The Fouth Height and Urs Bigler bring The Crown to London

Erarta Galleries London with The Fourth Height + Urs Bigler bring The Crown to Diamond Jubilee London. The photographic exhibition is “the multicultural trash- dreaming” vision of The...

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We Are Scientists Cancel UK Shows

We Are Scientists come out with the most endearing apology of the year, involving the spectre of the ever-revolting French contribution to the planet's ghastliest foodstuffs. Due to problems with...

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Final Womad Lineup – released!

With the folk and ethnic scene becoming a greater and greater presence in UK music this year's WOMAD is looking to rule the roost with some serious heavy hitters in Hugh Maskela and Jimmy Cliff...

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Cambridge Folk Festival sets sights high!

Eclectic and expansive, as the Cambridge Folk Festival should be, the list of acts is now immense. Among the ones to look out for ar June Tabor and the Oyster Band, especially if they play that Joy...

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Kids Company: Royal Academy of Arts

Homelessness, abuse, poverty. Who do you envisage? How can they put themselves in this situation? Why don’t they just get a job like everyone else? Today’s society has become accustomed to these...

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Win your band a chance to open for Evile

Win your band a chance to open for Evile...

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Loitered Lens: Roddy Radiation

'Roddy Radiation may have played guitar in The Specials, but when you’re watching his band, the Skabilly Rebels, do Specials songs without Terry Hall, it feels more like watching a wedding covers...

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The Footlong Hotdog of the Apocalypse: Part 2

'those active in the Occupy Wall Street Movement do have jobs: Our job is to transform the present order' To dwell in the domain of the heart…is to choose to live in a dangerous...

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Period Drama: How Hollywood Misrepresents Menstruation

And if the word 'menstruation' makes you go 'Eeeewwwwww!', maybe the reasearcher has a valid point. An Australian study has criticized Hollywood's portrayal of menstruation,...

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Period Drama: How Hollywood Misrepresents Menstruation

And if the word 'menstruation' makes you go 'Eeeewwwwww!', maybe the reasearcher has a valid point. An Australian study has criticized Hollywood's portrayal of menstruation,...

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Electrick Children

Serving as first-time for both director/writer Rebecca Thomas and a lead role for Julia Garner (not bad for only her second feature), Electrick Children, while a little predictable, particularly in...

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Hubble telescope sights fifth Pluto moon

Five moons, and STILL not considered a real planet. It's enough to make a person suspect that there is some Plutonian committee based on that distant rock trying to reclaim the status it held for...

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Sarin Smoke: Vent

Recreating the gurgling dry-retches of Dawn French’s back passage during a virulent bout of random-onset dysentery using the medium of guitar feedback may seem a concept album conceit too far...

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Salute: A Tribute to Human RIghts Olympians

Wednesday 11 July, London – Gold medallists Tessa Sanderson, Denise Lewis, Dame Tanni Grey Thompson and other medal winning Olympians such as Jamie Baulch and Mark Foster will join...

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Yann Novak/Robert Crouch: Fata Morgana

Yann Novak’s last artwork, the album Presence, was an impressive tableau of ambient noise, deeply evocative and intriguing, yet desperately missing a visual element. A multimedia artist working...

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Saddlesore? Or too numb to even know?

Topical news for the day that Bradley Wiggins struts along the streets of Southern France, resplendent in the Maillot Jaune of the world’s greatest cycling race. Six hours and more perched upon...

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Lost Gardens, Lost Pleasures

The new London Pleasure Gardens erected on a wasteland site in Docklands promised much for its ‘Grand’ opening weekend at the end of a rainy June. As it turned out not much was delivered, but at...

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Films We’d Like to See

Back in the day MAD MAGAZINE ran a regular feature called ‘scenes we’d like to see’ containing entertaining comedy spoofs based on scenes from classic movies....

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Wine Intolerance: The Signs

Stumbling, hugging your best mate, vowing to 'get those bashtids' or developing a bluey-black tongue do not count as valid symptoms of a wine allergy. Around seven percent of adults suffer...

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Loitered Lens: 999

‘999 played the type of set you’d expect from fat middle aged old school punks with slightly squealy guitars. All well and good but you felt that they should be in a spit and sawdust pub in...

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Most accurate walking robot yet

Well, accurate it may be, but it depends upon who you're copying. Not exatly jello on springs, is it? A group of US researchers has produced a robotic set of legs which they believe is the first...

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The Footlong Hotdog of the Apocalypse: Part 1

´Too often people practice freedom of speech, rather than committing to the more difficult task of pursuing freedom of being’ Almost exactly ten years ago, in June of 2002, my wife and I were...

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Marxism 2012 – Kicks Off!

This years Maxism festival is a packed with speakers and events for the more politically ideologic of Trebuchet readers.  This years topics will obviously centre around the arab spring and the...

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King of the Swingers: Orang Utans Efficiency Examined

Next, scientists examine the best method for lobbing a turd at gawpers. Urban athletes show that for orangutans, it pays to sway Swaying trees is the way to go, if you are a primate crossing the...

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Tinsel Edwards & Twinkle Troughton: A Mini Retrospective

A kidnapped banker, an some escaped fairies and a body of work that has sprung from a duo of artists who’ve collaborated since childhood…. Until the 19th July, artists Tinsel Edwards...

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Website finds horny women via their reading matter

Pity those of us too superannuated to be young, free and single in the age of the app. Back in the day, discovering whether a potential female partner was in the mood for frolicsome fun was a...

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Hank3: Interview/Live Review

Most bands have enough problems getting out one album at a time. Not so for Hank 3, real name Shelton Hank Williams, also know as Hank Williams the Third, and grandson of the legendary country...

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The Shadow of an Atom: Photographed

Makes the zoom feature on your iPhone seem a little feeble by comparison. In an international scientific breakthrough, a Griffith University research team has been able to photograph the shadow of a...

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Malaria! An Academic in Africa

I never did do the conference in the end.  I’ve spent most of the last week, including all of the weekend, feeling rough as hell.  Like having bad flu but without much in the way of a...

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Trojan Records, Clarks Originals and Toddla T Collaboration

Whether Trojan records teamong up with shoe-makers Clarks originals counts as a masterstroke of brand identitification, or an inducement of harrowing post-traumatic flashbacks, really depends upon...

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