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The release of Ladyhawke’s second album Anxiety is one of Guardian reviewer’s Alex Petridis’ “top picks of the spring.” Petridis writes: “The second album by this self-styled ‘pop superwoman creating radio-friendly songs with a single bound’ — aka New Zealand singer-songwriter Pip Brown — has been long-awaited. Partly because her eponymous debut was so acclaimed and partly because it was supposed to come out last October. Finally scheduled for May, it’s preceded by a UK tour. The tour begins 23 April at Komedia Brighton.”


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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,…