Rivertones

30 April 2012 // Music

Announcing the first release on our Rivertones audio imprint. It’s in the shops now and it looks like this: Under Dubwood / River Theme On the A side, Under Dubwood takes a seemingly incongruous mix – the words of Dylan Thomas, the voice of Richard Burton and the studio sounds of King Tubby – and […]

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Robert Macfarlane Event

29 April 2012 // Events

ROBERT MACFARLANE ON LANDSCAPE AND THE HUMAN HEART Tuesday June 12th, 2012, The Tabernacle, London Doors open at 6.30pm. The talk will begin at 7pm and finish at 8.15pm Press release: How do the landscapes we love shape the people we are? Why do we walk? Join celebrated travel writer Robert Macfarlane for an evening […]

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Telling Stories by Tim Burgess

28 April 2012 // Books

Tim Book Vid 2 from Craige Barker on Vimeo. Review by Ben Marshall. There are many sound reasons to dread a celebrity’s memoirs, not the least of them being that celebs may be good singers, or actors or television presenters or footballers but they are rarely good writers. There are exceptions of course; the comedian […]

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Nightwalk by Chris Yates

27 April 2012 // Books

Chris Yates, at the Nightwalk book launch, Rough Trade, London, 26 April 2012. Photo by Brian Stevens. A review by Kevin Parr. Every few years someone will stumble upon a piece of cane poking from the undergrowth. They will give it a curious tug and spot the rings and whippings and realise that it’s a […]

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The Complete Humphrey Jennings Volume Two

26 April 2012 // Film/TV

The Complete Humphrey Jennings Volume Two (DVD & Blu-ray, BFI) Review by Ken Worpole. Humphrey Jennings (1907 – 1950) was a photographer, stage designer, poet and literary critic who became one of Britain’s most influential documentary film-makers, making his name with a series of government-funded black and white propaganda films during the war, the most […]

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