From the daily archives:

Friday, October 25, 2013

The A -Z of World Politics #F: France

October 25, 2013

Bonjour mes amis! We’ve reached the letter F in our globe-trotting series, so I waited eagerly for the tickets in the post to see where I’d be flying off to: given the weather, I was hoping for Fiji, and rather dreading Finland or the Faroe Islands. Rather predictably, Mr East-West decided instead to send me […]

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#784: 1994, Elliott Smith, Roman Candle

October 25, 2013

Monday was the 10th anniversary of the death of, for me, the greatest singer songwriter of the 1990s: Elliott Smith.  The circumstances of his death remain controversial – officially suicide by  the extraordinary method of stabbing himself in the heart, but many of his fans do not accept this explanation, seeing the cause of his […]

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NME’s Top 500 Albums of All Time

October 25, 2013

As regular readers know we are partial to a list here at Allthatsleft.    They are always great fodder for debate, particularly if you are with your mates down the pub and it is accompanied by a few beers. Last summer saw the publication of Sight & Sound magazine’s ten yearly, top 10 films of all […]

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