From the daily archives:

Sunday, April 7, 2013

The Album Collection – #3: 2013, Daughter, If You Leave

April 7, 2013

Daughter are a band I first heard about 5 or 6 weeks ago when Mary Anne Hobbs played a song of theirs on her great Radio 6 weekend breakfast show. The track, Smother, is a beautiful song of longing and regret about a relationship gone wrong.  The music was a layered sound collage over which […]

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Week 14: Prat – Iain Duncan Smith

April 7, 2013

This week, our award for the biggest prat of the last seven days goes to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith Last Monday was April Fools Day.  We even had our own April Fool piece here at All That’s Left. But clearly the biggest fool that morning was Iain Duncan […]

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Week 14: Villain – The Daily Mail

April 7, 2013

This Week’s Villain of the Week is Britain’s right wing journal of hate and bile, The Daily Mail for its shameless exploitation of the Philpott tragedy The Daily Mail is very effective at what it does, perhaps the most effective newspaper in the business. Unfortunately what it does is spew hatred and prejudice at the […]

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Week 14: Hero – Iain Banks

April 7, 2013

This Week’s Hero of the Week Award goes to the Scottish writer, Iain Banks. Fife. My homeland. That funny wee place lodged on the East of Scotland between Dundee and Edinburgh. Fife. The place where natural beauty and the industrial heartlands of Scotland meet. Fife. A place of enlightenment, politics, culture, golf, agriculture and prose. […]

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