficient morons, represented by Beavis And Butthead who spent most of each episode watching MTV and commenting on how bad and stupid its [...]

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December
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The Wenlock Arms: A Tribute

From the middle of the Black Rock Desert to the basement bars of Osaka, I’ve drunk in a lot of strange places with a lot of strange people but I can honestly say that nothing compares to an evening at The Wenlock Arms. A reasonable stroll from Old Street Station and just off Sheperdess Walk [...]

5
December
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Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band / Trout Mask Replica

Anything in life that’s worth having will always be a challenge and “Trout Mask Replica” by Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band is no exception. Produced by the great Frank Zappa in 1969 and originally released on his own Straight/Bizarre label, “Trout Mask Replica” has to be one of the most joyfully demented albums to [...]

5
December
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The Isley Brothers / 3+3 / Go For Your Guns

3+3/GO FOR YOUR GUNS ISLEY BROTHER OVERVIEW The Isley Brothers are one of the few bands in the world who can actually call themselves true soul survivors. From Doo-Wop to Hip-Hop they have managed to transcend the boundaries of genre by embracing various different styles of music and making them their own. From the birth [...]