And Blow Us a Kiss
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It is Halloween today. While the air abounds with the trilling laughter of children and the turn-the-lights-off silence of homeowners who pretend they're not in at trick or treat hour, and whilst thousands and thousands of people debate whether you can just dress up as anything for a Halloween party or if you have to be a scary thing (and if so: just add fake blood), we are talking films. [read more]
After 10 minutes in the company of Hannah and Colette Thurlow I've become slightly paranoid that the sisters are hiding something from me. It's not that they are evading my questions, although there are a few polite rebuttals here and there, it's because they are so different from what I had imagined. [read more]
They say don't work with children or animals, but this 'they' are not aware of the 405's obsession for all things cat-related. Mathew Parri Thomas spent an evening with Jack Cooper (Mazes, Ultimate Painting) and his incredibly photogenic cat (read: total flirt), Tobi. This is what happened. [read more]
Here are a few recommendations for anyone feeling dizzy from the sheer volume of Icelandic acts to check out - from cosmic art-pop to oddball disco to dreamy soundscapes to chaotic rock 'n' roll to a full symphony orchestra - there's a rich musical menu on offer at Airwaves '14. Most will play several shows - one official festival show, and at various "off-venue" daytime gigs - so there'll be multiple chances to check them out. [read more]
Semibreve Festival is a weekend dedicated to 'exploratory electronic music', a genre I knew little of nothing about. To the uninitiated, my closest description would be 'the place where music meets art'. Here are the 5 things I learnt about exploratory from visiting the festival.. [read more]
Mathew Parri Thomas spent some time with The Antlers at their recent Hackney Empire show in London, and if you fancy it (which we assume you are, as you're on this page), you can check out a full gallery of their time together right here. [read more]
London lass Sarah Tanat-Jones, aka Synaesthete, raised pulses and warmed hearts this summer with her thundering, disco-infused debut LP, Array. Hinting at her combined drumming and vocal talents (she's also a professional illustrator), Array came in the form of a beautifully painted, techni-coloured picture-book. [read more]
"It was received really well, and we were grateful for that, but there was too much pressure on us from every angle, really. We had managers at their time who were on our backs; they didn't get that we just weren't ready for certain things. They were bringing labels down to talk to us really early on, and it freaked us out." [read more]
This week, FKA twigs released one of the best music videos of 2014. No, it's not the long awaited video for album cut 'Pendulum'. In fact the reality is, it's not a music video at all. It is, in fact a commercial for Glass - Google's flagship piece of wearable tech looking to break new ground having made something of a soft launch earlier in the year. [read more]
This is a curation of music that I've been listening to lately, ranging from playful pop remixes to heavier trap beats. Many of these tracks are produced by people I'm honoured to call my friends who have greatly inspired me in my own work. I hope you will enjoy listening to this mix as much as I did making it! [read more]
Mathew Parri Thomas went Behind The Scenes with A Winged Victory For The Sullen at their recent London show (well, the second of their two shows at the iconic concert hall) - and it seems he spent his allotted time pretty damn well. Just look at those cinemagraphs! [read more]
Phil Smithies went Behind the Scenes with the fantastic Death From Above 1979 at Electric Ballroom in London. Check out the beautiful photo gallery right here. [read more]
Flore Diamant went Behind the Scenes with Pale at their sold out show at The Shacklewell Arms. The photos are absolutely stunning. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. [read more]
We wanted to have a leisurely conversation with Woolhouse about Songs and thought that an interesting way of taking our time with it would be to conduct our back-and-forths via Twitter, as and when. [read more]
Stream the live set that Clas Tuuth played at Ruby's Dalston and get to know the man behind the music through our interview with this up-and-coming producer.
Classic 1950s horror is evoked in this black-and-white short film for Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks.
The colour, darkness, and dynamic intensity of the track is matched by this brightly intense video.
Thanks for the nightmares, David Firth.
Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, brought it all.
Gottfrid Warg, co-founder of torrent site The Pirate Bay, is facing 3.5 years in prison not for copyright theft, but for hacking and stealing files.
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