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Big Narstie; image courtesy the artist

“F*ck the music industry. Things need to be changed in life…” The Big Interview: Big Narstie

Brixton-born grime artist Big Narstie shares his philosophies with Toby Hood: on Scouse behaviour, racism in the music business, and how his experiences have helped him to become an agony aunt… It’s a balmy, early...

Yaw Owusu -- Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF)

“When the city council gave me the role I believe they were making a statement”: LIMF’s Yaw Owusu

Music entrepreneur and Liverpool International Music Festival curator Yaw Owusu talks to Toby Hood about being the new kid on the block, linking Liverpool to South Africa, and his love for everything from Tupac and...

NEW BRITISH CINEMA FROM ‘SUBMARINE’ TO ’12 YEARS A SLAVE’:  The Resurgence of British Film-making, by Jason Wood and Ian Haydn Smith, is published by Faber & Faber in association with Curzon (£17.99)

New British Cinema From Submarine To 12 Years A Slave: The Resurgence of British Filmmaking — Reviewed

A powerful and significant spotlight on today’s young filmmakers: Toby Hood reviews a collaborative book from Curzon and Faber & Faber on the directors and producers who are redefining British cinema… An ambitious title in its broad scope,...

Asa Baako Festival 2015

Field Trip: Asa Baako Festival, Ghana

Toby Hood enjoys surfing, friendly locals and live music at one of Ghana’s most lively — and eco-aware — arts festivals… As surfers shred the waves in Busua’s beach break cove, the mellow...

Young Everyman Playhouse production (c) Brian Roberts

Young Everyman Playhouse: “We wanted a theatre that was really connected to the youth in the city”

Toby Hood quizzes the Everyman’s youth theatre director Matt Rutter on drawing out talent, creative control and the importance of arts funding… With a new theatre comes fresh talent. As Director of Young Everyman Playhouse...

El Fantastico Mundo de Juan Orol (Mexico, 2012)

Fast-Paced, Bold and Beautiful: ¡Viva! Festival 2014

As ¡Viva! film festival celebrates 20 years of bringing us the best of Spanish and Latin American cinema, Toby Hood is on hand to gauge 2014′s vintage…  Arriving at this year’s ¡Viva! film festival launch,...

Bastards / Les salauds (2013)

Sociopaths, Sunshine and Shadow: The New Film Noir

As Bastards (Les Salauds) enjoys a nationwide release, Toby Hood investigates the evolution of film noir, and the dangers of veering into pastiche… From its beginnings in German expressionism, film noir flourished during...

Warpaint (image courtesy The Guardian)

Playlist: 10 Best Spring Gigs

Toby Hood compiles a mixtape of his favourite tracks from the best of this Spring’s touring indie musicians… With recent high winds and flooding, it might be hard to see the dawn of...

Turner Prize winner 2013

In Profile: Laure Prouvost

Toby Hood takes a look at this year’s Turner Prize winner, multimedia artist Laure Prouvost… Since graduating from Central St. Martins in 2002, French-born artist Laure Prouvost has burst onto the UK scene...