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European Me

So in just a few fateful minutes, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. What a sick joke it is. Do Boris Johnson or Jacob Rees-Mogg et al. have the average UK citizen’s best interests at heart? Give me a break. European me,It’s good to be someone. Six.By Seven Some time after the referendum […]

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Southern Gothic – A brief encounter with Mark Linkous

Much-loved creative anchor of US alt-rock band Sparklehorse, Mark Linkous, would have been 58 today. One day in 2010, after an argument with his estranged wife he exited the premises, walked down an alleyway and shot himself through the heart with a rifle. He had recently completed a critically acclaimed album, Dark Night of the […]

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Connected to Dot?

Dot Allison first found fame with One Dove before enjoying a successful solo career. Andy McCulloch reviews some of his old writings and provides a snapshot of their separate lives, which do in fact have an element of synchronicity. ‘So, I saw that Dot Allison article in The Independent and it made me think of […]