Beer of the Week

25 September 2008 // Food and Drink

Mathew Clayton drinks ‘Hophead’ In 1994 the Dark Star Brewery began life in the basement of the Evening Star, a Brighton pub a stone’s throw away from the railway station. They quickly found they could not keep up with demand and moved up the A23 to larger premises on a farm just outside the village […]

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Train Driver in Eye-Liner

24 September 2008 // Music //Remembrance

A tribute concert for Nick Sanderson featuring Jesus & Mary Chain, Black Box Recorder, British Sea Power & Earl Brutus DJs. The Jesus & Mary Chain are set to headline a one-off show in commemoration of musician & railwayman Nick Sanderson who sadly passed away on June 8th of this year. The show, to take […]

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First Barbel of the Season

24 September 2008 // Caught By...

from the Kennet

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Wild Combination

24 September 2008 // Film/TV //Music

A Portrait of Arthur Russell Tickets are now available for the London showings of ‘Wild Combination‘, Matt Wolf’s acclaimed documentary on Arthur Russell. It’s on at The ICA, London, 26 Sep – 5 , 10 – 12, 18 – 19 Oct 2008. Arthur Russell was a farm boy from Oskaloosa who moved to New York, […]

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Norman Whitfield

23 September 2008 // Music //Remembrance

Bill Brewster pays his respects to Norman Whitfield, who died last Tuesday; Norman Whitfield was black music’s first auteur. His work as a studio producer, firstly at Motown where he was a staffer for over nearly 15 years and later independently, revolutionised the production of soul music. Alongside Sly Stone, a significant influence on Whitfield, […]

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