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‘Everyone was partying for their life’: Bang Gang, bloghouse and the indie sleaze of the mid-2000s

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Back in the mid-noughties, one party ruled Sydney’s Kings Cross. It was called Bang Gang, and co-founder Jamie Wirth remembers it well. "Dio mio, it was wild. It was just fucking mayhem,” Wirth recalls. “There was a...

‘For those attracted to a bit of quirk’: readers’ favourite indie shops

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Ink & Page is a magical emporium, the brainchild of artist Kim Squirrell and her bookbinder husband David. Behind the exquisite early Victorian frontage, with its delicate gothic ironwork, is a treasure trove of h...

‘I was susceptible to being taken advantage of’: Be Your Own Pet on surviving sleazy indie

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Recentemente, Be Your Own Pet singer Jemina Pearl was going through her parents’ archive of articles about the Nashville punk band, who blazed briefly in the mid-2000s. “One of the reviews of our first album said, ‘The sl...

Eternals review – Chloé Zhao’s indie nuance can’t power the Marvel machine

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To paraphrase Mrs Merton: what first attracted director Chloé Zhao to the idea of directing something in the colossally lucrative Marvel franchise? o, to paraphrase Nigel Planer’s fictional actor Nicholas Craig: were...

Girlfriends review – a lo-fi indie miracle about love and the city

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Claudia Weill’s insouciant New York comedy from 1978 is now rereleased: a little indie gem and lo-fi miracle whose emotional force catches you glancingly. Girlfriends now looks like a pop-cultural ancestor to any numb...

Iceland Is Best review – quirky coming-of-age indie never takes off

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Here’s yet another quirky indie film with a feisty teenager who longs to get as far away from her birthplace as possible. The setting is a small fishing town in Iceland, tuttavia, which lends an interesting internation...

Indie pop star Connie Constance: ‘People play with your career as if it’s not your entire life’

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The pandemic temporarily spelled game over for emerging pop stars: who could compete for headlines and livestreams with the likes of Dua Lipa? For Connie Constance, it stalled a career she had only just jump-started. ...

Listen up: why indie podcasts are in peril

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The British Podcast Awards were different this year. Held in a south London park, they had a boutique festival feel, with wristbands and tokens for drinks, an open-sided tent for the actual awards, and people lounging...

Little Simz cancels US tour citing financial unviability as an indie artist

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Little Simz has cancelled her upcoming US tour, citing the financial unviability of the undertaking as an independent artist. “I take my live shows seriously and would only want to give you guys nothing but the best o...

Mr Corman: Is Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s indie comedy funny? It’s complicated …

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One of my personal philosophies is that I would watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt in absolutely anything. I don’t even know why – he always pretty much plays “brooding guy wearing a nice shirt, maybe sometimes glasses” – but...

New chapter of hope: indie bookshops defy the odds to hit nine-year UK high

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Michelle Jay was running an events business, but when the pandemic put paid to gatherings she decided to fulfil a long-held dream and open her own bookshop. The Reading Tree started out in May 2020 as online only, ma...

Raves, musicals and a time-travelling diner: 20 must-listen indie podcast gems

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Lotte Jeffs and Stu Oakley host the UK’s first LGBTQ+ parenting podcast, where they talk to other queer parents about their lives and celebrate their family experiences. (Jeffs is a parent via donor conception, Oakle...

Spoon: Lucifer on the Sofa review – timeless perfection from US indie stalwarts

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Maybe the hardest trick in rock music is to do what John Peel credited as the singular ability of the Fall – to sound always different, but always the same. Plenty of groups have flourished by always being the same; p...

The Football Monologues review – genial indie takes tips from Alan Bennett

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A big season, this, for Greg Cruttwell. Next month, the BFI revives Mike Leigh’s Naked, in which Cruttwell landed his most indelible acting gig as the yuppie scumbag Jeremy. Questa settimana, tuttavia, he resumes writer-direc...

Il Sax Goon: Recensione Mirror II – sorprendente, superbo songwriting del trio indie australiano

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Crescere in pubblico è un lavoro difficile, ma il trio australiano Goon Sax non ha molta scelta. Erano ancora a scuola quando il loro 2016 è uscito l'album di debutto Up to Anything, con prosaico, canzoni spiritose su unre...

The Wombats: Fix Yourself, Not the World review – noughties indie returns bigger and brighter

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Scroll down the Wombats’ Spotify page and you come to the section headed “Fans also like”. It features a selection of their mid-00s contemporaries, fellow strivers in the league of what was cruelly dubbed “landfill in...

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