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Tip For The Top: Shred Kelly

With electric crescendos and folk tinged anthems, Shred Kelly is known for their high energy live show which is set to tour the UK very soon. Over three albums and countless tours, the five British Columbians have developed their signature sound by taking inspiration from the mountains where they hail from and the people who [...]

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The Dangers Ahead

“The Pinter Theatre was packed to the rafters on 2 October 2018 in high anticipation of a major event. We were there to witness a very special occasion: a performance by Mark Rylance of Harold Pinter’s 2005 acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature, which he titled Art, Truth and Politics. Sir Mark Rylance [...]

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Let The People Decide

Businesswoman Gina Miller has launched a national campaign to “END THE CHAOS” of Brexit by publishing “unspun facts” so people can decide for themselves what they want to happen next.
Announcing the movement in Dover, she said “political infighting” and other “bitter” tensions rising from the debate had “mired” the country. She hopes the “light of [...]

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The Secrets of Piano Solo-III

Chilly Gonzales On THE SECRETS OF SOLO PIANO-III
The first secret that, you may not know, is that all three SOLO PIANO albums begin in the key of D minor (plays). On SOLO PIANO-I it was ‘Gogol’ (plays). On SOLO PIANO-II it was ‘White Keys’ (plays). And on SOLO PIANO-III it’s ‘Treppen’ (plays). Treppen means steps [...]

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Thelonious Monk Tapes Emerge

Thelonious Monk - ‘Mønk’
Lost Thelonious Monk live recording from 1963 due for first-ever release on 28th September via Gearbox Records
News of a previously unreleased recording by any of jazz’s ‘holy trinity’ is a reason to get excited. Now two have come along in the space of a few months, for hot on the heels of [...]

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The Best Movie Soundtracks

Z. Music By Mikis Theodorakis. 1969
Even the greatest films ever made could not survive intact without a soundtrack. It could even be said that with a great film comes a great soundtrack and visa versa. The film’s music has to work in reflecting mood, anticipating danger, emphasising love and hate, help build to a climax [...]

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