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Thomas H Green

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Thomas writes regularly for the Daily Telegraph and Mixmag. He has been a consistent presence in the UK dance music media since the mid-Nineties and has also written more broadly about music and the arts elsewhere. He has written one book, Rock Shrines, with another on the way. An ageing raver, he’s still occasionally to be found in nightclubs as dawn approaches.

Articles by Thomas H Green

CD: Barbra Streisand - Partners

When a person approaches a Barbra Streisand album, they would be a fool to go in carrying the same expectations as with, say, the forthcoming collaboration between experimental frontiersmen Scott...

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CD: Simian Mobile Disco - Whorl

For their fourth album Simian Mobile Disco - AKA London producers James Ford and Jas Shaw – have taken electronica to the Joshua Tree. The area in the South Californian desert where Keith Richards,...

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CD: Roni Size - Take Kontrol

Bristolian Roni Size was a leading light among Nineties drum & bass originals. By 1997, like many of his contemporaries, he was feted by the media as an artist about to supernova, to lead pop in...

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Morton Valence - Left

Morton Valence are a band that have “cult” written all over them, one to be adored by literate sorts and bedsit weirdos (and Plan B, apparently). They’re a five-piece from London who write story-...

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CD: Neon Jungle - Welcome to the Jungle

Neon Jungle are a manufactured band consisting of four visually striking young women aged between 17 and 21. They have supported Jessie J in concert and, according to their press release were "were...

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CD: Jungle - Jungle

London duo Jungle are to be commended for their desire to stay away from predictability. The result of their falsetto-voiced, twinkly alt-pop mission has been plenty of attention in the right...

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CD: Klaxons - Love Frequency

Klaxons are a great band. They’re also a brutal example of how a great band can make the wrong decisions and scupper themselves. Their Mercury-winning debut album Myths of the Near Future not only...

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CD: Plastikman - EX

Plastikman's return filled many a techno geek with trepidation. DJ Richie Hawtin’s alter-person toured a spectacular live show in 2010, successfully proving he could hold his own in a world ruled by...

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theartsdesk Q&A: Guitarist Hank Marvin

Hank Marvin (b 1941) was born Brian Rankin in Newcastle. At 16 he and his school friend, fellow guitarist Bruce Welch, headed for London to seek their fortune as musicians. They quickly found work at...

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CD: Kasabian - 48.13

What sometimes gets lost in the great blur of testosterone and hype surrounding Kasabian’s public image is that a decade ago they released a self-titled debut that’s one of the most exciting albums...

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DVD: The Wolf of Wall Street

It’s stockbroker Goodfellas, basically. If you enjoyed Scorsese’s pacey, flashy, beautifully shot ensemble gangster flicks, Goodfellas and Casino, there’s little doubt you’ll enjoy this. Here the...

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Brighton Festival Final Weekend - with the Family

Sitting outside Mrs Fitzherbert’s, the pub named after George IV’s notorious mistress, nursing a pilsner top and a packet of peanuts on a sunny Saturday afternoon, the world is a benevolent place...

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David McCandless, Brighton Dome

David McCandless gave the organizers of the Brighton Festival a surprise. Given that the evening is a talk by a data journalist, rather than the latest, hot rock band riding into town, the intention...

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CD: Jah Wobble presents PJ Higgins - Inspiration

A little early, this review, as the album’s not out until Monday 2nd June, but if you take a look, everyone from 50 Cent to Clean Bandit has something out that week, so let’s have a listen now or it...

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Talk to the Demon, Brighton Dome

One of the mottos made famous by internationally renowned chocolatier Willy Wonka was: “A little madness now and then is relished by the wisest men”. Perhaps it’s a quotation that Belgian...

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Kelis, Brighton Dome

When Kelis first walks onstage in a shimmering blue ball dress, a gigantic mane of black hair falling down her back, gay men all about me in the circle seats spring to life, some veering into “Go...

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