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Barney Harsent

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Copywriter, editor, and author of Music Top 10s (Bounty), Barney is a music fanatic. He is the former host of Back and to the Left, his radio show on boxfrequency.fm, and is a surprisingly capable barman.

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Music Reissues Weekly: Mark Eric - A Midsummer’s Day Dream

In June 1969, The Beach Boys released “Break Away” as a single. A month earlier, they had announced they were leaving Capitol Records, who they...

Dune: Part 2 review - sombre space opera

Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune sequel is a sombre science-fiction spectacle that insists on the scale of cinema: erupting sandworms are Cecil B...

St Matthew Passion, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Whelan, St Patr...

After last year’s small-scale, big-impact Messiah in the Wigmore Hall, superlatives are again in order for the IBO’s performance of the...

Lisa Frankenstein review - a bitchy trawl through the high-s...

Diablo Cody’s biggest screenwriting hit was 2007’s Juno, a larky but tender story of teenage pregnancy. She’s gone back to high school...

First Person: violinist Tom Greed on breaking down barriers...

For musicians, the period from early 2020 to mid-2021 was one of great reflection, with so many questions to puzzle over. Could we satisfy the...

Album: Squarepusher - Dostrotime

Over the years, Tom “Squarepusher” Jenkinson has covered a lot of ground over three decades, from dank cellar ambience to refined baroque...

Standing at the Sky's Edge, Gillian Lynne Theatre revie...

Can there be anyone from Sheffield who has not seen ...

Anna Reid: A Nasty Little War - The West's Fight to Rev...

During the Cold War, US presidents often claimed that the West and the Soviet Union had...

Der fliegende Holländer, Royal Opera review - compellingly l...

The shadow of Nosferatu hangs heavily over Tim Albery’s powerfully austere staging of...