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Author - Sam Taylor

Algiers – ‘Symbolic Intervention’

In 1965, with war raging in Vietnam and racial tension at home, Marvin Gaye asked himself: “With the world exploding around me, how am I supposed to keep singing love songs?” From Bob Dylan to Public Enemy, Billie Holiday to Fela Kuti, protest music...

Preview: British Summer Time

The first of British Summer Time’s six days of live music sees a plethora of alternative artists take to Hyde Park’s stage. Topping the bill are Massive Attack in what is their only London date this summer. Bolstered by the release of the...

Algiers at 100 Club: Haunting Chimes

Algiers’ recent UK Tour offered the chance to hear one of most diverse and dynamic underground bands in an intimate context. Last Monday the band brought their music – a cultural melting pot of gospel, hip hop, blues, rock, techno, electro...

Free things to do: BST Open House

Held in Hyde Park from the 4th to 7th of July, British Summer Time’s Open House promises diverse attractions including outdoor film screenings, live music and an assorted Street Food Market. With a daytime DJ starting the entertainment at...