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Lisa Torem: Most Recent Articles

Vivek Tiwary: Interview Part 1
In the first part of this two part interview, Vivek Tiwary talks to Lisa Torem about the writing of his graphic novel 'The Fifth Beatle', which is about Brian Epstein...
Vivek Tiwary: Interview Part 2
...while in its second part he talks about its forthcoming film adaptation and his plans for the future
Ellis Paul: Interview
Lisa Torem speaks to American singer-songwriter Ellis Paul, about his latest solo alabum 'Chasing Shadows', which, recorded in three studios, includes songs about American war veterans and Johnny Cash
Michael Darling: Interview
Lisa Torem talks to Michael Darling, the chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, about the 'David Bowie Is' exhibition, which after its run at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, is now about to open there
Raging Pages: Vivek J. Tiwary/The Fifth Beatle; The Brian Epstein Story
In 'Raging Pages', her books review column, Lisa Torem reflects on 'The Fifth Beatle', Vivek Tiwary's graphic novel about Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein

Most Recent Reviews

Dr John: Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch - CD
Enjoyable compilation of blues, jazz and gospel covers from Dr John, which features guest contributions from Bonnie Raitt and the Blind Boys of Alabama
Sun Ra And His Arkestra: In the Orbit of Ra - CD X2
Occasionally over-indulgent but inventive double CD compilation from pioneering jazz experimentalists, Sun Ra and His Arkestra
Anja McCloskey: Quincy Who Waits - CD
Endearing second album from much acclaimed German-American singer-songwriter and accordionist, Anja McCloskey
Richard Thompson: Acoustic Classics - CD
First-rate album from folk icon Richard Thompson upon which he performs acoustic renditions of many of his classic songs
Ashley Reaks: Compassion Fatigue (1-8) - CD
Uncompromising but rewarding sixth album from Harrogate-based visual artist and experimental musician, Ashley Reaks

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