Jim Carroll

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This week in The Ticket – and your plugs

Scissor Sisters: Brian Boyd hears how a break from recording the difficult third album helped put the sex and disco back into the multi-million selling New York band. The Acorn: Kanye West and Elbow are fans but, as Sinead Gleeson …

Fri, Jun 4, 2010, 09:17

   

Scissor Sisters: Brian Boyd hears how a break from recording the difficult third album helped put the sex and disco back into the multi-million selling New York band.

The Acorn: Kanye West and Elbow are fans but, as Sinead Gleeson explains, don’t let that put you off the Canadian band.

1.2.3.4: besides being Mickey from Dr Who, Noel Clarke is also the director of Kidulthood and Adulthood and he talks to Anna Carey about his latest movie, 1.2.3.4.

Plus: reviews of new music releases from Crystal Castles, Dervish, Delorean, Trentemoller, Bettye Lavette, Brendan Perry, Andy Bell, Rox, Oasis and others, and new movies rated and slated including 4.3.2.1, She’s Out Of My League, The Killer Inside Me, The Infidel, Death At A Funeral, The Girl On the Train and The Brothers Bloom.

All this and more in The Ticket, in print, online and the best of The Ticket on the app.

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Banter plug: The latest Banter session will feature a chat with Andy Votel tomorrow night plus a screening of cult Aussie biker movie Stone. Full information here.

The OTR bulletin board is now open for business. Please feel free to plug and recommend stuff away to your heart’s content, but remember some simple rules. Declare an interest where one should be declared. Plugs are accepted on the whim of OTR and may be edited for length/clarity/common sense. Plugs which mention a commercial sponsor are really ads and will probably not be published in this slot. Plugs which plug the same stuff every week will also be deleted – if people ain’t interested by now, you should really get the message. Enjoy the long weekend.