The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality

The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality

By Joe Blessing

Kleeman's You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine is a powerfully feminine and disturbingly organic contribution to the literature of consumerism. 31 May 2016 // 9:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

12 Feb 2015 // 3:04 AM

Duke Garwood: Heavy Love

Heavy Love, the fourth album to date by this London-based multi-instrumentalist, is comprised mainly of hushed, harrowing soundscapes that are frequently as subversive as they are subdued.

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John Grant: John Grant and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: Live in Concert

Celebrated singer-songwriter John Grant collaborates with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, in what proves to be one of the most incendiary live albums in recent memory.

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John Supko and Bill Seaman: s_traits

This is chance over method: a real post-industrial display of art born out of an immediate flow of ideas, immortalised onto a disk, assembled by the very negation of art that is genuine calculus and roughly adjusted by man

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11 Feb 2015 // 1:17 PM

Alana Yorke: Dream Magic

Alana Yorke could be described as an ambient-leaning Cat Power, a darker, rawer Enya, or a Florence and the Machine on the down low.

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Mogwai: Music Industry 3 Fitness Industry 1 EP

Mogwai follow up their nervy electro album with a mildly electro EP. A stepchild, but still wanted.

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Transatlantic Sessions 2015, Royal Festival Hall, London

Old World meets New World once again at the final Transatlantic Sessions show of 2015: an evening to give the so-called “Special Relationship” a good name, after all.

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‘101 Dalmatians’ Remains a Diamond in Disney’s Crown

Featuring a story filled with wonderful characterizations, genuine excitement, and a perfectly earned ending, 101 Dalmatians is one of Disney's best.

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11 Feb 2015 // 3:06 AM

Natalie Prass: Natalie Prass

Natalie Prass is technically a self-titled singer-songwriter debut. It's just that it doesn't sound like any of those things.

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Matthew Thomas Tackles Dementia in His Ambitious First Novel, ‘We Are Not Ourselves’

At one point, Thomas gave up his teaching job because the desire to finish his writing had outweighed the desire to achieve financial security. Such passion is evident in the pages of his novel.

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Luke Haines: Adventures in Dementia

A "micro opera" involving a Mark E Smith impersonator, caravan holidays, and British fascist punks upholds Haines's reputation as a singular songwriter.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Own Points of View on 'Hardcore Henry'

// Moving Pixels

"Hardcore Henry gives us a chance to consider not how well a video game translates to film, but how well a video game point of view translates to film.

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