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Report: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Since 1964, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards has been taking place at the Natural History Museum in South Kensington, to show and inspire people with beautiful nature photography in many different categories. The first contest, in 1964 only had 3 categories and approximately 600 entries – today, there …



Live Review: Splashh @ The 100 Club, 03/12/2012

2012 has been the year of Splashh. In less than a year they formed and established themselves as the foremost purveyors of ‘90s psych revival – a movement won’t be fading away anytime soon. Tonight, their packed out show at the legendary 100 Club feels like the final and …



Preview: Moniker Art Fair 2012

Now in its third year, the Moniker Art Fair – sponsored by Boxfresh – returns to the Village Underground this week; running from the 11th to 14th of October.

The event is set to be focused on installations this time round and will feature the work of a wide number …



Mercury Prize 2012: Who We Like & Hope Might Win

The Mercurys are back! With the announcement for the longlist of the best British album of the last year happening TOMORROW, we’ve characteristically put together a few last-minute…not predictions really, more just records that we really, really like and hope are given some recognition. 4 choices each from Michael,


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GoCarShare live session: Laurel Collective

Because public transport is not possible for every journey; car sharing is important. Real important. It gets cars off the road and helps reduce pollution taking us one step further away from Waterworld. GoCarShare is a website which hooks-up drivers and passengers so they can share the ride and …



Songs for the week #5

Bat For Lashes – Laura
Natasha Khan’s last album featured a song called Daniel (which I always like to think was about me, and not Daniel LaRusso). Now she returns with another name: Laura, a tragic figure stuck in ‘pink blue dream’ who was once the life and soul with …



Club Beat #46: All Toolroom Albums £5!


Tomorrow, Toolroom Knights will be entertaining a packed out arena at Global Gathering. With a stunning line-up and the promise of sunshine, you can forgive us for being more than a little excited. So imagine our joy when, ahead of this unmissable event, Toolroom decide to reduce ALL their



EP Review: Baio – Sunburn EP

With a charming cover and the knowledge that you’re in company of long time after-show DJ and Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio, it’s hard to go into this listen feeling anything but optimistic. And soon Sunburn starts to emanate an all-to-appropriate glow that catapults you into a parallel universe …


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Adidas Originals Olympic Museum Archive Tshirt Collection

With less than a week until the Olympic Opening Ceremony Adidas have unveiled a collection of tshirts celebrating design in recent Olympic history. Including graphic work by Otl Aicher for the 1972 Munich games, Georges Huel for the 1976 Montreal games and Robert Miles Runyan for the LA 1984 games. …


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Fashion Preview: Free People UK Launch

It’s 1970s West Philadelphia, and a young man named Dick Hayne opens a store called Free People; this store sold young peoples clothing and encouraged freedom. As the store became two the name changed to Urban Outfitters, and continued to grow on a worldwide scale. The Free People …