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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Warehouse Project: Simian Mobile Disco Preview

With a supposed techno-based new album coming out later this year, SMD could be bringing a heavier sound to Warehouse than they ever have before….

Warehouse Project: Maximo Park Preview

This year’s Warehouse Project starts with one of only a handful of nights featuring live bands rather than DJs. The club’s opening night on the…

Warehouse Project: Ian Brown Preview

Ian Brown is a certified Mancunion musical icon. Now seven albums down since the split of the Stone Roses, he’ll be playing his second huge…

Warehouse Project: Doves Preview

Manchester band Doves are the second live band to headline the Warehouse Project this year.  The band, who recently released their greatest hits album, have…

Music festivals round up: Glastonbury

Stevie Wonder, Muse, The Gorillaz, Snoop Dogg, Flaming Lips, The Pet Shop Boys, Fatboy Slim, Willie Nelson, LCD Soundsystem and Faithless all graced the two…

Wild Animus

Is this what authors now think we want to read/hear? I sincerely hope not because the only word I have been able to think of to describe it is “tosh”.

Bitter In The Mouth

The title of Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth comes from the protagonist’s “auditory-gustatory” synaesthesia, a rare condition that causes Linda Hammerick to literally taste the words she hears.

Inheritance of Loss

Kiran Desai’s 2006 award winning novel The Inheritance of Loss

Hotel Iris

Not one for the fainthearted, Yoko Ogawa explores exploitative sexual politics and power relations in her newest novel Hotel Iris.

Life of Pi

It has been eight years since Life of Pi was published to international critical acclaim, and won the 2002 Man Booker Prize.

Rowling vs. Bronte

An online survey of the Top Five female authors

Jump!

Cooper’s Jump!, pulls to the front of the reader’s mind the likes of Francis Drake and Julian Fellowes, as she creates a world revolving around equine activity and class-climbers.