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Leyton Orient Win Promotion Back To The English Football League

On April 27th 2019, Leyton Orient Football Club secured promotion back to the top tiers of the English Football League as they were crowned champions of the Vanarama National League. A goalless draw against already relegated Braintree Town, shown live on BT Sport, was enough to see them top the table as nearest rivals Salford […]

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Deadwood: The Movie – One Last Shot

HBO‘s highly rated show Deadwood returns from the dead next month (May) for a one-off feature length tv movie, to pick up the loose ends leftover from it’s cancellation and hopefully give it’s characters, and fans, some well overdue closure. First airing on the cable network HBO in 2004, Deadwood ran for three seasons incorporating […]

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Arrested Development S5 – False Hand? No. False Leg

US TV comedy Arrested Development, the story of the highly dysfunctional Bluth family, reached it’s (final) conclusion on streaming service Netflix when the second half of the fifth season appeared a few weeks ago. Did it go out in a blaze of glory? I’d have to say no, I think it limped towards the finishing […]

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China In Your Hand

Just recently, I’ve seen a news story being circulated and re-posted across social media with increased frequency. Nothing strange about that, I hear you say. No there isn’t, but what I do find strange is that everyone I see spreading it doesn’t seem to question or scrutinise it, when in fact it contains very little […]

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America – You’re Being Played

The day has almost arrived. The day when the “exceptional” nation gets to choose it’s new “commander in chief”. The day when the nation that supposedly defines the idea of democracy chooses between the two most unliked candidates ever put forward in a Presidential campaign. It’s been presented as a simple choice by the mainstream […]

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Which Is Your Favourite Sunrise?

With world events on a seemingly inevitable path to world war, and the worst kind of nuclear dawn, let’s take our minds off things with some great music. I Like The Sunrise was written by Duke Ellington for his Liberian Suite in 1947. Commissioned for the Liberian centennial by the African nation to celebrate the […]

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Alternative Media: Are You Informed?

In this age of 24 hour rolling news, are you being honestly informed on what is happening in the world? Are you being sold a truthful picture of world events, without a conflict of interests, or political bias? Do you trust the institutions that broadcast into your home on a daily basis, and feed you […]

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Happy 70th Birthday to Capitol Records!

70 years ago today, Capitol Records opened it’s first office in a second floor room, just south of Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Founded by songwriters Johnny Mercer and Buddy DeSylva, along with record store owner Glenn Wallichs, within a few weeks of this humble start it had released it’s first single Cow Cow Boogie, […]

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Record Store Day – Let’s Aim Higher

Saturday 21st April saw the latest annual Record Store Day celebrated here in the UK, and around the world, with a raft of special limited edition vinyl and cd releases (and some tapes!) released especially for the event and available exclusively through participating independent stores. It’s now the busiest day of the year for those […]

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Stevie Nicks vs Christine McVie – You Decide…

Between the two of them, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie seperately wrote many of Fleetwood Mac’s biggest hits, during a phenomenally successful period for the band that saw them sell millions of albums, and singles worldwide. Hits such as Dreams, Don’t Stop, Little Lies, Rhiannon and You Make Lovin’ Fun showcased their talent to great […]

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