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Cultureteca 06.03.16

Home Office Publishes Revised Investigatory Powers Bill On Tuesday the Home Office in the United Kingdom published a revised Investigatory Powers Bill, meant to address some of the criticisms and recommendations made by the Intelligence and Security Committee of parliament and by a Joint Select Committee which held sessions across December and January. Home Secretary Theresa May put the draft…

Culturedarm’s Songs of the Month (October 2015)

Kelela – ‘Rewind’ Kelela first came to attention in 2012 as the featured vocalist on Teengirl Fantasy’s ‘EFX’, a lilting shanty with scuttering percussion from the duo’s second album Tracer. The following year she released her debut mixtape Cut 4 Me, which showcased the breadth of her R&B stylings over clanging percussion courtesy of the LA-based label Fade To Mind and their London counterparts Night Slugs. Kingdom and Nguzunguzu were…

Cultureteca 30.08.15

This week’s Cultureteca looks at The Weeknd, Majical Cloudz, and the beef that never was, with appearances from Julee Cruise and Twin Peaks, and Kanye West at the MTV Video Music Awards. Then on to the 45th anniversary edition of The Velvet Underground’s Loaded; an apparent baseball mishap at Tropicana Field; an exhibition in Verona by the artist Jacob Hashimoto;…