....the shabby houses of La Villette and Bercy, where famous poets spilled wine across their tattered and eternally unfinished manuscripts while dashing to the floor the inmates' tiaras and robes de chambre in acts of romantic debauchery that, when publicized,
Guest post by David Stubbs. His next book, 1996 and the End of History, will be published by Repeater in 2016. The first time I didn’t meet David Bowie was at a junior school village hall disco at Barwick-in-Elmet, the small
When future historians come to make sense of our peculiarly disappointed moment (and good luck to them), some will no doubt wonder where the anger was. Every decade of the 20th century had its Marx-quoting middle classes and placard-bearers hailing
"In putting together a brief playlist of Japanese female musicians of the 80s/90s I was surprised to discover that one of them, in fact, wasn't a woman. Nonetheless I decided to include them simply because their work is so good.
There was a point about four or five years ago, a point I’m not bothered about confirming archivally but which nonetheless definitely occurred, at which football clubs almost uniformly, if you’ll allow the pun, changed the way that they marketed
The November Lighthouse Arts Progress Bar happens tonight in Brighton, featuring Repeater faves Claire Tolan and PAN founder Bill Kouligas We went down to Brighton last month for the Long Progress Bar – a two day version of the monthly event, and a 'festival of radical
On September 13th 2015 at a packed TUC fringe event at the Brighton Corn Exchange, ex-Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis delivered a stirring speech on how the Syriza government had been undermined by the EU’s financial institutions and what this
For all the Pet Shop Boys’ talk of having made "Electric, but more so", Super is a very different beast from its predecessor. Perhaps it’s because the duo enjoy playing with expectations, but there is a striking disconnect here between