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One More Black

Dave Grohl has created a new documentary film, What Drives Us. The film finds the Foo Fighters frontman exploring the mindset that compels musicians to leave behind everything and spend months touring the country in a tiny van. The documentary delves into "motivations, recounts personal anecdotes, and explores the physical

Silverhead Sold!

Firefly Lane is a popular new TV drama on Netflix, themed around "three decades, two friends, one hell of a story". Created by Maggie Friedman after the novel by Kristin Hannah, the series navigates the lives of two teenage girls in the 1970s, through to their adulthood in the early 2000s. Episode three

Hello New York!

If there’s a word to describe 1970’s UK rock band Hello, it’s glam. If there’s a word to describe American luxury fashion label Kate Spade New York, it’s glam. They might be opposite ends of each other’s spectrum but put them together and you get a masterclass

Action, Time… Voyage!

Mark Perry’s Alternative TV were pioneers of punk and Cherry Red are proud representatives for all of ATV’s Deptford Fun City recordings from 1977 to 1979. Although early singles ‘How Much Longer’ and Love Lies Limp’ have endured, their calling card is arguably their 1978 single ‘Action Time Vision’. This

Rainey Day Parade

Maxayn were an early 70s funk/soul band fronted by the charismatic vocalist Maxayn Lewis - imagine early Rufus crossed with Funkadelic. Between 1972 and 1974, they made three much-admired albums for Capricorn. Recently, Maxayn lent her powerful vocals to the critically acclaimed Netflix film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, a drama

The Boys Are Kids In America

The Boys is an American superhero streaming television series developed for Amazon Prime Video. Based on the comic book of the same name, it follows a team of vigilantes as they combat superpowered individuals who abuse their abilities and is as entertaining as it is gruesome. Every

Have Mersey On Us!

If you like your thrillers gritty, you’ll welcome the return of gruff antihero Tim Roth in Sky Atlantic’s Tin Star. We for one are grateful the show moved from its original setting in the rocky vistas of a Canadian town and over to the UK - without

Crock of Gold! A King Horror Show!

Julien Temple’s new film about the life and times of The Pogues’ enigmatic frontman Shane MacGowan was released on 20 November. Co-produced with Johnny Depp, the film combines new interviews with unseen archive footage and maps MacGowan’s childhood in Ireland through to his years on London’s

Holy Smokes

Helvete: The History Of Norwegian Black Metal is a documentary series about the country’s black metal scene, dating from the early eighties through to its most controversial heyday in the 90s. Instead of dwelling on the more storied murder, suicide and church burnings, this four-parter focuses on

Unicorn – Ooh Mother

David Gilmour produced country folk band Unicorn have had their 1974 song Ooh Mother used in the third season of the hit Netflix show Good Girls, which has just been renewed for a fourth series. The acoustic led, American west coast influenced song is the final