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Fire - Five Ways

English words are like onions, when you sing. Chop them, roast them whole, caramelise them, scatter them as crunchy red raw rings on a salad. They never stop being onions, but you’re in charge of the flavour and the texture they provide. 400 more words

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Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out (2004)


In 2001, a new wave of post-punk sounds cemented itself with the releases of the Strokes’ debut album… 64 more words


Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016

Over the last two weeks, I have been working at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. It has been a very valuable experience for me as it gave me more insight into press photography and expected standards in the industry. 74 more words

Franz Ferdinand--Jacqueline

With the first song of their first album, Franz Ferdinand begin things with a juggernaut.  Sure it starts with Alex Kapranos gently crooning about the enigmatic Jacqueline, but then in kicks the foreboding bass, which leads to driving drums and darkly blistering guitar.   154 more words


I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins, music that will get people up and dance. – Alex Kapranos http://ift.tt/1TkHKMN

Alex Kapranos