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On my stereo this week: The Blackheart Orchestra, Tracy Chapman and Echo Del Tusker.

The Blackheart Orchestra – Sebastian. Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Pilkington, the multi-instrumentalist duo from Manchester, who perform as The Blackheart […]

Today in History: Laika, the first dog launched into space to orbit the Earth.

Russian cosmonaut, Laika, was the first dog launched into orbit on the Soviet satellite Spuntik 2 on November 3rd 1957, less […]

Australian tour interview with Hawksley Workman.

Hawksley Workman is my kind of guy. Why I mention this is because, even though both of us are relatively […]

On my stereo this week: ‘The Ride’ by Joan As Police Woman.

Joan Wasser began her musical apprenticeship playing piano and violin at a very early age. But in her late teens […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator speech.

In 1938, Charlie Chaplin set to work on his first talking film that would ridicule the German tyrant Adolf Hitler. […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Nothing Else’ by Angus & Julia Stone.

I have a bit of a soft spot for Angus & Julia Stone. I won’t go on and on about […]

Interview with Canadian dark rock band Unveil.

Canada rocks! Why? Because Canada has produced some of the best rock acts worthy of my attention. It’s a big […]

On my stereo this week: Lana Del Rey, Little Rêd & Wang Chung.

Lana Del Rey – Mariners Apartment Complex. When I heard Lana Del Rey had released two new songs a few weeks […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Casablanca (1942).

There is nothing new that I can honestly add in the praise of Casablanca, arguably one of the greatest films ever made. […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Dodge City (1939).

I was always going to run into some trouble choosing a late 1930s Warner Bros. film to include in this […]