From dusk till dawn

Ladyhawke’s self-titled debut album has been released in the UK where the former-Wellingtonian is touring through October ahead of dates in the United States and Europe. In this Guardian review: “Not many budding pop women take their names from strange 1980s fantasy films starring Matthew Broderick and Rutger Hauer, but then Pip Brown isn’t your typical next-big-thing. Adored by Courtney Love and Kylie, the 27-year-old arrives in the middle of the synthpop revival like a made-for-Smash Hits star ó bold, strange and packing a cargo of melodic, dramatic songs. Smarts to her, too, for making her pop sound so good that it never sounds like pastiche.” Watch an ITN ‘On Music’ interview with Ladyhawke on Youtube where she discusses her musical heritage, influences and song-writing.


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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,…