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SPILLING MORE BEANS – Review Of Beans On Toast’s New Book ‘Foolhardy Folk Tales’

Foolhardy Folk Tales is a new collection of stories by singer-songwriter Jay McAllister, who goes by the name Beans on Toast. The follow up to…

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Good Reads For Gaming Enthusiasts

If you are a fan of gaming in all its forms, there are actually a surprising number of engrossing and informative books that delve into a range of niches and aspects of this pastime.

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ACCESS ALL AREAS – TIJ’s Barry Snaith On His Punk Past And New Collaboration With Online ‘Ninja’ and Public Domain Activist Carl Malamud

For 30 years now, Carl Malamud’s been waging a mission to make public information free and accessible. It’s a campaign that’s landed the internet…

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Reasons To Read: Top Tips and Titles To Get You Into Books

People are spending a lot more time at home these days. Whether it’s because of the rolling lockdowns due to coronavirus or because businesses have been hit pretty hard in recent years. As a result, there may be more time available for hobbies and downtime. Reading is a pretty popular hobby as it can be presented in multiple mediums, genres and formats. However, aspiring readers can sometimes find it quite hard to find their way in. Especially those who have never tried before. Here are some top tips and titles that can help you find your way into reading. Some may not apply as well as others, it all depends on your personality as well as how much time you have available, but they’ll certainly help you make the leap into a new hobby.

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READ ALL ABOUT IT – New Book Tells The Story Of The Front Page, The Tiny Nightclub That Brought Legendary Live Music To Carlisle

A Few months ago I reviewed a book by Paul Talling which heralded London’s Lost Music Venues. An exercise in nostalgia, Talling’s work also underlined…

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CONCEPTUAL ART – Professor And The Madman Resurrect Prog-Rock On New Album ‘Seance’

Professor and the Madman are not a band you could accuse of lacking ambition. Seance, their fourth album and second to feature the much…

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Unbroken’ By Laura Hillenbrand: Some Reasons Why Every Student Should Read It in 2020

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand was published almost a decade ago and it remains one of the best books on the market. It was on the New York Times Bestseller’s list almost 150 times. It spent four years on the list, out of which fourteen weeks were at its top. Today, this written masterpiece remains the fifth non-fiction novel that’s the longest-running bestseller of all times.

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PHARMAGEDDON – Paranoid Visions’ Peter Jones On Anarchy, Irish Punk And COVID-19

Ireland’s longest running punk band, Paranoid Visions formed in Dublin in 1981.

Heavily influenced by UK anarcho-punks like Crass and Flux of Pink Indians – they operate outside the mainstream music industry, releasing music under their own label FOAD (Fuck Off And Die).

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Titles to Add to Your Reading List: Three of the Best Ghost Stories Ever Written

For the avid reader, a good ghost novel has a little bit of everything to entice you: drama, romance, horror, tragedy, and a deliciously gritty backstory. The perfect way to take yourself away from the real world for a while, it can be a great choice when you fancy dipping into a different genre.

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GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN – Review of ‘London’s Lost Music Venues’ by Paul Talling

If you’re the sort of person who treasures tickets stubs and T-shirts from treasured gigs, then Paul Talling’s London’s Lost Music Venues could be the book for you.

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YUNGBLUD Announces New Graphic Novel Available For Preorder Now

YUNGBLUD’s debut graphic novel, ‘The Twisted Tales Of The Ritalin Club’ took the pop culture world by storm last year, selling out within days of its initial release, with fans scrambling to grab a copy. Using his YouTube show, the young English artist announced his return to comics with the sequel: ‘Weird Times at Quarry Banks University’.

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How Comic Book Films Have Changed Movie Music And Launched Careers

For the last decade, comic book adaptations have been gracing our screens large and small, changing the film industry and launching the careers of some of the most famous film stars of this generation. It isn’t just film stars getting their big break in comic book movies, however; musicians have been launched into the mainstream by both Marvel and DC, both of whom seem to be holding the torch for a more progressive entertainment industry.

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What to do During Self-Isolation: 5 Entertaining Websites for Students

In a bid to manage the spread of the coronavirus disease, the majority of nations around the world are encouraging their citizens to stay at home all day long. Since most learning institutions have been closed, it might be difficult for some students to study and interact with their friends.
Thanks to the rapid advancement of technology, students can do almost everything they want without risking their health. They can study, listen to music, draw, cook, watch movies, and interact with their friends on social media platforms.

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Three Reasons We Should All Be Reading Self Help Books

Self-help books are guides which navigate us through our personal problems, offering suggestions and solutions to help us feel better. We all need assistance sometimes and we are all entitled to it. This post will explain some points as to why we should purchase these books of aid.

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5 Top-Notch Writers To Read For Nowadays Students

Choosing what to read can be a challenging thing sometimes. Yes, the classics are definitely a must for all students, but where do you go today? There are excellent writers across the globe creating masterpieces as we speak. As a student, you need to find those authors and their books and truly unravel in their beauty.

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‘a-ha: Down To The Tracks’ – Comprehensive New Book By Barry Page About a-ha Including Track By Track Detail Of Each Album

‘a-ha: Down To The Tracks’ is set for release shortly through This Day In Music Books. The book sees author Barry Page take a look at the extraordinary 40 year musical odyssey of arguably the most famous group ever to come out of Norway, and after ABBA, of Scandinavia.

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Savages’ Jehnny Beth Reveals Video For ‘Flower’, Announces Release Of Book ‘Crimes Against Love Manifesto’ (C.A.L.M)

Songwriter, singer, and multi-disciplinary artist Jehnny Beth has released a brilliant video for her new song, ‘Flower’, today. The video, which was helmed by acclaimed director Anthony Byrne (Peaky Blinders), is Jehnny Beth’s second cinematic collaboration with Byrne; the first was the video for ‘I’m The Man’, which was lauded by the New York Times for its “bravado and tenderness.”

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: UNITED VIBE TALK PROGRESSION TOUR MEMORIES AND THEIR NEW SINGLE!

Amy Bell speaks to former X Factor group, United Vibe via Facetime, and asks about what their single, ‘Sticks And Stones And Mobile Phones’, their time on the Progression Tour, and their plans for 2020.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MISUNDERSTOOD ABOUT THEIR NEW SINGLE ‘RIDE’

Misunderstood are an English duo from London consisting of Stefan Jenson and Jeff Okyere, who competed in series 15 of The X Factor, as part of the Groups category mentored by Robbie Williams. Amy Bell had the pleasure of speaking to them about their new single, Ride, their time on X Factor, and their 2020 plans.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH SAM CALLAHAN ABOUT HIS NEW ALBUM AND MENTAL HEALTH CHATS

Essentially Pop had the pleasure of speaking to Sam Callahan about his new album, ‘Covers’. Best known for his time on The X Factor…

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