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Punk Authority, Pete Swanson

Freshly Pressed #3: ‘Life Ends at 30’ by Pete Swanson

Don’t adjust your speakers. And don’t recoil in horror and turn this off instinctively! With ‘Life Ends at 30’ (Oh Christ, did it really?) Pete Swanson has created something truly […]

The Dove (1964), Romare Bearden

Freshly Pressed #2: Love Songs: Part One, Meditations on Afrocentrism by Romare

‘When I conjure these memories, they are of the present to me, because after all, the artist is a kind of enchanter in time.’ So said the African-American artist Romare Bearden (1911-1988) […]

Ibrahim Maalouf (Photo: Eric Pollet)

Freshly Pressed #1: Wind by Ibrahim Maalouf

Caught in a storm over forests in central Europe, an aviator is forced into landing in the grounds of an isolated château. Shaken and injured, he is cared for by […]