Episode 20: Console Wars with Blake J Harris
Sep04

Episode 20: Console Wars with Blake J Harris

This week we’re back from Summer Break and talking to the author of the fantastic Console Wars, Blake J Harris! Show Notes Pending:...

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Kermode and Mayo: Movie Heaven
Feb05

Kermode and Mayo: Movie Heaven

 Subscribe on iTunes! Follow @TheNoteShow Kermode and Mayo: Movie Heaven Our favourite weekly film show has taken to the camera, well maybe, let’s wait and see. Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo have been doing a radio show since before I got all angsty and took up the bass guitar, threw out all my Steps albums  and started listening to System of a Down.  Through Nu Metal and the days when American Pie felt seminal to...

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Five Indie Film Surprises to Catch on VOD
Feb01

Five Indie Film Surprises to Catch on VOD

If you’re on the hunt for a way to occupy yourself this winter, consider loading your on-demand movie queue with a lineup of unusual and intriguing indie films. The flicks currently available on iTunes range from frightening to romantic, offering up the full gamut of film-based emotion. Much Ado About Nothing.  This classic Shakespeare tale of intrigue might not seem like your go-to option when it comes to the quirky indie...

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2013: The Year of the coming of age drama

As 2014 begins, it’s time for us to look back at the year that has just been, to contextualise it and put it into a nice box. Was 2013 a good year? A rubbish one? Full of action movies, or romances, or re-inventions of genres? Were there too many sequels or not enough? If 2012 was the year of the superhero game-changers – with both The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises breaking records – I would say that 2013 was...

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Erroll Garner – Russian Lullaby (Jazz Articles @TheNoteShow)

RUSSIAN LULLABY; OR, ERROLL GARNER VS. ENTROPY Erroll Garner’s recording of “Russian Lullaby” is a symphony for left hand. It’s everywhere, that hand, bouncing on top of chords, as if the piano keyboard is too hot to touch. The hand hits a chord off the beat, is burned, bounces to the next, burned again. The right hand is off somewhere, shouting across an ocean to its brother. We’ll meet up with it later....

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