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The Archbishop, Truckers, The Pet Shop Boys &The Open Road

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With special thanks, written by: Dave Cheetham

I have to confess, even though I have lived through one previous incarnation of the Pet Shop Boys, I’ve never been what you would describe as a fan of their music. All that said, their electronic warbling has never particularly offended me either. 

With that lack of offence in their favour, when my dear old friend Kim at Fresh Independence called me and asked me if I would review the Pet Shop Boys Latest album I felt somewhat duty bound to rise to the  challenge.

So, after slipping a copy of the ‘Shoppers’ playlist into my car’s stereo,  dressed as an Archbishop, complete with staff and mitre,  I set off on the three and half hour journey to the Lake District and my brothers 50th birthday party.  Settling back into the drivers seat with my mitre tilted at an angle just jaunty enough to squeeze into the space between head an sunroof, I turned the keys, applied pedal ‘A’ and pressed the play button.

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Last Night at the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs

The power of Documentary Film was a raw reality in Tom Donahue’s, ‘Thank you for your Service’ – An insight to PTSD and how America is letting their soldiers down.

Sometimes we are not aware of mass causes because we assume they are being taken care of. Case and point in the heart provoking, educational, and fundamental facts provided to lend a hand in the spirit, strength, and political stand we must provide to support the men that fight for our well being.

To be released in theatres on September 9th. Please share the benefit of this film with all.

Tom

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A day spent in LA includes a stop at the TASCHEN Mick Rock David Bowie Exhibit

Starman remembered: A behind the lens ode to Mick Rock and his work with David Bowie.

Thank-you for letting us in and inspiring a new generation of photographers.

Long live the mystery to Rock n Roll.

David

Backstage

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