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Sinead O’Connor – How About I Be Me (And You Be You)

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

There’s a quote, from an article that Germaine Greer wrote back in the 70s,which springs back in to my mind continuously when listening to certain albums: “When Joshua fit the Battle of Jericho the walls came tumbling down. That’s revelation. The holy Ghost talking. So it can be done. The way to crack a mirror or shiver […]


Existential wanderings – Ane Brun talks to TMO

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

‘I think I’m mostly inspired by emotional and existential topics, either my own or people around me’, muses Ane Brun, the Norwegian songstress as she reflects on everything from poetry in politics to racism and fantasy collaborations. Having recorded nine albums since her debut album Spending Time with Morgan in 2002, it’s fair to say that […]

The difference between a cow and a sheep – the British Sea Power interview experience

Friday, July 1st, 2005

The horror, the horror. We fall out into Arezzo’s football stadium, yet to cool from the day’s intense heat. Shell-shocked and lost for words. Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the British Sea Power interview experience. It starts with the introductions, which are perhaps the most comprehensible element of the encounter. Yan, the singer, dressed with […]