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That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, review

That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, review

“It’s a heroic path and it generally ends dangerously.” This epigraph by the film-maker Jane Campion on the romantic impulse is a fitting start to Kevin Barry’ [...] Read full article: That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, r...→

That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, review

That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, review

“It’s a heroic path and it generally ends dangerously.” This epigraph by the film-maker Jane Campion on the romantic impulse is a fitting start to Kevin Barry’ [...] Read full article: That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, r...→

The best new music, from Kevin Morby to Stevie Wonder

The best new music, from Kevin Morby to Stevie Wonder

Kevin MorbyWanderA modern road song with intoxicating simplicity: a riff, a harmonica and the Kansas City rocker wondering if he was “born in the wild wonder”. [...] Read full article: The best new music, from Kevin Morby to ...→

Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new base in the West Country

Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new base in the West Country

What’s the story?Legacy hotel brands have been grappling with ways to attract generation Instagram for the past decade. InterContinental has gone with Indigo a [...] Read full article: Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new...→

Google Nest Audio review: smart speaker gets music upgrade

Google Nest Audio review: smart speaker gets music upgrade

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Dirt Music review – Tim Winton adaptation falls flat despite cinematic dreams

Dirt Music review – Tim Winton adaptation falls flat despite cinematic dreams

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What does the sacred music review mean for Westminster Cathedral Choir? - Catholic Herald

What does the sacred music review mean for Westminster Cathedral Choir? - Catholic Herald

The good news is that Cardinal Nichols has been supportive of most of the conclusions of the report he commissioned into music at Westminster cathedral. … Read full article: What does the sacred music review mean f...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

The middle-aged dads have to save the universe and their marriages in a shambolic but big-hearted sequel Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf ...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously uncool, unmodern and uncynical - review

Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously uncool, unmodern and uncynical - review

In their first film since in nearly 30 years, Bill and Ted bring their ever endearing charm to this anything-goes adventure Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously ...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet adventure into middle age

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet adventure into middle age

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are joined by lookalike daughters to party on through time and save the world, with the help of Mozart, Hendrix and Louis Armstron [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet...→

JP Cooper rediscovers love of music after being forced down wrong pop path

JP Cooper rediscovers love of music after being forced down wrong pop path

Soulful star JP Cooper has rediscovered his love of music after his huge hit September Song and Perfect Strangers forced him down the wrong pop path Read full article: JP Cooper rediscovers love of music afte...→

CBSO/Rattle review — the music-making was terrific on the centenary

CBSO/Rattle review — the music-making was terrific on the centenary

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Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perfectly formed country rock songs

Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perfectly formed country rock songs

★★★★☆After two decades as Smog, American indie rock’s answer to Leonard Cohen has reverted to using his real name just as his songwriting has taken a gentler t [...] Read full article: Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perf...→

Calls for Scottish Government to review music ban after second Aberdeen nightclub closes | Press and Journal

Calls for Scottish Government to review music ban after second Aberdeen nightclub closes | Press and Journal

The boss of an Aberdeen bar said the Scottish Government's music ban was "suffocating" the city's night-time economy as the venue was closed indefinitely last [...] Read full article: Calls for Scottish Government to review ...→

Miranda Lambert will perform at the Academy Of Country Music Awards

Miranda Lambert will perform at the Academy Of Country Music Awards

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TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great Book of Ireland; The Six O’Clock Show

TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great Book of Ireland; The Six O’Clock Show

False alarms and empty threats are the fatal flaws of modern horror. Most of what now pass for scary movies are about as frightening as a gut-punch from a rubb [...] Read full article: TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great ...→

Edinburgh International Festival: Chamber Music Soundscapes week two review

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A Little Night Music review — an uplifting show despite the downpour

A Little Night Music review — an uplifting show despite the downpour

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Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitting end to the most ambitious show of the year

Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitting end to the most ambitious show of the year

Exuberant, messy and impossible to define, this 1950s fantasy-horror mash-up has defied expectation at every turn Read full article: Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitt...→

