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Stay In: A Lockdown Interview with Ed Geach of JAWS

JAWS remain both an overlooked wonder and a national treasure. My own experience with the Birmingham-based group is oh-so sweet; discovering them via a friend in that glorious, Foals-headlining-Reading summer of 2016, before taking my somewhat hermit-like brother to see them at Electric Ballroom, Camden, three years later for his birthday (to this day his […]

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INTERVIEW – Sam Bruce: Poet and Co-founder of House Of Rhymes

On a rare, warm March morning, I meet up with writer and co-founder of House of Rhymes, Sam Bruce in London Fields. Almost a year since we’ve last seen each other, we grab a coffee for a much-needed catch-up and an opportunity for me to ask them about their writing, our mutual love of London […]

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INTERVIEW: Sprain Don’t Want Your Comparisons

“I think there’s a certain amount of therapeutic catharsis involved in performance of any kind and I definitely think that just playing live music and having it be really loud in front of an audience is a good thing for me. I’ve kind of learnt to live without it, I guess, but if I could […]

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Malcolm & Marie vs. Before Midnight: How To Write An Argument

When I first heard about the release of Malcolm & Marie I was immediately excited. Starring two of my favourite actors (Zendaya and John David Washington), written and directed by Sam Levinson and completely centring around one night in a relationship seemed like the key ingredients of what would become my new favourite film. But […]