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Top 5: Pre-Summer Warm Ups

Tara Bharadia is already anticipating the buzz of summer – and the workout that preceeds it with this weeks Top 5

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Top 5 comic books for complete beginners

Brocha Goode recommends five graphic novels and comic books for those who don’t like superheroes

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Top 5: Album Openers

Some of the best songs ever written have sat proudly at the top of their album’s track listing, after all, the opening track needs to sell the rest of the album to the listener

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Top 5: Films about food

Eat with your eyes

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Top 5: Songs to Mourn 2016

“2016 is gonna be MY year”, you said on January 1st, and chaos descended thenceforth

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Top 5: Winter Films

Films to get you through this winter

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Top 5: Songs to introduce you to classical music

Finding yourself out of the loop when your musical friends talk classical? Stuart Grantham has compiled an introduction to catch you up in no time

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Top 5: Studio Ghibli Films

Myriam’s anime picks

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Top 5: Songs About Death

With the death of Leonard Cohen, Jack Ashworth shows us the songs that have looked at the passage into ‘that great gig in the sky’ with more nuance

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Top 5: Spoken Word Songs

The concept of a spoken word song seems almost contradictory and yet these songs are arguably some of the most powerful and emotionally evocative recorded, writes Katie Shepherd.

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Top 5: Halloween dance tracks

Charlotte Ridout helps us pretend Halloween isn’t over with this selection of ghoulish tunes

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Top 5: Small record labels you should know about

Looking for new music? Ollie Clack finds the record labels with the best rosters so you don’t have to