Monthly Archives: October 2011

In the Grace of Your Love

The Rapture have dusted off their creaky knees and sashayed back into the fray with In the Grace of Your Love. In 2003/4 the Rapture lent youthful vigour to the DFA label’s dance-punk approach. Their first album, Echoes, was key … Continue reading

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The Miliband Speech

With the dust now settled on Ed Miliband’s speech to the Labour conference in Liverpool I’m going to add my reflections to the many that have come from left and right. At present the only aspect of the speech that … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new blog.  The title comes from a Gang of Four lyric, because they’re pretty much the only band who sing about politics that I like (Rage Against the Machine were OK too).  It seemed appropriate because the … Continue reading

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