Time review – heroic dignity and high emotion in battle to free a jailed husband

Time review – heroic dignity and high emotion in battle to free a jailed husband

Sibil Fox Richardson fights for her husband Robert’s release from a 60-year sentence for armed robbery in this engaging if uneven documentary Read full article: Time review – heroic dignity and high em...→

Hotel Review: The Craigallechie Hotel in stunning Speyside whisky country

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The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay review – an extraordinary debut

The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay review – an extraordinary debut

A pandemic enables animals and humans to communicate, in a fierce and funny exploration of other consciousnesses and the limits of language Read full article: The Animals in That Country by Laura Jea...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excellent? No, it’s cringeworthy

Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excellent? No, it’s cringeworthy

★☆☆☆☆That’s it. Thank you, cinema 2020. First Tenet fails to set alight the partially reopened global box office. Then the new Wonder Woman movie flees, again, [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excel...→

Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'reassuringly familiar and laid-back'

Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'reassuringly familiar and laid-back'

Middle-aged best friends Will and Ted are warned by visitor from the future that only their song can save life as we know it, so the pair set out to seek the s [...] Read full article: Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'rea...→

Country Music Awards nominations 2020

Country Music Awards nominations 2020

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The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn review — a touching memoir from the Salt Path author

The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn review — a touching memoir from the Salt Path author

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Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From a Grown‑Up Country by John Kampfner, review

Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From a Grown‑Up Country by John Kampfner, review

One of the most famous advertising slogans in history was conceived in 1971 and sold Audi cars for decades afterwards. “Vorsprung durch Technik” means “progres [...] Read full article: Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From...→

Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror addresses racism and violence without rehashing trauma

Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror addresses racism and violence without rehashing trauma

An adaptation of Mark Ruff’s novel, set in the Jim Crow era, this 10-part series deals with both racist monsters and literal monsters Read full article: Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror ...→

That Old Country Music
by Kevin Barry, review: stories of solitude that are far from glum 

That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, review: stories of solitude that are far from glum 

It can be hard to differentiate the lonely middle-aged men, mostly living under the dour tutelage of the Ox Mountains in Co Sligo, who trudge through Kevin Bar [...] Read full article: That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, r...→

In-form Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet setting more goals for club and then country

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Lord Nelson's heroic status under review in scheme to re-evaluate UK's 'barbaric history'

Lord Nelson's heroic status under review in scheme to re-evaluate UK's 'barbaric history'

LORD NELSON'S "heroic status" is to be reviewed by the National Maritime Museum under a scheme to re-evaluate the UK's "barbaric history of race and colonialis [...] Read full article: Lord Nelson's heroic status under review...→

Kevin Macleod death: Delay in cold case review | Press and Journal

Kevin Macleod death: Delay in cold case review | Press and Journal

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TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical Music; Freddie Flintoff: Living with Bulimia; Emily in Paris

TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical Music; Freddie Flintoff: Living with Bulimia; Emily in Paris

There was a shocking moment towards the end of the first episode of Honour when Keeley Hawes read out the despicable manner in which Banaz Mahmod, a 20-year-ol [...] Read full article: TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical...→

Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, 50th Anniversary review — a young band good enough to inhabit this music

Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, 50th Anniversary review — a young band good enough to inhabit this music

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Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A mostly excellent adventure

Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A mostly excellent adventure

It’s a tale as old as time: two somewhat unfocused pals try to unite the world via a cultural artefact and, instead of buckling under the pressure, succeed. Ch [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A most...→

Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be added to quarantine list today as UK review looms

Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be added to quarantine list today as UK review looms

PORTUGAL could be removed from England's travel corridor list today in the government's weekly review. But one expert has revealed that Portugal may not be the [...] Read full article: Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be...→

Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape Maltings; Mary Bevan in Dido and Aeneas, Music at the Tower

Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape Maltings; Mary Bevan in Dido and Aeneas, Music at the Tower

