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Review: Amour

  Honesty is the best policy, right? I’d always thought being brutally honest was better than prettying up the truth with bells and whistles, but after watching Michael Haneke’s latest film, Amour, I’m not so sure anymore. There’s one thing I am sure of, however: the German auteur doesn’t let his …

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Review: Amok by Atoms for Peace

  Atoms For Peace are one super supergroup. It consists of Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Radiohead’s producer Nigel Godrich, drummer for Beck and R.E.M. Joey Waronker, and Brazillian percussionist Mauro Refosco. Despite touring together since 2009, the band only released their debut album, Amok, on …

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René(e)gades of funk!

 Why Large Music Festivals Suck  Warning: may contain annoying niche pop-culture references that offer no explanation. More “will” than “may”, really.  I don’t want to be a betrayer of my generation, I know some nifty people of my vintage that make me extremely proud to be a Gen-Y-er, but be …

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A Very Playful Column Indeed

  Somebody once said that these would be the best years of our lives. Uni years. I’d like to say that if were the case, I’d probably say goodbye right now. I’m sure that many of you would be able to relate to the three-jobs, full-time-study, family-in-another-city situation. Throw into the …

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