Steve Gunn with Erik Heestermans (drums) and Tommy DenNys (bass) @Cafe oto, London, November 2014 ©Anna Bajor-Ciciliati

Ways of The Master: Steve Gunn

There is a bright new star on the musical firmament worth keeping a very close eye on. So far known to a broader audience mostly as former touring member of Kurt[ . . . ]

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Musical releases. Part 1: J Mascis

This time, let’s talk about music. There is no way to deny that the subject has been recently given relatively little coverage on this blog. This is to be blamed on[ . . . ]

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Jarmusch revisited

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that the British Film Institute is the London’s temple of cinema. Its vast archives satisfy even the most refined tastes. If you happen[ . . . ]

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And the winners are…

The film awards season has just come to an end. It was an exceptionally fruitful cinematic year, rich in productions satisfying even the most refined tastes. Films by younger talented[ . . . ]

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Playing Solitaire. Mark Lanegan at the Union Chapel

So much has been happening in London in the last few weeks that it would be virtually impossible to register it all. There was the London Film Festival, then the[ . . . ]

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Spring in Music: Records not to be missed

The last few weeks brought two important musical releases. The first one comes from the prolific guitarist and pioneer of the NYC new-wave scene, Thurston Moore, a legend in his[ . . . ]

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Lighting candles in a daze

It has been exactly 19 years since Kurt Cobain, one of the most influential musicians of the modern era, committed suicide. To many music lovers all over the world 5th[ . . . ]

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Human factor

That Dave Grohl, the drummer of Nirvana and frontman of Foo Fighters, is a restless creature is no news. “I am busy but sleep is overrated. You know, I have so much energy and I don’t even do[ . . . ]