This Reality Podcast: No 213
Episode 213, 27 minutes running time Welcome to a refreshingly un-dull independent music podcast. You want to listen to the show? You have 4 options: Listen at the website: just click here! Or, Right click here and use the ‘save’ or ‘save as’ option in your browser to save it to your computer. Or, If you've got iTunes, just click here to listen to it on your iPod, iPhone, iPad, or other iTunes-compatible music player. Better than radio! Or, You can get the show on your mobile phone via Stitcher.com! The musical goodness featured in this week's show includes: Andreas Johnson, Glorious Dirty Bob, The Man Behind The Gun The ...
Film review: Tower Block
Synopsis: a youth is kicked to death on the top floor of a Tower Block. All residents, bar one, shun the event. The one who gets involved also gets assaulted. Three months later the same residents find themselves under attack from a sniper. But who? And why? And will they get out alive? 'Tower Block' has been, for me, the find of the Christmas/New Year film-watching catch-up fest. Written by James (Cockneys v Zombies) Moran, and directed by James Nunn and Ronnie Thompson, 'Tower Block' feels like a high quality thriller. Set, almost exclusively, on the top floor of a condemned, empty/not empty ...
Film review: The Raid
Finally, I got around to watching 'The Raid' (aka 'The Raid: Redemption') Synopsis: A vicious drug lord rules an abandoned/not abandoned tower block from his 17th floor citadel. Protected by a network of CCTV cameras, and by the underworld tenants of the block, his fiefdom is lean, brutal and controlling. A squad of elite police are tasked with taking back the tower block, and capturing the drug lord. That's the general synopsis. If I give anything else away it would be spoiler fodder, and I wouldn't want to upset your enjoyment, if you get the opportunity to watch this film. Tower Block was written and ...
Checking out: Lou Reed – a personal tribute
The first Velvet Underground album I bought was 'Loaded' (vinyl, 1970 edition). I bought it in Rhino Records, a scabby little independent store, tucked away in the unfashionable Commercial Road in Newport. fast cash loans il I bought 'Loaded' because local musician and man of God-like status JJ Cale (aka John Cale, aka John Davies Cale) was all over it. On about my fifth listen I put my Welsh nationalism away and began to realise the influence that Lou Reed had on the lineup. And on the recorded output. When Lou Reed released 'Transformer' in 1972 it wasn't 'Walk On The Wild Side' that caught my ...
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