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In The Ticket this week, Jarvis Cocker talks about his new album (and Michael Jackson again), Ross Noble readies himself for The Cat Laughs festival and Charlie Kaufman talks about his new flick Synecdoche, New York. There’s New Music love …

Fri, May 15, 2009, 09:30

   

In The Ticket this week, Jarvis Cocker talks about his new album (and Michael Jackson again), Ross Noble readies himself for The Cat Laughs festival and Charlie Kaufman talks about his new flick Synecdoche, New York. There’s New Music love for Here We Go Magic, Magistrates, Plugs, Erik Hassle, Local Natives and Dublin Duck Dispensary, while the Music News stories focus on the Indiependence Festival, the Red Bull Music Academy (which has showcased the likes of Flying Lotus and Hudson Mohawk in recent years) and Irish reps at this weekend’s Great Escape fest in Brighton.

CD of the Week comes from Green Day, plus we have reviews of new releases by Madness, Manic Street Preachers, Au Revoir Simone, Phoenix, Passion Pit, Emmet Scanlon, Iron & Wine, Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve, The Leitrim Equation with Lunasa, Steve Earle and many more. As always, Eoin Butler attacks the singles and downloads with relish in Shuffle.

In the comfy seats across the aisle, there are reviews of new flicks Angels & Demons (the review is probably more entertaining than the film), Synecdoche, New York, Fighting and Sounds Like Teen Spirit. Plus Michael Dywer reports from the Cannes Film Festival and there’s the Weekly Movie Quiz-um.

The Ticket: putting on the ritz every week since 2000

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