At Snape Maltings real concerts to a paying public continued for a second consecutive weekend. The star attraction this time was the appearance of the London P [...] Read full article: Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape M...→

Disclosure: Energy review — music made for dancing around the kitchen island

Disclosure: Energy review — music made for dancing around the kitchen island

★★★☆☆What is the role of music made for the dancefloor when that is the very place we cannot go right now? Disclosure, aka Howard and Guy Lawrence from Reigate [...] Read full article: Disclosure: Energy review — music made f...→

TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Renaissance; Little Birds; Albion

TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Renaissance; Little Birds; Albion

If you haven’t seen Get Out, the film about a black man visiting his white girlfriend’s parents, then you may not be familiar with the concept of what I’d call [...] Read full article: TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Re...→

Lovecraft Country review: this is like nothing else — brutal and righteously furious

Lovecraft Country review: this is like nothing else — brutal and righteously furious

Lovecraft Country(Sky Atlantic)Biohackers(Netflix)Derren Brown: 20 Years of Mind Control(Channel 4)In the middle of Nashville, feasibly while hungover, I once [...] Read full article: Lovecraft Country review: this is like n...→

Lovecraft Country, episode 1, review: horrors real and fantastic in this pulpy genre homage

Lovecraft Country, episode 1, review: horrors real and fantastic in this pulpy genre homage

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The best new music, from Kevin Morby to Stevie Wonder

The best new music, from Kevin Morby to Stevie Wonder

Kevin MorbyWanderA modern road song with intoxicating simplicity: a riff, a harmonica and the Kansas City rocker wondering if he was “born in the wild wonder”. [...] Read full article: The best new music, from Kevin Morby to ...→

That Old Country Music
by Kevin Barry, review: stories of solitude that are far from glum 

That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, review: stories of solitude that are far from glum 

It can be hard to differentiate the lonely middle-aged men, mostly living under the dour tutelage of the Ox Mountains in Co Sligo, who trudge through Kevin Bar [...] Read full article: That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, r...→

Time review – heroic dignity and high emotion in battle to free a jailed husband

Time review – heroic dignity and high emotion in battle to free a jailed husband

Sibil Fox Richardson fights for her husband Robert’s release from a 60-year sentence for armed robbery in this engaging if uneven documentary Read full article: Time review – heroic dignity and high em...→

Google Nest Audio review: smart speaker gets music upgrade

Google Nest Audio review: smart speaker gets music upgrade

Louder, more bass and better sound for Google Assistant speaker made of recycled plastic bottles Read full article: Google Nest Audio review: smart speaker ...→

Lord Nelson's heroic status under review in scheme to re-evaluate UK's 'barbaric history'

Lord Nelson's heroic status under review in scheme to re-evaluate UK's 'barbaric history'

LORD NELSON'S "heroic status" is to be reviewed by the National Maritime Museum under a scheme to re-evaluate the UK's "barbaric history of race and colonialis [...] Read full article: Lord Nelson's heroic status under review...→

The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay review – an extraordinary debut

The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay review – an extraordinary debut

A pandemic enables animals and humans to communicate, in a fierce and funny exploration of other consciousnesses and the limits of language Read full article: The Animals in That Country by Laura Jea...→

TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical Music; Freddie Flintoff: Living with Bulimia; Emily in Paris

TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical Music; Freddie Flintoff: Living with Bulimia; Emily in Paris

There was a shocking moment towards the end of the first episode of Honour when Keeley Hawes read out the despicable manner in which Banaz Mahmod, a 20-year-ol [...] Read full article: TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

The middle-aged dads have to save the universe and their marriages in a shambolic but big-hearted sequel Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf ...→

Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A mostly excellent adventure

Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A mostly excellent adventure

It’s a tale as old as time: two somewhat unfocused pals try to unite the world via a cultural artefact and, instead of buckling under the pressure, succeed. Ch [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A most...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excellent? No, it’s cringeworthy

Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excellent? No, it’s cringeworthy

