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theartsdesk on Vinyl 64: Chet Baker, Lava La Rue, Bob Mould,...

Things got out of hand at theartsdesk on Vinyl this month and these reviews run to 10,000 words. That's around a fifth of The...

The Underground Railroad, Amazon Prime review - a horrifying...

Many a director might have considered that televising Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad was impossible, but Barry Jenkins...

Ferry review - the making of a Dutch gangster

Success for the Belgian-Dutch crime series Undercover has led...

Romeo and Juliet, Creation Theatre online review - game vers...

There is a promising production struggling to get out of this muddled ...

Mark Watson's Carpool Comedy Club, Henley-Marlow review...

Heckling at a drive-in gig is rather pointless, don't you think? The audience, mostly listening through their car radios, will be unable to hear...

Album: Blk Jks - Abantu/Before Humans

 “A complete fully translated and transcribed Obsidian Rock Audio Anthology chronicling the ancient spiritual technologies and exploits of...

Reissue CDs Weekly: The Outsiders - Count For Something

With the Spiral Scratch EP, Buzzcocks became the first British band of the punk rock era to issue a do-it-yourself seven-inch. Everything...

Blu Ray: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Martin Ritt’s 1965 classy screen adaptation of John Le...

New York City Ballet 2021 Spring Gala online review - Balanc...

It’s official. Masks are coming off across America while theatres remain dark. Over here, theatres are about to re-open and masks must be worn. An...

Royal Northern Sinfonia, Sage Gateshead online review – a gr...

The Royal Northern Sinfonia handed its players artistic control of the programme for this livestream from the...

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