Compound The Heaviness – Ingested

Manchester's kings of Slam-infused Death Metal Ingested take a nice little day trip over to Liverpool. Naturally, Trebuchet followed suit....

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Apply Yourself & Don’t Bullshit – Hollywood Undead (Interview)

 he large padded doors were closed tight. Tthere was a serene kind of peace and the faint smell of Brut in the air-conditioned room, and I remember E began whispering in the dark, ‘All the rides...

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Drink up and Have Another. Fags all Round

Dadaists on a visit to the outbuildings of St Julien on 14th April 1921 A number of countries have passed laws which require cigarette manufacturers to show ‘denormalising’ images on their...

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Beat Zoderer’s Art Concret at Semiose, Paris

  wiss concrete artist, Beat Zoderer shows his work ‘Dans quel Mesure,’ at Semiose, Paris. Being Swiss gives this younger generation artist quite a bit to live up to. His forebears...

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Quality is King: Building a New Clothing Line

Architect turned fashion designer Lee Johnson is setting up his own brand of clothing 'Old Bull Lee'...

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Cult, It’s Joan Pope

Joan Pope uses her body to promote her religion and calls it art, you decide....

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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

That Good Night is a slightly disappointing swansong for the late John Hurt, nevertheless the actor shines in this moral quandary....

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How Do Marine Mammals Avoid The Bends?

A new study offers a hypothesis of how marine mammals generally avoid getting the bends and how they can succumb under stressful conditions....

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Are The Working Class Kept Away From The Arts?

Have you ever felt that your less then welcome in the creative industry? Check your accent!...

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Phillip Allen Body & Mind

Treading the line between the desire to create recognisable forms with a more strictly modernist painting approach, Phillip Allen has a wonderfully impure painterly style. ...

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Hey Buddy! Heads Up – Cancer Bats

Canadian Southern-fried Hardcore fiends Cancer Bats drop an indie-released album on our heads with nary a warning...

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Wrecked The Grading Curve – Home Wrecked

Sheffield Pop Punkers Home Wrecked tackle the tricky sophomore release with a fresh, mature approach in ‘Try What You Want, Just Make Sure It Works’....

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Luton Upcoming Art Location

Luton could be the place you keep your creative ambitions alive and bring them to fruition....

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Creating Utopia & Dystopia

We recreate our myths everywhere, those which are beautiful and horrifying ...

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Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

oil! said the duchess, and all the courtiers reached. Soil. The journal, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, (volume 63, 2017, issue 5)  has thought to inform its readers that there are...

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DaliParis, re-opens with Dali the Sculptor at its centre

  here are two good reasons for taking a fresh look at the work of Salvador Dalí. The first is that Matthew Collings, in his insightful television series, This Is Modern Art, and its companion...

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Feminism and the Virgin Whore: Antiporno

Fiercely lurid and often surreal, Sion Sono's tribute to Japan's Roman Porno is a whirlwind trip into sexual dichotomy....

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Five Senses Cinema to Open in London West End

A state-of-the-art cinema that engages all five senses will bring the onscreen action to life for Londoners this week....

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Newness & Nostalgia In Art

The Idea of newness is an essential part of the function of art in modern times but what does that mean and how does newness form and change? Are we all prone to long for a past that never was or a...

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Melted on my Cortex – Boss Keloid

Slow and heavy Wiganers Boss Keloid once again repudiate expectations with new full-length sonic deluge 'Melted On The Inch'...

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What Dreams May Come?

We all dream and since nobody will listen to us explain them it may be the most neglected area of our lives!...

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Aspects of Modernism & William Morris

As part of the exploration of the forming of Modernism Natalie Andrews considers the influence of William Morris via an object in the V&A....

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The Feminine in the Feminist: Women take their Life-Making skills into Contemporary Art

Camille and Nikita Kravtsov, UFO Revolution, 2018, (detail), drawing, print and embroidery t art schools in the sixties and seventies, American modernism held sway, even if French existentialism...

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Beyond Factual Ecology: Object Oriented Ontology

Hyper-objects, which are meta-objects that behave as manifest concepts. These ideas may help us to deal with the pressing issues of our time!...

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Why Do We Have Eyebrows? Finally We Have an Evolutionary Explanation

Why expressive brows might have mattered in human evolution...

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Hot News: The ‘Like Illegal Drugs’ Effects of Chilli Peppers

Man develops severe 'thunderclap' headaches after eating world's hottest chili pepper ...

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No space for the unexpected – XOR Gate

Gerald Donald's XOR Gate lands a glimpse into his vision of a machinic techno-future with new release 'Conic Sections'...

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The More Uncommon Slurs and Smears of Napalm Death

Outtakes and rarities offer a genetic glimpse into the Napalm Death machine...

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Becoming of the Avant-Garde

Modernism and the avant-garde is the theme of the second part of Natalie Andrews exploration of the epoch and its influence on our time....

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Diary of a Pop Punk kid – the team behind Pop Punk Pile Up 2018

Upstart young festival Pop Punk Pile Up take us through what their debut year has in store for the UK's Alternative scene....

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