THE SPARKS BROTHERS

UNLIKELY bedfellows they may be, but Steve Jones, Bjork, Mike Myers, Bernard Butler and Andy Bell among many others all make important and relevant contributions to Edgar Wright’s music documentary, ‘The Sparks Brothers,’ currently on general release. Ignore the sneering, borderline patronising reviews from certain UK broadsheets where the brothers Mael have been lazily dismissed…

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DESPERATE JOURNALIST

Rough Trade East, London 28 July 2021 THE sycophants accompanied the acolytes along with the rose-tinted spectacle wearers and stood in somewhat bewildering reverence during Desperate Journalist’s latest album launch at a far from full Rough Trade East. Album number four, ‘Maximum Sorrow,’ sees the London band not only at a crossroads, but also treading…

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