Actually Rocking The Bowery

“[Ladyhawke’s] gorgeous, sweeping power ballad ‘Cellophane,’ had it been released 25 years ago, would have moved entire rooms to slow dance, and I’ve got to assume only unfamiliarity held Bowery Ballroom’s crowd back,” Katherine St Asaph writes about the singer’s recent New York gig. “Newcomers might still be surprised if they pick up the album [Anxiety]. Gone is the clutter, the deliberate tension, most of Brown’s diffident vocals. The anthems are actually anthems; the rock tracks actually sound like rock tracks.” Ladyhawke was also a guest performer at the Emporio Armani New York Flagship Opening on 7 September.


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Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion’s stunning 1993 classic, The Piano has topped BBC Culture’s poll of 368 critics in 84 countries. The broadcaster’s Hannah Woodhead reveals why it’s a worthy winner. “In 1993,…