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22/9/16 – The Beatles – Eight Days A Week – 2016

After some weeks of touring, travelling, investigating the universe from both a musical and philosophical perspective, after discovering Krakow, Warsaw, Inowroclaw, Gdynia, Sopot and Gdansk in Poland wondering about the future of Riverside after the tragic death of their guitarist Piotr Grudzinski and learning unpronounceable words. After jamming on stage with Theo Travis in Veruno and […]

Under The Skin (2013) | Pers: Scarlett Johansson | Dir: Jonathan Glazer | Ref: UND104AA | Photo Credit: [ Film4/Filmnation Entertainment/Jw Films / The Kobal Collection ] | Editorial use only related to cinema, television and personalities. Not for cover use, advertising or fictional works without specific prior agreement

3/3/16 – Gabriel Yared – 37.2°C Le Matin / Betty Blue – 1986

In 1986 when Béatrice Dalle starred in 37.2°C Le Matin or Betty Blue as it was called in English, a whole generation of arty young men fell in love. The film directed by Jean-Jaques Benieix starred Dalle and Jean-Huges Anglade in a tumultuous and passionate love affair that develops into Dalle’s character Betty descending into madness. […]

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2/3/16 – Simon And Garfunkel – Mrs Robinson / The Sounds Of Silence – The Graduate – 1967

Simon and Garfunkel’s Mrs Robinson from The Graduate (1967) released in a different single version kept Hugo Montenegro’s cover version of Ennio Morricone’s The Good, The Bad And The Ugly from the No.1 spot in the Uk in 1968. Director, Mike Nichols had approached Clive Davis at Columbia to license music for his film. Initially sceptical, […]

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1/3/16 – Ennio Morricone – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly – 1966 / Hugo Montenegro – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly – 1968 / The Hateful Eight – 2015

At the age of 87 and after composing over 500 scores for film and televison, Ennio Morricone has finally won an Oscar for the music from Quentin Tarantino’s film, The Hateful Eight. Although Morricone won an honorary Academy Award in 2007 he had never won for a specific soundtrack. He has previously been nominated 5 times: […]

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4/2/16 – Massive Attack Featuring Tricky – Take It There – Video/ Ritual Spirit EP – 2016

Massive Attack released a digital version of the Ritual Spirit EP on the 28th January to coincide with British dates that will continue into Europe in February. The EP features collaborations with London rapper Roots Manuva, UK singer Azekel, Scottish 2014 Mercury Music Prize winners, Young Fathers and heralds the return of former collaborator, Tricky on Take […]

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21/1/16 – Department S – Is Vic There? – Top Of The Pops – 1981

In an effort to gravitate towards the light-hearted, I thought that the Buffin and Overend Watts’ production of Is Vic There? – might introduce some much needed respite from the doom laden month gone by. Unfortunately, Department S had little success after their 1980 single reached No.22 in the UK charts in 1981. Between Demon, […]