What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition...– Andy Warhol
Imperialism didn't end. These days it's known as...
….. The bid for power, oil and spheres of influence that Bush and Blair launched in Mesopotamia, using the traditional camouflage of the civilising mission; the colonial war still being fought in Afghanistan, 199 years after the Great Game began; the global policing functions the great powers have arrogated to themselves; the one-sided justice dispensed by international law. All...
LT: So I guess when Spector was formed you guys were already pretty experienced considering Les Incompetents and Ox. Eagle. Lion. Man?
Fred: We’ve all had musical experience; everyone had been in a band on and off. We were more experienced in playing in bands than playing instruments. We were just all young people who knew that the most important thing about being in a band was saying you were in a band, and the songs....
LT: When did you guys realize you would work as a band and it all fitted together?
Fred: I knew it would fit together before we had even got together. It was a complete vision! It was one of those things that was like ‘what do we have to do to make this work’. So we had to find everyone that was the right fit- like building a car, you don’t put a car wheel on it, because you know what you are looking for! As a lover of bands I thought I knew what it would take to make a band, and here we are!
(full interview and others: http://justanothermagazine.wordpress.com/2012/05/15/interview-spector/)
If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after...– James Dean
The number of musicians who died at 27 is truly remarkable by any standard....– Charles. R. Cross
Festival Review: Live at Leeds (5th May 2012)
Showcasing the finest mix of indie music throughout the city. 100 plus artists brought energy and an enormous crowd to the venues across the city and into Hyde Park. Celebrating its six year, the North’s alternative to The Camden Crawl is a must see. With tickets of an honest price, there is no reason to be missing this, especially with such big name headliners. 2013, yes please! ...
Film Review: Marley
‘All talent in Jamaica comes from Trench Town’, Bob Marley. The face you see on t-shirts, in far-stretched foreign lands and represented on posters throughout the world, isn’t the face that is reincarnated in “Marley”. It may be the face of the man who brought reggae to the world, but after watching the 2012 documentary-film you know what he was remembered for, and why...
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