★☆☆☆☆That’s it. Thank you, cinema 2020. First Tenet fails to set alight the partially reopened global box office. Then the new Wonder Woman movie flees, again, [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excel...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet adventure into middle age

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet adventure into middle age

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are joined by lookalike daughters to party on through time and save the world, with the help of Mozart, Hendrix and Louis Armstron [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet...→

Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'reassuringly familiar and laid-back'

Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'reassuringly familiar and laid-back'

Middle-aged best friends Will and Ted are warned by visitor from the future that only their song can save life as we know it, so the pair set out to seek the s [...] Read full article: Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'rea...→

CBSO/Rattle review — the music-making was terrific on the centenary

CBSO/Rattle review — the music-making was terrific on the centenary

★★★★★Only one thing disappointed about this joyous celebration of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra — held 100 years, to the minute, after the orchestr [...] Read full article: CBSO/Rattle review — the music-making wa...→

Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape Maltings; Mary Bevan in Dido and Aeneas, Music at the Tower

Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape Maltings; Mary Bevan in Dido and Aeneas, Music at the Tower

At Snape Maltings real concerts to a paying public continued for a second consecutive weekend. The star attraction this time was the appearance of the London P [...] Read full article: Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape M...→

Country Music Awards nominations 2020

Country Music Awards nominations 2020

Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs and Maren Morris lead the pack for the Country Music Awards nominations which were announced on Tuesday morning on GMA. Read full article: Country Music Awards nominations 2020...→

Calls for Scottish Government to review music ban after second Aberdeen nightclub closes | Press and Journal

Calls for Scottish Government to review music ban after second Aberdeen nightclub closes | Press and Journal

The boss of an Aberdeen bar said the Scottish Government's music ban was "suffocating" the city's night-time economy as the venue was closed indefinitely last [...] Read full article: Calls for Scottish Government to review ...→

Disclosure: Energy review — music made for dancing around the kitchen island

Disclosure: Energy review — music made for dancing around the kitchen island

★★★☆☆What is the role of music made for the dancefloor when that is the very place we cannot go right now? Disclosure, aka Howard and Guy Lawrence from Reigate [...] Read full article: Disclosure: Energy review — music made f...→

Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From a Grown‑Up Country by John Kampfner, review

Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From a Grown‑Up Country by John Kampfner, review

One of the most famous advertising slogans in history was conceived in 1971 and sold Audi cars for decades afterwards. “Vorsprung durch Technik” means “progres [...] Read full article: Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From...→

TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great Book of Ireland; The Six O’Clock Show

TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great Book of Ireland; The Six O’Clock Show

False alarms and empty threats are the fatal flaws of modern horror. Most of what now pass for scary movies are about as frightening as a gut-punch from a rubb [...] Read full article: TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great ...→

Lovecraft Country review: this is like nothing else — brutal and righteously furious

Lovecraft Country review: this is like nothing else — brutal and righteously furious

Lovecraft Country(Sky Atlantic)Biohackers(Netflix)Derren Brown: 20 Years of Mind Control(Channel 4)In the middle of Nashville, feasibly while hungover, I once [...] Read full article: Lovecraft Country review: this is like n...→

Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror addresses racism and violence without rehashing trauma

Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror addresses racism and violence without rehashing trauma

An adaptation of Mark Ruff’s novel, set in the Jim Crow era, this 10-part series deals with both racist monsters and literal monsters Read full article: Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror ...→

A Little Night Music review — an uplifting show despite the downpour

A Little Night Music review — an uplifting show despite the downpour

★★★★☆“Isn’t it bliss?” When Janie Dee posed the question in Send in the Clowns there was a ripple of ironic laughter from the audience. Disrespectful? Not at a [...] Read full article: A Little Night Music review — an uplifti...→

Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitting end to the most ambitious show of the year

Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitting end to the most ambitious show of the year

Exuberant, messy and impossible to define, this 1950s fantasy-horror mash-up has defied expectation at every turn Read full article: Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitt...→

Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new base in the West Country

Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new base in the West Country

What’s the story?Legacy hotel brands have been grappling with ways to attract generation Instagram for the past decade. InterContinental has gone with Indigo a [...] Read full article: Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new...→

In-form Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet setting more goals for club and then country

It is now seven goals and two assists in nine starts for a player some foolishly feared would not be able to replicate his goal feats in the lower leagues whil [...] Read full article: In-form Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet settin...→

Hotel Review: The Craigallechie Hotel in stunning Speyside whisky country

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Dirt Music review – Tim Winton adaptation falls flat despite cinematic dreams

Dirt Music review – Tim Winton adaptation falls flat despite cinematic dreams

The film-makers have shot for profundity and lyricism to match the Australian classic, but ended up with something flavourless – and occasionally cloying Read full article: Dirt Music review – Tim Winton adaptatio...→

Kevin Macleod death: Delay in cold case review | Press and Journal

Kevin Macleod death: Delay in cold case review | Press and Journal

A cold case probe into the mystery death of 24-year-old at Wick Harbour in Caithness has been extended into the New Year – giving family hope that the case is [...] Read full article: Kevin Macleod death: Delay in cold case ...→

What does the sacred music review mean for Westminster Cathedral Choir? - Catholic Herald

What does the sacred music review mean for Westminster Cathedral Choir? - Catholic Herald

The good news is that Cardinal Nichols has been supportive of most of the conclusions of the report he commissioned into music at Westminster cathedral. … Read full article: What does the sacred music review mean f...→

Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, 50th Anniversary review — a young band good enough to inhabit this music

Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, 50th Anniversary review — a young band good enough to inhabit this music

★★★★☆Neil Young’s album Harvest may have turned him into a household name, but hardcore fans know that it was his earlier masterpiece After the Gold Rush that [...] Read full article: Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, 50th A...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously uncool, unmodern and uncynical - review

Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously uncool, unmodern and uncynical - review

In their first film since in nearly 30 years, Bill and Ted bring their ever endearing charm to this anything-goes adventure Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously ...→

JP Cooper rediscovers love of music after being forced down wrong pop path

JP Cooper rediscovers love of music after being forced down wrong pop path

Soulful star JP Cooper has rediscovered his love of music after his huge hit September Song and Perfect Strangers forced him down the wrong pop path Read full article: JP Cooper rediscovers love of music afte...→

Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be added to quarantine list today as UK review looms

Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be added to quarantine list today as UK review looms

PORTUGAL could be removed from England's travel corridor list today in the government's weekly review. But one expert has revealed that Portugal may not be the [...] Read full article: Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be...→

Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perfectly formed country rock songs

Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perfectly formed country rock songs

★★★★☆After two decades as Smog, American indie rock’s answer to Leonard Cohen has reverted to using his real name just as his songwriting has taken a gentler t [...] Read full article: Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perf...→

The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn review — a touching memoir from the Salt Path author

The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn review — a touching memoir from the Salt Path author

In 2013 Raynor Winn and her husband, Moth, were served with an eviction notice after a financial dispute with an old friend. As they desperately tried to cram [...] Read full article: The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn review —...→

Miranda Lambert will perform at the Academy Of Country Music Awards

Miranda Lambert will perform at the Academy Of Country Music Awards

Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Old Dominion and Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi will perform at the 55th annual Acad [...] Read full article: Miranda Lambert will perform at the Acad...→

TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Renaissance; Little Birds; Albion

TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Renaissance; Little Birds; Albion

If you haven’t seen Get Out, the film about a black man visiting his white girlfriend’s parents, then you may not be familiar with the concept of what I’d call [...] Read full article: TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Re...→

Edinburgh International Festival: Chamber Music Soundscapes week two review

Leading soloists and chamber musicians give specially recorded performances from The Hub, heard in the beautiful surrounds of Princes Street Gardens. Read full article: Edinburgh International Festival: Chambe...→

