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Live Review: Kunt and the Gang (Southampton Firehouse, 04/11/16)

“After years of songs about wanking, I was ready to stop a few years ago. But then, my guardian angel came one night.” 

Kunt, lone member of Kunt and the Gang abrasively reminisces, until he reveals a puppet of the saviour that opened more doors – Jimmy Savile, who gets the biggest cheer that he’s had in years, and ever will do. 614 more words

Benjamin Myers up Scout Rock: Turning Blue, Jimmy Savile, Ian Watkins and the occult side of popular culture

Below is a conversation I had with writer Benjamin Myers on Friday 23rd of September 2016, while walking up Scout Rock in Mytholmroyd.

Me: Your new book is called… 2,728 more words

Do Artists' Personal Disgraces Really Invalidate their Work?

There are few pleasures in life which inspire unbridled passion and faithful devotion as much as music does. As music devotees, our affinities are such that – as with football fans and the players they worship – we feel as though we share in their glories, and even help them through their low points, as they have helped us. 943 more words

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Police 'ignored complaints' about paedophile Ian Watkins for five years

Three police officers face misconduct hearings after reportedly ignoring repeated complaints about paedophile Ian Watkins.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has criticised South Wales Police for apparently failing properly to investigate the Lostprophets singer after his ex-girlfriend, 41-year-old Joanna Mjadzelics, called Welsh social services in 2008. 272 more words

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