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This week in The Ticket – and your plugs

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: ahead of his Irish tour, Will Oldham talks about his one-new-album-a-year recording schedule and his man-love for Merle Haggard, Leonary Cohen and, yes, R. Kelly The Magic Numbers: Lauren Murphy does the math with the two sets …

Fri, Jul 23, 2010, 08:21

   

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: ahead of his Irish tour, Will Oldham talks about his one-new-album-a-year recording schedule and his man-love for Merle Haggard, Leonary Cohen and, yes, R. Kelly

The Magic Numbers: Lauren Murphy does the math with the two sets of brothers and sisters as they limber up for their third album

Back to the 1980s: A look at Hollywood’s obsession with the 1980s via remakes of Wall Street, Nightmare on Elm Street, Red Dawn, Clash of The Titans and The A Team.

Plus: reviews of music releases from Andy Cutting (CD of the Week for the English folk musician’s solo debut), Tom Jones, Sheryl Crow, Macy Gracy, I Am Arrows, Fang Island, MIke Oldfield, The John Henrys, “Shangaan Electro”, Lee Knotizand others, and new movies on the block including Splice, Baaria, The Rebound, The Colony, City Island and Baraka.

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

The OTR plugs service 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 Plugs which mention a commercial sponsor are really ads and will probably not be published in this slot.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. The Juve fans at breakfast were asking a lot of questions about Shamrock Rovers.

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