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Paulo Nutini Caustic Love

Album review: Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love

Like Howie B, Paolo Nutini is another Scotsman who’s spent half a decade perfecting his next release, and by this evidence, patience is a virtue.

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Howie B - Down with the Dawn

Album review: Howie B - Down with the Dawn

Heralded as one of the lynchpins of the ‘90s trip-hop scene, Howie B has always treated genre as a fluid concept, but even by his standards Down with the Dawn is a diverse affair.

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A scene from Fatal Attraction @ Theatre Royal, Haymarket
(Taken 12-03-14)
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Theatre review: Fatal Attraction at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

It’s not often that a writer unhappy with the ending of his film gets to change it 28 years later.

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A scene from I Can't Sing @ London Palladium. Music and Lyrics by Steve Brown. Book and Additional Lyrics by Harry Hill. Directed by Sean Foley. Choreographer, Kate Prince.
(Opening 26-03-14)
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Theatre review: I Can’t Sing at the London Palladium

It’s telling that Harry Hill’s eccentric take on ITV’s X Factor required the invention of only a handful of new characters.

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Mister Maker will be at the live show

CBeebies will be at Wembley Arena during Easter

The CBeebies will be appearing at Wembley Arena as part of an Easter tour of the UK.

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Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time

Album review: Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time

A surprising - and welcome - debut that spits out grunge, pop and electro cuts with beguiling confidence.

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Elbow - The Take Off And Landing Of Everything

Album review: Elbow - The Take Off And Landing Of Everything

The latest salvo from the unlikely heroes of stately and understated English songwriting.

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Metronomy - Love Letters

Album review: Metronomy - Love Letters

Don’t expect another slice of The English Riviera’s slick electro-pop from Joseph Mount et al. Awkward, inward... lovable?

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Paloma Faith - A Perfect Contradiction

Album review: Paloma Faith - A Perfect Contradiction

Third outing for the girl who clearly wants - and arguably deserves - more than Motown re-rubs and peppy wronged-woman rants. Maybe next time?

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St Vincent - St Vincent

Album review: St Vincent - St Vincent

Propulsive beats and surreal, attention-grabbing electro makes for a record that punches above it weight.

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Lapland - Lapland

Album review: Lapland - Lapland

Josh Mease’s introspective, ambient pop proves there’s more to Lapland than reindeer and a bearded jolly man.

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Guided By Voices - Motivational Jumpsuit

Album review: Guided By Voices - Motivational Jumpsuit

More tape-deck recordings and song scraps obscure a smattering of minor gems from the Ohio veterans.

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Sam Bailey

Win tickets to see X Factor 2014 Live Tour at Wembley Arena

You’ve watched them on your television sets now it’s time to see them live at Wembley Arena this weekend.

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Morrissey - Your Arsenal

Album review: Morrissey - Your Arsenal

The former Smiths frontman’s third LP from the early ’90s gets remastered - and kicks harder.

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The real Rachael and Lucy Danser

Old Red Lion play ‘Rachael’s Cafe’ retells how six-foot Eric turned into Rachael

As midwestern stereotypes go, Eric Wininger had it all. Living a small-town life in Bloomington, Indiana, the married father of three was a wood-chopping, motorcycle-riding churchgoer who earned his keep selling ink toner from door to door.

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The Hosts - Softly, Softly

Album review: The Hosts - Softly, Softly

Northerners’ debut strives to hit the mark with a dose of classic, orchestral retro-pop and melancholy.

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Skaters - Manhattan

Album review: Skaters - Manhattan

A New York City garage guitar band all wrapped up in the highs and lows of the city’s underbelly. But 10 years too late? Not quite...

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Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive.

Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive

David Attenborough introduces you to his favourite extinct creatures as they come alive on one magical night in London’s Natural History Museum.

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The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

World’s smallest disco to open in Stoke Newington

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

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