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Beach House Make Jools Holland Debut

May 23, 2012


words – Rob Pollard Last night, Beach House made their first appearance on Jools Holland, airing their new track ‘Myth’. It was a quality performance from the Baltimore band whose latest album ‘Bloom’ is a step up from the excellent ‘Teen Dream’, their third record released in 2010. That album saw Beach House receive long […]

Manchester City – Champions

May 14, 2012


written by Robert Pollard With both Manchester City and Manchester United going into the last match of the season with a chance of lifting the 2011-2012 Barclays Premier League trophy, it promised to be a great final day of the season. However, what ensued will go down in football history; a day of the highest […]

My Response to BBC Question Time – 10th May 2012

May 11, 2012


written by Robert Pollard Question Time, the BBC’s flagship political debate programme, often riles me. In the interest of fairness, the Question Time team attempt to assemble a panel of experts from across the political spectrum, meaning we at home have to endure the kind of right-wing zealots whose opinions make me shudder. I get […]

Santigold on Jimmy Fallon

May 2, 2012


written by Robert Pollard Last night on Jimmy Fallon, Santigold performed ‘Disparate Youth’ – a cracking song taken from her new album ‘Master of My Make Believe’. Here is a link to Pitchfork’s video of her performance on Fallon.

Laura Marling – To be a Woman

May 2, 2012


written by Robert Pollard – Photo by Sam Ellis The recent Record Store Day provided us with many special edition releases from artists across the musical spectrum. It’s a celebration of musical diversity; a show of support for our favourite artists and small, independent record stores. It’s growing in popularity and, although it seems like […]