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Record Reappraisal: John Lennon — Plastic Ono Band

Nick Jeyarajah looks back on John Lennon’s solo debut, a painful and raw record that establishes a new identity for the former Beatle

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Record Reappraisal: Ryo Fukui — Scenery

A retrospective on a masterpiece: Jack Greeney explores why everyone should know about one of jazz’s finest albums, but so few do

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TV Binge: Life on Mars

Our pick for what to watch this Welcome Week is the Manchester-set 70s crime drama Life on Mars

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Flare, there, everywhere

Kirsty Marsh on the trend that’s flaring up all over the fashion world

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Trend report: SS15

Not sure what to wear as the weather starts to warm up? Sarah Kilcourse is here to help

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Beauty tutorial: 70s Disco

Warning! Not for wallflowers and shrinking violets, this bold look is pure Studio 54 on the Sunset Strip!

Taxi Driver (1976)

Top 5: 70’s Soundtracks

Ant Cornish gives us his top 5 sounds of the seventies