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Category Archives: short film

The Art of Immortality: David Bowie and The Image

With the news this week of David Bowie’s death at the age of 69 from a long battle with cancer, watching The Image is an oddly reassuring experience: the shared, mass hope that it can’t be true, that he’s not really gone, is played out in this grainy, almost haunted relic now almost 50 years old. Read more »

Riding the crazy-wave with Lana Del Rey

  Don’t worry, this is not another post about whether Lana Del Rey is a worthwhile popstar or not. It’s a rant about the personal crisis I had after watching her video Ride, released in September last year. ‘It’s Thelma and Louise meets grindhouse meets David Lynch,’ … Read more »

Conceptualised: making albums indivisible

With the trend continuing in the music industry for album sales to drop while singles sales rise, bands are forced to work harder to entice fans to part with an album’s worth of cash. Three recent releases are notable examples of loose concept albums that come matched … Read more »