poetry

We Will Not Be Lovers – Hennessey

Dark Electro-pop with a epic vocal turn. In 2020 it appears electroclash has been given a shot in the arm. Hennessey - We Will Not Be Lovers. Video Exclusive....

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Uncommon Errors, Quiet Faces in the Screaming Crowd

Trebuchet talks to SiKth's Mikey (Mikee) Goodman on creating visions in sound....

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Adam, ‘Ad ‘Em: Science Asks What Makes Poetry Work

What gives poetry its aesthetic appeal? ...

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Requiem4Grenfell – Images and Verse

Scenes of community, hope, defiance and care from the wreckage of Grenfell...

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Where is the Duende? Frack Language, Frack Self

When we frack language, we tear apart the core of self...

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Words, Phrases and Sentences: The Connective Tissue of Humanity

Poets strive to map the beauty and terror of existence. You have never been alone....

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Have An Imaginative Christmas

Famine, War, Greed. We can fix this. Just add a more rigorous imagination....

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Blasted Feminism: Group X, Wyndham Lewis, and Women

Not one to court populist acclaim, Wyndham Lewis looked upon feminism with a mixture of admiration and scorn...

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We Are Infinite Song: Consolations of the Soul

As 2016 enters its final phase, remember: we are as much infinite song as we are earthen flesh...

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Wyndham Lewis, Grayson Perry, David Baddiel and Masculinity

With power comes reponsibility, as Wyndham Lewis (and Spiderman) knew well. Art is power, not voyeurism....

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Mantra for Fulfilled Living: Battling distraction, addiction and domination

Be weak, for strength in a violent world is an ignoble tool...

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When All is Dark, Have Faith in Night

By a poetic descent into the underworld, one is confronted with truths that only can be revealed in darkness....

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Of Short Cinema and Semiotics: PoetryFilm

PoetryFilm: image, text and sound techniques in very experimental forms...

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Tonight! Punk, Poetry, Politics: Mike Doughty, Hoxton Underbelly

Mike Doughty hits the stage at the Underbelly, Hoxton, tonight....

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The Carnival of Consumerism and its Tawdry Trinkets

How sensation replaces experience in the Late Capitalist Empire...

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Powerlessness, Anxiety and the Political Tides: A Coping Strategy

We build a structure of false consciousness… that we, often, mistake for our convictions, and tragically mistake this dismal dwelling for the whole of existence....

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Small of Stature, Great of Nature

The diminutive are spurned, scorned, defamed and relegated to the margins....

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Does the Devil Have the Best Tunes?

Passion at every level, from personal trauma, hit and run thrill and love, to the way the world is moving: its cruelty, its pains and pleasures....

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Language games across the checkmate of infinity

These are not really poems, that's why I put the word poem in inverted commas in the title. ...

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Every myth is a memory, formed through complex layers of tellings through time.

OE: Orpheus and Euridice: For the next half an hour music and poetry weaved in and out of each other in a richly discursive mesh of words and sounds, sometimes obscuring and at other times refining...

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Scott Laudati : Hawaiian Shirts in the Electric Chair [Poetry]

Between the suburbs and the city, and all that they stand for in Laudati's oeuvre, there is the ever-present fear not of age itself, but of fading away rather than burning out...

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Tom De Freston : The Charnel House [Book]

One of the major successes of de Freston's imagery lies in the fantastically delicate positioning of the horrible and the harrowing with the everyday...

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The Spit of Me [Theatre]

The Spit of Me is poet and performer Dzifa Benson’s personal quest to explore the story DNA has to tell us about identity. ...

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Tsunami Coast : Poetography

Sri Lanka, 2014 - poem and images by Julio Etchart...

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Veracity of Soul and Materialist Reductionism

a person who believes they have no soul is as dangerous to our besieged planet, in their own way, as one who is out to save the soul of others...

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Imagination in a Soulless Age

Often a collapse, a breakdown, a depression—some sort of unsolvable crisis is required before the soul's message is heard. ...

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Seamus Heaney Tribute : London Irish Centre

The Irish community in London gathers to celebrate the life and work of the great man....

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Lydia Lunch Part 2: Allies, Enemies and Joe Rogan.

If you ever stick around after one of my shows the amount of hugging that goes on is insane. I’m Mother fucking India! ...

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Con-artist. I have respect for that (Lydia Lunch)

I do feel that it is a calling, to be a mouthpiece for some individuals that just feel they’re screaming and no sound is coming out....

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Of Grief and Hope

Climate chaos. Dying oceans. The degradation of U.S. corporate/militarist empire and the concomitant collapse of the global, neoliberal order. Our child will be born into a world where there will be...

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