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In today’s issue of The Ticket, your only man/woman when it comes to music and movies and stuff, Donald Clarke goes all the way to 11 with Anvil, the loudest band in Canada who are subject of the rockumentary of …

Fri, Mar 6, 2009, 09:24

   

In today’s issue of The Ticket, your only man/woman when it comes to music and movies and stuff, Donald Clarke goes all the way to 11 with Anvil, the loudest band in Canada who are subject of the rockumentary of the moment (and who play Dublin’s Academy on June 14), Choice Music Prize winner Jape wonders what it’s all about and my New Music picks this week are Nico Muhly, The Laundry Shop, The Kanyu Tree, Magic Arm and Hjaltin. There is also a fabulous Choice Music Prize slideshow as shot by Dara Mac Dónaill at Vicar Street the other night plus Brian Boyd on why 60 per cent of 16- to 24-year-olds would rather go without sex than without music.

This week’s CD of the Week comes from Micachu and there are also reviews of releases from Beirut, Howling Bells, The Long Lost, Niall Colfer, Starsailor, Hauschka, Melody Garnot, Liz Durrett and the Watchmen soundtrack.

Lauren Murphy’s Music News has stories on the Oxegen line-up – plus word that Orbital seem to be heading to Stradbally – the Meteors and another bloody U2 album.

Across the aisle, the new film list is bursting at the seams with Watchmen, The Young Victoria, Flame and Citron, American Teen, Wendy and Lucy, Surveillance, The Secret of Kells and – what looks like the flick of the week – Anvil: The Story of Anvil.

That’s our lot. Over to you – get plugging before the classified ads department realise what’s going on.

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