Lovecraft Country, episode 1, review: horrors real and fantastic in this pulpy genre homage

Lovecraft Country, episode 1, review: horrors real and fantastic in this pulpy genre homage

This ambitious but flawed mash-up of horror and history subverts HP Lovecraft's beliefs while paying homage to his creativity Read full article: Lovecraft Country, episode 1, review: ho...→

The best new music, from Kevin Morby to Stevie Wonder

The best new music, from Kevin Morby to Stevie Wonder

Kevin MorbyWanderA modern road song with intoxicating simplicity: a riff, a harmonica and the Kansas City rocker wondering if he was “born in the wild wonder”. [...] Read full article: The best new music, from Kevin Morby to ...→

Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitting end to the most ambitious show of the year

Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitting end to the most ambitious show of the year

Exuberant, messy and impossible to define, this 1950s fantasy-horror mash-up has defied expectation at every turn Read full article: Lovecraft Country finale, review: a fitt...→

That Old Country Music
by Kevin Barry, review: stories of solitude that are far from glum 

That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, review: stories of solitude that are far from glum 

It can be hard to differentiate the lonely middle-aged men, mostly living under the dour tutelage of the Ox Mountains in Co Sligo, who trudge through Kevin Bar [...] Read full article: That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, r...→

Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new base in the West Country

Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new base in the West Country

What’s the story?Legacy hotel brands have been grappling with ways to attract generation Instagram for the past decade. InterContinental has gone with Indigo a [...] Read full article: Hotel Indigo Bath review — a stylish new...→

Time review – heroic dignity and high emotion in battle to free a jailed husband

Time review – heroic dignity and high emotion in battle to free a jailed husband

Sibil Fox Richardson fights for her husband Robert’s release from a 60-year sentence for armed robbery in this engaging if uneven documentary Read full article: Time review – heroic dignity and high em...→

In-form Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet setting more goals for club and then country

It is now seven goals and two assists in nine starts for a player some foolishly feared would not be able to replicate his goal feats in the lower leagues whil [...] Read full article: In-form Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet settin...→

Google Nest Audio review: smart speaker gets music upgrade

Google Nest Audio review: smart speaker gets music upgrade

Louder, more bass and better sound for Google Assistant speaker made of recycled plastic bottles Read full article: Google Nest Audio review: smart speaker ...→

Hotel Review: The Craigallechie Hotel in stunning Speyside whisky country

In the heart of whisky and shortbread country with its beautiful bens and glens, there's a haven with warm fires and a warm welcome. Read full article: Hotel Review: The Craigallechie Hotel in...→

Lord Nelson's heroic status under review in scheme to re-evaluate UK's 'barbaric history'

Lord Nelson's heroic status under review in scheme to re-evaluate UK's 'barbaric history'

LORD NELSON'S "heroic status" is to be reviewed by the National Maritime Museum under a scheme to re-evaluate the UK's "barbaric history of race and colonialis [...] Read full article: Lord Nelson's heroic status under review...→

Dirt Music review – Tim Winton adaptation falls flat despite cinematic dreams

Dirt Music review – Tim Winton adaptation falls flat despite cinematic dreams

The film-makers have shot for profundity and lyricism to match the Australian classic, but ended up with something flavourless – and occasionally cloying Read full article: Dirt Music review – Tim Winton adaptatio...→

The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay review – an extraordinary debut

The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay review – an extraordinary debut

A pandemic enables animals and humans to communicate, in a fierce and funny exploration of other consciousnesses and the limits of language Read full article: The Animals in That Country by Laura Jea...→

Kevin Macleod death: Delay in cold case review | Press and Journal

Kevin Macleod death: Delay in cold case review | Press and Journal

A cold case probe into the mystery death of 24-year-old at Wick Harbour in Caithness has been extended into the New Year – giving family hope that the case is [...] Read full article: Kevin Macleod death: Delay in cold case ...→

TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical Music; Freddie Flintoff: Living with Bulimia; Emily in Paris

TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical Music; Freddie Flintoff: Living with Bulimia; Emily in Paris

There was a shocking moment towards the end of the first episode of Honour when Keeley Hawes read out the despicable manner in which Banaz Mahmod, a 20-year-ol [...] Read full article: TV review: Honour; Life; Black Classical...→

What does the sacred music review mean for Westminster Cathedral Choir? - Catholic Herald

What does the sacred music review mean for Westminster Cathedral Choir? - Catholic Herald

The good news is that Cardinal Nichols has been supportive of most of the conclusions of the report he commissioned into music at Westminster cathedral. … Read full article: What does the sacred music review mean f...→

Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, 50th Anniversary review — a young band good enough to inhabit this music

Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, 50th Anniversary review — a young band good enough to inhabit this music

★★★★☆Neil Young’s album Harvest may have turned him into a household name, but hardcore fans know that it was his earlier masterpiece After the Gold Rush that [...] Read full article: Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, 50th A...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

The middle-aged dads have to save the universe and their marriages in a shambolic but big-hearted sequel Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf ...→

Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A mostly excellent adventure

Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A mostly excellent adventure

It’s a tale as old as time: two somewhat unfocused pals try to unite the world via a cultural artefact and, instead of buckling under the pressure, succeed. Ch [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face The Music review: A most...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously uncool, unmodern and uncynical - review

Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously uncool, unmodern and uncynical - review

In their first film since in nearly 30 years, Bill and Ted bring their ever endearing charm to this anything-goes adventure Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music is gloriously ...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excellent? No, it’s cringeworthy

Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excellent? No, it’s cringeworthy

★☆☆☆☆That’s it. Thank you, cinema 2020. First Tenet fails to set alight the partially reopened global box office. Then the new Wonder Woman movie flees, again, [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review — excel...→

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet adventure into middle age

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet adventure into middle age

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are joined by lookalike daughters to party on through time and save the world, with the help of Mozart, Hendrix and Louis Armstron [...] Read full article: Bill & Ted Face the Music review – sweet...→

JP Cooper rediscovers love of music after being forced down wrong pop path

JP Cooper rediscovers love of music after being forced down wrong pop path

Soulful star JP Cooper has rediscovered his love of music after his huge hit September Song and Perfect Strangers forced him down the wrong pop path Read full article: JP Cooper rediscovers love of music afte...→

Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'reassuringly familiar and laid-back'

Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'reassuringly familiar and laid-back'

Middle-aged best friends Will and Ted are warned by visitor from the future that only their song can save life as we know it, so the pair set out to seek the s [...] Read full article: Review: Bill and Ted Face The Music 'rea...→

Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be added to quarantine list today as UK review looms

Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be added to quarantine list today as UK review looms

PORTUGAL could be removed from England's travel corridor list today in the government's weekly review. But one expert has revealed that Portugal may not be the [...] Read full article: Portugal warning: Country 'surely' to be...→

CBSO/Rattle review — the music-making was terrific on the centenary

CBSO/Rattle review — the music-making was terrific on the centenary

★★★★★Only one thing disappointed about this joyous celebration of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra — held 100 years, to the minute, after the orchestr [...] Read full article: CBSO/Rattle review — the music-making wa...→

Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape Maltings; Mary Bevan in Dido and Aeneas, Music at the Tower

Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape Maltings; Mary Bevan in Dido and Aeneas, Music at the Tower

At Snape Maltings real concerts to a paying public continued for a second consecutive weekend. The star attraction this time was the appearance of the London P [...] Read full article: Classical review: LPO/Pappano at Snape M...→

Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perfectly formed country rock songs

Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perfectly formed country rock songs

★★★★☆After two decades as Smog, American indie rock’s answer to Leonard Cohen has reverted to using his real name just as his songwriting has taken a gentler t [...] Read full article: Bill Callahan: Gold Record review — perf...→

