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Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes

Sep 17, 2012

The new Flying Lotus album 'Until The Quiet Comes' is due to drop officially on 1st October and if it's like any of his previous releases it's worth buying blind. The release of Until The Quiet Comes is accompanied by a short film directed by Kahlil Joseph and is very special indeed: More information on the album and the various...

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4th Brazilian Film Festival of London

Sep 14, 2012

The Fourth Brazilian Film Festival returns to London between September 21st and 25th.  The festival is a rich and comprehensive edition of the last year’s Brazilian cinema panorama. This years event will be held at Odeon, Panton Street.  For full information on the event and films head over to the official website.

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King Crab Reggae Selection by Frankie Francis

Sep 13, 2012

The gentlemen at Sofrito - namely Hugo Mendez and Frankie Francis - constantly turn out superb mixtapes (as well as superb parties in London).  This one is no exception.  Here, Frankie draws on his stellar selection of vintage unreleased dubplates and heavy 45s from JA for a serious session of roots, rocksteady and ska with a dose of dubwise and a special nod...

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Paradise 5th Birthday Party with Norman Jay, Prince Fatty & Hollie Cook

Sep 11, 2012

As part of their 5th Birthday celebrations, The Paradise in Kensal Green (London) present an evening of Good Times with Norman Jay and our own Prince Fatty, Horseman & Hollie Cook, all in aid of Kids Company. Tickets in advance are £8 and allow you to jump the queue.  Tickets on the door will be available at the same price....

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New Brazilian vinyl re-issues from Salvador Trio and Johnnny Alf

Sep 07, 2012

Three new Brazilian vinyl re-issues landed this week - two from Salvador Trio and one from Johnny Alf.   Both Salvdor Trio LP's are - in our honest opinion - essentials for fans of 'that' classic, heavy Brazilian bossa jazz sound; deep, sonically huge and rhythm-heavy.   Individual information via the links below: Salvador Trio - Tristeza Salvador Trio -...

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Sight & Sound Greatest Films Poll 2012

Sep 07, 2012

Once a decade Sight & Sound asks critics to select the Greatest Films of All Time. "We’re proud that, thanks to its longevity and critical reach, this poll has come to be regarded as the most trusted guide there is to the canon of cinema greats, not to mention a barometer of changing critical tastes. Famously, Citizen Kane topped our...

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Dovzhenko's War Trilogy boxset

Sep 07, 2012

Alexander Dovzhenko is one of the great visionaries of the 20th Century.  Having previously released three of his major works Zvenigora, Arsenal and Earth, we are now delighted to have assembled a boxset to highlight this 'War Trilogy'.  Together these films chronicle the transformation of Dovzhenko’s native Ukraine from a pastoral feudal society to an industrialized communist state. Full information on the boxset can...

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Brazilian Independence Day and World Music Day

Sep 06, 2012

Brazil became an independent country on September 7, 1822, following three centuries of Portuguese hegemony.   It is also Brazilian World Music Day.  The event, which has been organised by Becó Dranoff and Bob George at the ARC in New York, is designed as a worldwide celebration of Brazilian music. The ARC are at the centre of proceedings, launching a...

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Santa Sangre UK cinema dates so far

Sep 06, 2012

Confirmed Santa Sangre UK cinema dates are as follows: 14th Sept - Cambridge Film Festival, CAMBRIDGE 21-27th Sept - QFT, BELFAST 26-28th Sept - Curzon, LONDON 21-22nd Sept - Hackney Picture House, London 26 Oct - 2 Nov - ICA, LONDON 17-18 Oct - Quad, DERBY 27th Oct - Hype Park Picture House, LEEDS 18th Oct - Eden Court, INVERNESS 22nd Oct - Filmhouse, EDINBURGH Additional dates will...

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US version of The Shining set for a UK release

Sep 04, 2012

Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece of modern horror is widely considered to be the most terrifying movie of all time. Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, this tale of a family man and would-be writer (Jack Nicholson) going mad as winter caretaker of the cursed Overlook Hotel is a seminal work of the genre. It is also, as Martin Scorsese has pointed out,...

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