Review: The Swingles – Folklore

In a time when pop acts seem to come and go, the history of choral ensemble The Swingles is rare. Founded in Paris in 1962 the group – originally known as The Swingle Singers – is, remarkably, now in its 55th year. Relocated to London, the youthfulness of the current seven strong line-up both informs and belies their musical influences.

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Review: Black Mirror Men Against Fire Original Soundtrack

There was a time in the 1980s when it seemed that almost every Hollywood film and television show was accompanied by its own soundtrack album. Miami Vice alone produced three albums during its five season run. Whole sections of record shops were dedicated to records, tapes and then CDs emblazoned with lilliputian facsimiles of poster artwork scaled to fit each audio format.

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