Country Music Awards nominations 2020

Country Music Awards nominations 2020

Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs and Maren Morris lead the pack for the Country Music Awards nominations which were announced on Tuesday morning on GMA. Read full article: Country Music Awards nominations 2020...→

Calls for Scottish Government to review music ban after second Aberdeen nightclub closes | Press and Journal

Calls for Scottish Government to review music ban after second Aberdeen nightclub closes | Press and Journal

The boss of an Aberdeen bar said the Scottish Government's music ban was "suffocating" the city's night-time economy as the venue was closed indefinitely last [...] Read full article: Calls for Scottish Government to review ...→

The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn review — a touching memoir from the Salt Path author

The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn review — a touching memoir from the Salt Path author

In 2013 Raynor Winn and her husband, Moth, were served with an eviction notice after a financial dispute with an old friend. As they desperately tried to cram [...] Read full article: The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn review —...→

Disclosure: Energy review — music made for dancing around the kitchen island

Disclosure: Energy review — music made for dancing around the kitchen island

★★★☆☆What is the role of music made for the dancefloor when that is the very place we cannot go right now? Disclosure, aka Howard and Guy Lawrence from Reigate [...] Read full article: Disclosure: Energy review — music made f...→

Miranda Lambert will perform at the Academy Of Country Music Awards

Miranda Lambert will perform at the Academy Of Country Music Awards

Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Old Dominion and Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi will perform at the 55th annual Acad [...] Read full article: Miranda Lambert will perform at the Acad...→

Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From a Grown‑Up Country by John Kampfner, review

Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From a Grown‑Up Country by John Kampfner, review

One of the most famous advertising slogans in history was conceived in 1971 and sold Audi cars for decades afterwards. “Vorsprung durch Technik” means “progres [...] Read full article: Why the Germans Do It Better: Notes From...→

TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Renaissance; Little Birds; Albion

TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Renaissance; Little Birds; Albion

If you haven’t seen Get Out, the film about a black man visiting his white girlfriend’s parents, then you may not be familiar with the concept of what I’d call [...] Read full article: TV review: Lovecraft Country; African Re...→

TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great Book of Ireland; The Six O’Clock Show

TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great Book of Ireland; The Six O’Clock Show

False alarms and empty threats are the fatal flaws of modern horror. Most of what now pass for scary movies are about as frightening as a gut-punch from a rubb [...] Read full article: TV review: Lovecraft Country; The Great ...→

Lovecraft Country review: this is like nothing else — brutal and righteously furious

Lovecraft Country review: this is like nothing else — brutal and righteously furious

Lovecraft Country(Sky Atlantic)Biohackers(Netflix)Derren Brown: 20 Years of Mind Control(Channel 4)In the middle of Nashville, feasibly while hungover, I once [...] Read full article: Lovecraft Country review: this is like n...→

Edinburgh International Festival: Chamber Music Soundscapes week two review

Leading soloists and chamber musicians give specially recorded performances from The Hub, heard in the beautiful surrounds of Princes Street Gardens. Read full article: Edinburgh International Festival: Chambe...→

Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror addresses racism and violence without rehashing trauma

Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror addresses racism and violence without rehashing trauma

An adaptation of Mark Ruff’s novel, set in the Jim Crow era, this 10-part series deals with both racist monsters and literal monsters Read full article: Lovecraft Country review: Sci-fi horror ...→

Lovecraft Country, episode 1, review: horrors real and fantastic in this pulpy genre homage

Lovecraft Country, episode 1, review: horrors real and fantastic in this pulpy genre homage

This ambitious but flawed mash-up of horror and history subverts HP Lovecraft's beliefs while paying homage to his creativity Read full article: Lovecraft Country, episode 1, review: ho...→

A Little Night Music review — an uplifting show despite the downpour

A Little Night Music review — an uplifting show despite the downpour

★★★★☆“Isn’t it bliss?” When Janie Dee posed the question in Send in the Clowns there was a ripple of ironic laughter from the audience. Disrespectful? Not at a [...] Read full article: A Little Night Music review — an uplifti...→