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Alex Keegan

Vinyl: A Reappraisal?

In a Marxist theory of value, humans imbue commodities with the value of their labour. These are then circulated within a market as a means …

Sound : A Call For Musical Collective Imaginaries

Two hooded figures march up two treadmills, occasionally screaming through warped effects as they continue on a journey of perpetual, monoto…

Two hooded figures march up two treadmills, occasionally screaming through warped effects as they continue on a journey of perpetual, monoto

Chris & Cosey: Experimental electronic duo bound for Sheffield

Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti are best known as one half of Throbbing Gristle, the seminal Industrial band who over the fleeting course…

Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti are best known as one half of Throbbing Gristle, the seminal Industrial band who over the fleeting course

Warp Films: Celebrating Ten Years

Warp Records needs no introduction. Nearly all those reading this magazine will be aware of this city's postindustrial musical identity, whi…

Warp Records needs no introduction. Nearly all those reading this magazine will be aware of this city's postindustrial musical identity, whi

High Tech Soul: Transatlantic industry

Techno always used to puzzle my former self. How could millions across the world be entranced by what is essentially a straight 4/4 beat rep…

Techno always used to puzzle my former self. How could millions across the world be entranced by what is essentially a straight 4/4 beat rep

Filmreel Buildings in Film.

The advent of cinema was for all those involved a turbulent and unpredictable affair. The discovery that moving images could be recorded and…

The advent of cinema was for all those involved a turbulent and unpredictable affair. The discovery that moving images could be recorded and

Filmreel The Bad, The Worse and The Worst.

Over the last couple of months, a number of outspoken voices amongst the cinematic community have come out claiming that commercial filmmake…

Over the last couple of months, a number of outspoken voices amongst the cinematic community have come out claiming that commercial filmmake

Filmreel Arrietty.

DIRECTOR - HIROMASA YONEBAYASHI. For the past 25 years, beloved Japanese animation merchants Studio Ghibli have happily churned out majesti…

DIRECTOR - HIROMASA YONEBAYASHI.

For the past 25 years, beloved Japanese animation merchants Studio Ghibli have happily churned out majesti

Filmreel DOC WONDERFUL / GIVE UP TOMORROW.

DOC/WONDERFUL. REVIEWER - ALEX KEEGAN. Little did anyone know that the most sought-after commodity at this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest was not…

DOC/WONDERFUL.
REVIEWER - ALEX KEEGAN.
Little did anyone know that the most sought-after commodity at this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest was not

Filmreel 13 Assassins.

A brief foray into cult director Takashi Miike's oeuvre can leave the uninitiated feeling slightly dumbfounded. I first came across Miike af…

A brief foray into cult director Takashi Miike's oeuvre can leave the uninitiated feeling slightly dumbfounded. I first came across Miike af

Filmreel Get your docs out for the lads.

Amongst the testosterone-fuelled anarchy of the likes of Werner Herzog and William S. Burroughs, a small proportion of Doc/Fest's programme …

Amongst the testosterone-fuelled anarchy of the likes of Werner Herzog and William S. Burroughs, a small proportion of Doc/Fest's programme 

Filmreel Ken Loach Interview.

At 74, Ken Loach is a towering figure in British cinema. His breakthrough Kes (1969) paved the way for a forty year career, with films focus…

At 74, Ken Loach is a towering figure in British cinema. His breakthrough Kes (1969) paved the way for a forty year career, with films focus

Filmreel Awards.

During the early months of the cinematic calendar, much of Hollywood's elite gather together to congratulate themselves on their wonderful a…

During the early months of the cinematic calendar, much of Hollywood's elite gather together to congratulate themselves on their wonderful a