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Gary Lightbody from Snow Patrol was The Ticket’s guest editor this week and Ticket ed Conor Goodman explains how it came about and how it worked. In the mix: Snow Patrol’s festival survival guide and Oxegen tips, the editor interviewing …

Fri, Jul 3, 2009, 09:33

   

Gary Lightbody from Snow Patrol was The Ticket’s guest editor this week and Ticket ed Conor Goodman explains how it came about and how it worked. In the mix: Snow Patrol’s festival survival guide and Oxegen tips, the editor interviewing a music journalist, the guest editor interviewing Howling Bells and Gary Lightbody’s New Music starring Lowly Knights, Holy Ghost, Jonquil, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Miracle Fortress and Villagers.

In other stuff, Brian Boyd watches Glastonbury on the box, Pierce Turner reveals the contents of his rider and Lauren Murphy’s Music News has stories on Michael Jackson souvenir tickets, Pirate Bay’s latest move and Daedelus and Jape talking shop.

CD of the Week comes from Florence & The Machine and there are also reviews of releases by Discovery, Ape School, Patrick Kelleher, Phenomenal Handclap Band, Sa-Ra Creative Partners, Bert Jansch, Shawn Colvin and many more.

In the cinemas, this week’s new releases are Public Enemies, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Gigantic, Lake Tahoe and Sugar. Plus from the movies department: film news and the weekly quiz.

The Ticket: we built this city on rock’n'roll

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