thu 02/12/2021

Douglas McDonald

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Film festival chiefs the world over have been having a tricky time...

The Courtauld Gallery - the old place, just better

The Courtauld Gallery’s dark corners have gone, and with them a certain apt melancholy, that effortlessly summoned the ghosts of Gauguin’s ...

Hedvig Mollestad, National Jazz Scene, Oslo review - watch o...

The opening moments don’t suggest what’s coming. A solo flute is followed by a few spoken phrases from a treated voice. What’s being said? It’s...

Feng, CBSO, Wilson, Symphony Hall Birmingham review - effort...
As the conductor of English National Opera’s 2018 production of Porgy and Bess, there can’t be many maestros in the UK who can...
Album: DJ Harrison - Tales From the Old Dominion

The Californian label Stones Throw has long specialised in inseparably folding together the most profound and most wilfully foolish Black American...

Paul Weller, Barrowland, Glasgow review - Modfather holding...

There was a brief lapse in this lengthy set when Paul Weller...

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn review - viral venom in Bucha...

Though sexual hypocrisy in modern-day Romania is the ostensible target of Bad Lack Banging or Loony Porn – a...

theartsdesk on Vinyl 67: Squid, The Beatles, Beach Riot, Bla...

The first of two December round-ups from theartsdesk on Vinyl runs the gamut from folk-tronic oddness to...

Album: Deep Throat Choir - In Order To Know You

Although it’s indirect, the overall feel of In Order To Know You points to where...