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On my radar: the cultural highlight of Laura Marling | Music | Instant News

Singer-songwriter Laura Marling born in 1990, and raised in a village in Hampshire. He released his debut album, Unfortunately, I can’t swim, his 18th birthday week. Recipient of the Brit award for best British female solo artist in 2011, she has also been nominated for three Mercury prizes and the best Grammy folk album (for her last album, 2017’s Semper Femina). As a sign of solidarity with locked music fans, Marling put forward the release of his seventh LP, Song for Our Daughter, from the end of summer. The album was released on Friday on Chrysalis / Partisan.

1. Film

Little Women (2019)

Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan and Emma Watson in Little Women. Photo: Wilson Webb / Shutterstock

I see this with a friend in Soho a few months ago and it really punished me. I still think about it now. I didn’t know Louisa May Alcott’s book when I was young, but I am the youngest of three siblings, and we used to watch 1994 film version, starring Winona Ryder, all the time. I want to be Jo, of course. We all do it! This version carries what happened to Beth from the start, and it made me cry from the second minute, along the way. Greta Gerwig is a fantastic director. He should have won an Oscar.

2. Graphic novel

Are you my mother? Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel

Are you my mother? by Alison Bechel

Are you my mother? by Alison Bechel Photo: Jonathan Cape

Alison Bechdel is a brilliant comic book artist. This bookAbout his relationship with his mother, and his findings about the work of English psychoanalysts Donald Winnicott, who wrote extensively about parenting and child development. Bechdel has a memoir along with pieces of Winnicott’s essay and biography, which interests me because I have been studying for a part-time master’s degree in psychoanalysis myself since last summer. I am also under psychoanalysis, and I like how it helps me write, and can be applied to many things.

3. Podcasts

Where Should We Begin? by Esther Perel

Esther Perel

Esther Perel’s photo: Sound

When I first heard Esther Perel, in another podcast, I think he’s amazing. He is polite and authoritative in a way that I find very interesting. He does not tolerate nonsense. In this podcast, an anonymous couple enters, and you think they are in a clear situation, but what happens next is always more than that. I find it interesting that there are many strange or non-binary couples in it, and the problems they discuss always go beyond gender and sexual identity. Perel reduces everyone to their childish needs, and shows how sensitive and vulnerable we all really are. We’re all little kids, really!

4. TV

Seinfeld (All 4)

Michael Richards, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jerry Seinfeld from Seinfeld.

Michael Richards, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jerry Seinfeld from Seinfeld. Photo: NBC Universal via Getty Images

I decided to watch all nine seasons again Seinfeld will be the best thing to do during lockdown. Friend was very old, and I briefly considered revisiting The Sopranos, but decided it would be too much for my brain. I missed Seinfeld the first time because I was too young, but because my sisters were eight and 10 years older than me, I remember them recording and playing back the bits on VHS, and sharing one sentence. My favorite episodes are episodes where they all have a competition to see who can take the longest without masturbating (Contest). I can watch Julia-Louis Dreyfus all day long.

5. Music

Big Thief

The Great Thief Adrianne Lenker.

The Great Thief Adrianne Lenker. Photo: Mariano Regidor / Redferns

Big Thief is one of the few bands that I have seen in the last few months and they are very good at it. There is something timeless, but also strange, about their music to me. It looks like they are a band from the 1990s – they have a feeling of loose and loose jeans about them – but you can say that they have played together for hours, according to the rules, to make them geniuses too. Adrianne Lenker is an amazing lyricist. One of his favorite lines is from Shark Smile from a few years ago: “Evelyn’s kiss was oxygen / I bent to accept it”. Their new album, Two hands, fantastic.

6. Instagram

Chloe Fineman

Chloe Fineman as Carole Baskin.

Chloe Fineman as Carole Baskin. Photo: @ chloeiscrazy / Instagram

I was recently on Instagram do a live guitar tutorial. I first learned about Chloe’s comedy from my friend Casey Thomas Brown in LA[WithwhoMarlingstarredinshortfilmin2013[withwhomMarlingstarredin2013shortfilm[DengansiapaMarlingmembintangifilmpendek2013[withwhomMarlingstarredin2013shortfilmFemale Driver: Musical]. He is the newest cast member Saturday Night Live, and he cannot be trusted in imitating people, which he does regularly his Instagram account. He does it Gigi and Bella Hadid, and him Is Carole Baskin from Tiger King [Netflix[Netflix’s[Netflix[Netflix’shit documentary series]recently – if you’ve seen it, you should see Chloe do it. The best thing about him is that he is not bad. I have never liked comedy about cruelty or trashing people. He really hit the right note.


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