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    La Iaia – On És La Màgia?

    La Iaia – On És La Màgia?

    Catalonia, a region of northeast Spain with its own culture and language, has had its own music scene since the mid-80s. Beyond the boom of indie-pop music generated around the Catalan capital for the last 15 years, new groups from less populated areas but as culturally engaged as Barcelona are breaking through.

    Books

    Instrumental – James Rhodes

    Instrumental – James Rhodes

    “I was raped when I was six years old. I got confined in a psychiatric hospital. I was a drug addict and an alcoholic. I tried to commit suicide five times. I lost my child custody. But I am not going to talk about that. I am going to talk about music. Because Bach saved my life. And I love to be alive.”

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    David Bowie – Blackstar

    David Bowie – Blackstar

    In an age when musical nostalgia is raking in money that would make Wall Street blush, it is endearing to see artists restrain from pillaging their past glories for a quick buck. David Jones invented genres and characters only to abandon them so his vision would not be tainted by the rewards that came calling.

    Literature

    The Universe wants to see you dead: the return of Cosmic Horror

    The Universe wants to see you dead: the return of Cosmic Horror

    Cosmic Horror. It’s a phrase I expect to find written in fat, drippy letters on the cover of an EC comic book from the 1950’s. Or one of the empty promises hurled at the audience in the previews for what will prove to be a predictably ordinary 1940’s horror film: Fiendish Tortures!…Ghastly Terrors!!…Cosmic Horror!!!

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    David Bowie Matters

    David Bowie Matters

    When David Bowie once commented on a mime piece he did early in his career, in which his character struggles to remove a false face, he noted “The papers made a big thing out of it . . . funny though, they didn’t mention anything about a mask.”

    Interviews

    Louisa Hall – The pursuit of substantial language (and the chances of not finding it)

    Louisa Hall – The pursuit of substantial language (and the chances of not finding it)

    Louisa Hall’s novel Speak shocked us all with its thoughtful and rich exploration of the human need for connection; it left us with certain urge to find out more and ask her about the book. Here is that conversation.

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    The ‘Bestest’ of 2015

    The ‘Bestest’ of 2015

    The very best of 2015 according to the people who make The Wild Detectives possible and some of our great friends.

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