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.”
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.
We last spoke to Matteo Sedazzari back in 2016, about his book, ‘A Crafty Cigarette’, a fictionalised account of growing up Mod in Surrey. Now he’s back with ‘Tales Of Aggro’, a collection of short stories about “The Magnificent Six”, a group of friends who live in the Shepherds Bush area of London. We took the chance to ask Matteo about the book, its inspiration, and what’s next.
Available February 15, 2017 from Rowman & Littlefield Publishing is Bill Kopp’s new book ‘Reinventing Pink Floyd: From Syd Barrett to the Dark Side of the Moon.’ In celebration of the 45th anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon, Bill Kopp explores ingenuity with which Pink Floyd rebranded themselves following the 1968 departure of Syd Barrett. Not only did the band survive Barrett’s departure, but it went on to release landmark albums that continue to influence generations of musicians and fans.
Thomas Dolby is indeed a Connector. His book, ‘The Speed Of Sound’ is on the surface the story of his life to date: the first half about his music, and the second about his life as a pioneer in the computer industry in Silicon Valley.
Dig a little deeper though – and it won’t have to be too deep, and you realise that it’s really about his connections.