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Fenne Lily produces an emotionally raw record in quarantine

Rating: 3 out of 5 BREACH is the latest offering from English singer-songwriter Fenne Lily, a record of cool and measured melancholy. Two years on from her debut On Hold, the 23-year-old has retained her vulnerable brand of indie-folk, wielding punchy full-band numbers such as promo-singles ‘Alapathy’ and ‘Solipsism’ along with moments of disarming sensitivity […]

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Art Culture

Owen Normand: Moving On at St Margaret’s House

Last weekend St. Margaret’s House, a little-known and easily missed space for artists, presented Owen Normand’s latest exhibition Moving On. Normand’s work explores “the bittersweet awareness of impermanence”, and this particular collection focuses on the idea of crossroads, inspired by his time spent in Berlin and having to finally make the decision to return to […]

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Film

Victoria

Shot in one breathtaking 138 minute take, Victoria moves seamlessly through the pulsating, rhythmic vibrations of Berlin, punctuated by the experimental electronic-classical-techno music of Nils Frahm. Captivating and ambitious on the part of the director, the film relies on infallible acting and camerawork. This was perhaps the reason why the name of the cinematographer, Sturla […]