Category Archives: Tangents

Working through albums

At some point during the Easter holidays of my first year at university, I started to acquire the kind of amount of music only a much richer person could afford to get their hands on via the traditional channels. In … Continue reading

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The Besnard Lakes – ‘And This is What We Call Progress’

Track 151 on The Playlist. The Besnard Lakes pack their indie rock songs with relentless drones and intense, atmospheric build-up. The greatest selling point of their music is that it makes the touchstones of postrock more accessible than just about … Continue reading

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The Playlist: Factory

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Working in a factory (as any philosophy graduate sans vocation is liable to do for a decade or so post graduation), music tends to run through my mind most of the day. These tracks floated … Continue reading

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A film not to watch on a date

Just before Valentine’s Day 2009, The Yorker ran an article of films to which you’d do well not to take a special lady or gentleman. I plumped for the obscure. The Cure For Insomnia (1987) John Henry Timmis IV’s experimental … Continue reading

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