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Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Album review: Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Huge mainstream success surely beckons for this songsmith, who packs an armful of poppy, heartsting-tugging tunes.

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Alvvays - Alvvays

Album review: Alvvays - Alvvays

Accessible, hummable and lightly melancholic indie tunesmithery from the Canadian debutantes.

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The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi

Album review: The Raveonettes - Pe’ahi

Danish rock duo let the colour in and make their best record in... well, possibly ever.

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Breeders,        Promotion, , London, UK, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/

Tamzin Outhwaite speaks about her most important role as a mother ahead of new stage role

Tamzin Outhwaite is a little breathless when negotiating the first question of our interview, but whether it is down to her frenetic schedule or excitement over her imminent appearance in a West End play is not initially clear.

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Astronauts - Hollow Ponnnds

Album review: Astronauts - Hollow Ponds

Textured, electro-meets-pastoral adventurism in this rather lovely debut LP.

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Eric Clapton & Friends - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Album review: Eric Clapton & Friends - The Breeze, An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Slowhand buddies up with his living legend mates for an exacting JJ Cale tribute. For die-hard fans only.

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Local authors Anya Lipska and Barbara Nadel read extracts from their books at The Larder in Wanstead High Street at last year's Fringe. Picture: Geoff Wilkison

Literature, music and cinema to wow festival-goers at Wanstead Fringe

Dive into a cultural experience like no other with everything from independent film, photography, music and wine, at this year’s Wanstead Fringe.

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Cary Whitley runs Wanstead Vintage Fair which has just celebrated its fourth birthday and has been named one of the top vintage fairs in London.

Vintage fair to return to Wanstead

One of London’s top vintage fairs will be returning this weekend.

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Children enjoying themselves at one of the Splash days at the Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre. [Picture: Redbridge Council]

Pictures: An adventurous summer for the children of Redbridge

The Recorder has been keeping an eye on the exciting variety of activities that are keeping the children entertained this summer.

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Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Album review: Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Personal trauma and professional strife provide ample sustenance for some of Lewis’ best material in years.

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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Album review: La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Everyone’s favourite bequiffed dance-pop delight is back - and giving it both barrels on this sophomore LP.

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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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Saturday night at Lovebox in Victoria Park, during MIA's set

Lovebox festival review

When the first day of a festival is also the hottest day of the year, spirits are going to be high.

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Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Album review: Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

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Members of the Stageworks Theatre School, Chadwell Heath, Romford in rehearsals

Disney baddies in the Ilford spotlight for Stageworks school’s Kenneth More Theatre show

A theatre company will tonight be putting its own twist on all things Disney.

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A production of Who's Mad will be performed at the Redbrige Drama Centre.

Redbridge youth theatre group explore impact of computer games on society

A youth theatre company is preparing for a second performance of a play inspired by computer games.

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Pupils from the Wenn Stage School rehearse at the Kenneth More Theatre last year for Cluedo The Musical which was written and performed by the students.

Young drama students set to perform their own musical at Kenneth More Theatre

A theatre school’s students are preparing for a journey through the ups and downs of life.

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Ellie Gibb has her face painted by Emma Japry

Gallery: All the fun of the Fairlop Fair

Bicycle ballet, Mad Hatter tea parties and Morris Men were just some of the attractions at this year’s Fairlop Fair.

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Nick Brewer. Picture: Nick Brewer

Nick Brewer puts on performance after turning hobby into career

A new British rapper tipped to change the face of UK hip hop took to the stage at a sold out gig last week.

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Arcade Fire headlined the British Summer Time stage in Hyde Park

Review: Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath, The Libertines and McBusted at British Summer Time Hyde Park

The giants of rock, metal and pop descended upon the Royal Park to put on some of the most anticipated shows of the year.

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Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Album review: Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Huge mainstream success surely beckons for this songsmith, who packs an armful of poppy, heartsting-tugging tunes.

Read full story »

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Breeders,        Promotion, , London, UK, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/

Tamzin Outhwaite speaks about her most important role as a mother ahead of new stage role

Tamzin Outhwaite is a little breathless when negotiating the first question of our interview, but whether it is down to her frenetic schedule or excitement over her imminent appearance in a West End play is not initially clear.

Read full story »

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